30/08/2014North Queensland Conservation Council Fundraiser

Music for the Reef 7 – 10pm Saturday 20 September 2014 Enjoy some of the best musos in town – favourite choral group Aquapella and the world music sounds of Ma Las featuring vocalist Lisa Mondo. Enjoy delicious nibbles amongst the work of international and local printmakers in Compact Prints 2014. Indulge in specialty cocktails prepared exclusively for this very special event. Win valuable raffle prizes! Great music, great art, great nibbles, great cocktails, great company, great chance to win great prizes and all for a great cause – NQCC and its work to save the Reef! Tickets cost $20 | NQCC Members – $18:  Available at the door on the night, contact the NQCC on 4771 6226 or book online here

28/08/2014Grants Writing for Artists

Are you an artist? Do you need money for a project, a workshop, or to create new works? Then this is the presentation for you! Learn to to write a grant with Gerard Byrne’s tips by downloading the Grants Writing for Artists Townsville 2014 PDF document. This presentation by Gerard Byrne was given at Umbrella Studio on Sunday 24 August 2014.

Under the Mango Tree exhibition

A Clothes-line Exhibition of unframed watercolour paintings by the Townsville Watercolour Group 10 am to 4pm Saturday 4and Sunday 5October, at M’osart Gallery, 14 Anderson Street Railway Estate With the Mango Winds comes that other Townsville institution, the Townsville Watercolour Group’s annual ‘Under the Mango Tree,’ This exhibition offers over 350 works by some of Townsville’s best known, award winning water-colourists. Exhibitors include Debbie Belcastro, Julie  Boyd, Helen Caldwell, Val Claussen, Gai Copeman, Sally Grattidge, Jenny Hyatt, Annette Ireland, Kerry Kelly, Geoff Maidens, Pat Nelson, Marion O’shea and Jan Whebel. Come and enjoy this stunning open- air exhibition in the garden surrounds of M’osart Gallery. Chat and share a cup of tea with the artists. Select a painting and take it home. Works are unframed so you can frame them to suit your décor and style. Here is an opportunity to purchase unique Christmas gifts for friends and family, locally…
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27/08/2014Art and Architecture In The Tropics

A multi-space exhibition that aims to celebrate both the art and architecture of the North Queensland and Townsville area. Townsville architect Terry O’Toole showcases his eclectic collection of commissioned works by local artists exploring the buildings and architecture of North Point Developments and Troppo Architects. This collection showcases the artistic talents from established artists such as Jan Hynes, Ron McBurnie and Anneke Silver to the emerging fresh talent of Carole Howlett and Mel Williams. There are over 150 works in the collection going back three decades. Filmed and Produced by Jepson Media.

21/08/2014Family Fun Day & Public Artwork Launch

Official unveiling of public artwork by Marion Gaemers at newly developed suburb “The Village” on Saturday 30 August 9.30am. All welcome.