Past Programs & Events


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    As part of the Clay Stories exhibition a children's (8 -15 years) workshop will be held with artists, Nephi Denham and Abe Muriata, from Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre. Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre supports and represents Aboriginal people from the rainforest of far North Queensland.

    Workshop participants will make small clay objects and learn about the importance of clay as a material and

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    As part of the Clay Stories exhibition an adult workshop will be held with artists, Nephi Denham and Abe Muriata, from Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre. Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre supports and represents Aboriginal people from the rainforest of far North Queensland.

    Workshop participants will make small clay objects and learn about the importance of clay as a material and story-telling

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    Have you got a great arts project, looking for financial support?

    Join Creative Regions' Creative Producer Di Wills, for an intensive grant writing workshop, hosted in conjunction with the Gladstone Regional Council's Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) 2018-2019 Round One, seeking submissions for short term projects that commence after 7 May 2019.

    "Can’t wait to return to the Gladstone

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    Design and create a floral headpiece using fresh flowers, with local artist Christine McLaren.

    The crown is yours to take home to impress family and friends.

    All SUNfest 2019 tickets on sale from 9am Wednesday, 28 November 2018.

    • Online at: www.gladstoneentertainment.com
    • In person at: Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre, Box Office, 58 Goondoon St, Gladstone Q 4680
    • Over the Phone:
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    Using twine and beads create your own Tree of Life, with Calliope Crafty Capers' Tina Skyring-Quirk.

    Your weaving on a metal ring will make a great decoration at home, or a wonderful hand crafted gift.

    All SUNfest 2019 tickets on sale from 9am Wednesday, 28 November 2018.

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    In a rare opportunity, for ages 15 to 17 years, spend two days in the cool comfort of the Gallery & Museum, during Silversmithing, with Flying Arts Alliance's specialist, Clare Poppi.

    A Queensland College of Art sessional lecturer, Clare's will guide participants to design, practice in copper then, create in silver, two artworks (pendant, earrings, keyring or ring) to take home.

    All SUNfest

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    Inspired by the Harry Potter fantasy novels written by British author J K Rowling, join local artist Tina Skyring-Quirk, of Calliope Crafty Capers, to create all things Potter!

    Make a mandrake, felt tie, wand, Billywig slime, Aragog diary, bookmark, feather quill, Hogwarts ticket (platform 9 3/4), winged key and tote bag.

    All SUNfest 2019 tickets on sale from 9am Wednesday, 28 November 2018.

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    APT9 Kids on Tour will enable children to experience and explore contemporary art from Australia, Asia and the Pacific through a range of free activities.

    FREE Family Fun Day: 10am - 1pm, Saturday 19 January 2019

    Everyone is invited to participate in APT9 Kids on Tour, an exciting program of specially designed hands-on activities for families developed by the Queensland Art Gallery I Gallery of

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    Young artists of the Gladstone Region have the chance again to get creative, as Gladstone Regional Council invites primary school aged children to put pen, paint, collage or any other medium to A4 paper during the 2019 Celebrate Australia Primary School Art Competition.

    This is the thirteenth year of the competition encouraging students to think about an aspect of Australia they believe is

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    Have your say

    On behalf of Arts Queensland, Gladstone Regional Council is hosting a consultation forum on Wednesday 5 December 2018 on the future of arts and creativity in Queensland.

    This forum responds to the Queensland Government's Creating Queensland’s Future: 10-Year Roadmap for the arts, cultural and creative sector discussion paper.

    The discussion paper includes a draft vision and asks

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