While you are exploring the region during the Horizon Festival make sure you visit the many galleries and exhibitions, as well as ephemeral art installations featured as a part of the festival.
Sunshine Coast Hinterland Art Trail
Artisans at the House: A display of two and three dimensional artworks by local artists. Date Fri 25 Aug to Sun 3 Sep, Yandina Historic House, 3 Pioneer Rd, Yandina.
Dying to Know – A Journey of Life, Loss and Renewal: An inter-generational collaboration exploring death and renewal through the eyes of student photographers under the mentorship of master photographer Colin Beard. Date: 25 Aug to Sun 3 Sep, 2017, Nambour Social, Currie St and Old Ambulance Station, Howard St, Nambour.
Rust & Lace: An exhibition of wall-hanging assemblages by Nathalie Bastier. Date Fri 25 Aug to Sun 3 Sep, 2017 (closed Monday), Art on Cairncross, 3 Panorama Place, Maleny.
Sunshine Coast Ar Trail
Patterns in the Landscape: Manning Daly Art will create patterns in the sand with designs inspired by local plant species, enhancing the spectacular Sunshine Coast beaches. These large scale creations are drawn directly onto the sand only to be washed away with the tide. The ephemeral nature of the art is a reminder of the transience of our valuable landscape. Date: 25 Aug; Time: Artists on site 2 pm to 6 pm; Location: Kings Beach, Caloundra; Price: Free.
Australis Plasticus: An Art for ARTsake site specific installation demonstrating the dangers of plastic and litter in marine areas, sending the message that plastic is not welcome in our ocean. Australis Plasticus, the morphed sea creature, will suspend and crawl from the Coolum Surf Life Saving Tower. Date: Fri 25 Aug to Sun 3 Sep, 2017; Time: Daily; Location: Coolum Surf Life Saving Observation Tower, Coolum; Price: Free
Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2017: A national contemporary exhibition showcasing 40 finalist working in a 2D medium. Date: Thu 17th Aug to Sun 8 Oct, 2017; Caloundra Regional Gallery, 22 Omrah Ave, Caloundra.
Maroochy Gunyah – Historical Images of South East Queensland Gunyahs: A photographic exhibition of traditional Indigenious shelters from the South East Queensland Region. Date Sat 26 Aug to Sun 27 Aug, 2017.
Standing Here: A beautiful installation comprising of naturally dyed squares of fabric, bringing together the natural dyeing work from communities around Australia. Date Fri 25 Aug to Sun 3 Sep, 2017, USC Sunshine Coast, 90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs.
Japanese Artist in Residence: Watch Mr Murata, master water colourist and pastel painter. Date Fri 25 Aug to Sat 2 Sep, 2017 at The Yaroomba Beach Design Centre, 1443 David Low Way, Yaroomba.
Creative Generation – Excellence in Visual Art Awards 2017: An exhibition showcasing the best of the region’s senior high school artwork. Date Fri 25 Aug to Sun 3 Sep, 2017, USC Sunshine Coast, 90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs.
Wearable Art Exhibition: A bespoke exhibition of ‘lost arts’ responding to the theme of wearable art. Date Fri 1 Sep to Sun 3 Sep, 2017 at Caloundra Arts Centre, 5 North St., Caloundra.
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