Horizon Festival of Art and Culture – Art Trails

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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Horizon Festival – GooseChase

A GooseChase at the Horizon Festival

Let us take you on a wild GooseChase …

Looking for a fun way to explore the Horizon Festival and see more of the region?  Join our GooseChase, the festival’s online adventure, and win tickets to Adelaide Fringe Festival 2018.  The game is on Friday 18th August starting at 9 am through to Sunday 3 September, 2017 at 10 pm.

Download the GooseChase app to participate in this interactive scavenger hunt, get your team sorted or play individually, and most importantly have fun!  Checkout the Map

You will be tasked to complete missions – extra points are awarded for creativity!

Don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of the biggest online adventure the Coast has ever seen.

Scavenger hunt your way to victory….

There will be rewards along the way, and the winning team or individual will receive a prize package to Adelaide Fringe 2018* to participate in their festival GooseChase!

Major prize package includes:

– 4 x economy flights to Adelaide during Adelaide Fringe
– 1 x $200 FringeTIX voucher plus an Adelaide Fringe merch pack
– 4 x entry passes to the exclusive Fringe Club artist bar
– 3 nights’ accommodation for up to four people at The Watson Art Series Hotel
– A bottle of delicious Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc from Tomich Wine
– And UBER credit to get you around Adelaide

PLUS, an iPad, portable speakers and Horizon merchandise will be up for grabs.

*Terms and conditions apply

 

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Horizon Festival of Art and Culture – Street Art

Stand By Me:  Watch internationally renowned street artist Beastman (Bradley Eastman), one of Australia’s most distinctive and prolific emerging contemporary artists, alongside MIMI (Emily Devers), an accomplished multidisciplinary artist who develops pertinent and timeless concepts.  The Maroochydore Revitalisation Association (MRA), Maroochy Music & Visual Arts Festival (MMVAF) and Horizon have partnered to bring these prolific artists to the Ocean Street Precinct.

See these two street artists creative live mural art in a couple of locations within the Ocean Street Precinct from Monday 28th August to Wednesday 30th August, 2017.

Live Mural Art – 28, 29 and 30th August 9am to 5 pm at the Alleyway, 7 Ocean St and 37 Duporth Avenue, Maroochydore.

Artist Talk and Question & Answers – 30th August between 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm at the Alleyway, 7 Ocean St, Maroochydore (wet weather venue Machu Picchu).

Caloundra: Downtown Caloundra is emerging as an urban creative hub.  There are nine street art works to see, all in comfortable walking distance.

Discover murals by artists David Houghton, Thom Stuart, Fuzeillear (aka Claire Matthews), Joel Birch, Kyle Hughes-Odgers, Andrew Frazer, Adam Lewczuk, Ryan Sullivan, John Waldron, Steven Bordonaro and Cassie Munson.

The trail loop is approximately 1.7 km.  Council recommends starting at the Caloundra Regional Gallery and wander up through Lamkin Lane to discover The Pavilion and The Lighthouse. Take a stroll up Bulcock Street to the top of the roundabout and down to the Dingle Wall. On your way back down Bulcock Street cross the road and turn left into the laneway towards the Transit Centre. Here you will discover Ma and Pa and to the left, behind you, Miniature Panthers. Head south along Williamson Lane, to discover three other works.

Once you are done, grab a refreshing juice, smoothie or coffee in Bulcock Street or a wine on the waterfront along The Esplanade in one of Caloundra’s premier cafes or restaurants.

To find out more about each work, download the free council app on your smart device, look for the ‘THINGS TO DO’ button and open the ‘VIRTUAL GALLERY’.

Enjoy the trail and share your experience on social media with #scpublicart – download the Street Art Trail[3036KB] map on your smart device and follow the walking trail.

Nambour:  Uncover the groundswell of street art across Nambour’s streets and lane-ways.  Recognised as a n emerging hub for street art, Nambour was a satellite location for the 2017 Brisbane Street Art Festival.  Wander the urban streets of Nambour and discover eight large-scale artworks by artists David Houghton, EJ Zyla, Mieke Salna, Conrad Square, Mandy Schone-Salter, Simon Degroot, The Brightsiders, Adam Lewczuk, Ryan Sullivan, Michael Foley and Bianca Beetson.  Nambour CBD also features four integrated and sculptural Public Artworks to check out along the trail.

The walk should take about an hour and a half or a little more if you enjoy a coffee at one of the local café’s along the way.  The trail loop is approximately 2.3 km.  There are 13 works of art to discover, highlighting the local history, colourful stories and meaningful expressions by some of our best local and national public art artists.

To find out more about each work, download the free council app on your smart device, look for the ‘Things to Do’ button and open the ‘Virtual Gallery’.
Download the Nambour Public Art Trail Map here

 

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Horizon Fesitval of Arts and Culture – Public Art

Horizon Festival of Arts & Culture – Public Art

For a really immersive creative experience, take time out to explore one or all of the dynamic public art trails available from Friday 25th August to Sunday 3 September, 2017.

This first list is public art on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland:

  • Herd of Cows: Bunya St, Maleny (Artist – Janna Pameijer)
  • Apparatus for Expedient market Deployment:  Ananas Comosus – Simpson Street, Beerwah (Artist Russell Anderson)
  • Strangler Cairn:  Conondale Range Great Walk (Artist Andy Goldsworthy)
  • Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden – Sculpture Garden with more than 30 works nestled amidst a lush and beautiful landscape.
  • Sunshine Coast Hinterland Poetry Trail:  Located in Maleny, Montville and Kenilworth – there are seven works to discover on your journey.

Here are other areas of the Sunshine Coast

  • iDIDIT!Village Park, Birtinya (Artist Russell Anderson)
  • Spirit OrbEumundi Amphitheatre, Memorial Ave (Artists Meg Geer and Richard Thompson)
  • SustainableEumundi, at Dick Caplick Park (Artist Hew Chee Fong)
  • PortalMarcoola Village Green (Artist Simone Eisler)
  • Coolum Boardwalk Public Art Trail – Enjoy the outdoors and seaside views with a creative twist. Pop in for a coffee at one of the local café’s while you navigate through more than 12 public artworks.

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Horizon Festival – Art St Maleny

Art St Maleny – part of the amazing
Horizon Festival of Arts and Culture

There are events covering the Sunshine Coast and the Hinterland from 25th August to 3 September 2017.  Click here to find out more about Art St Maleny.

 Art St Maleny is a collaborative  celebration that, together with Maleny Music Festival, will bring art into public space through local cafes, parks and venues to celebrate the creative energy of the Maleny community.  Art St presents a series of events, workshops, public art installations and opportunities for visitors to engage their senses.

From Friday to Sunday 1st to 3rd September, 2017 : –

Maleny Music Festival – at the Maleny Showgrounds.  Maleny Music Festival website

Eat Our Art! – Local cafes celebrate food as a medium for creativity making delicious signature arty dishes using food as a paintbrush and the plate as the canvas.

Traditional Maori Basket Weaving Workshop with Alice Spittle – daily at Tesch Park, Coral Street,  10 am to 4 pm Cost $69 (includes materials).

Forest Art Trail – Designed to educate children about native wildlife, follow the map along a wonderful forest walk to discover 15 art features created from nature’s gifts, recycled materials and other creative recourses – daily on the Obi Boardwalk connecting Maleny Showgrounds to Coral Street.  Cost – Free.

Pick up a fabulous A4 black brochure from the Maleny Visitor Information Centre and check out our comprehensive Events Calendar (covering the whole of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland)  Click here to check out the Maleny Visitor Information Centre’s Events Calendar.  

If you can’t get a hold of the Horizon Festival of Arts and Culture brochure you can see it online Click here to see the brochure which covers all the events, and includes, days, dates, times, location, and cost(s).

This is a huge Arts and Culture Festival – there has to be something to suit you!

The Horizon Sunshine Coast is presented by the Sunshine Coast Council and supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and Tourism and Events Queensland. 

 

 

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RUBBISH AND RECYCLABLES : WHAT’S WHAT

Rubbish and Recyclables : What’s What

Everybody’s doing it – (recycling that is)  – Could we do it better?

Have you been faced with the dilemma of what’s rubbish and what’s recyclable?  Can you put the same items that are recyclable at Sunshine Coast Council recycling facilities into your yellow lidded bin? or the public place recycle bins?  Glass jars and bottles are recyclable, but what about tin/plastic lids and bottle tops?

Come along and hear:   

  • presentation by a Guest Speaker from council’s Waste 2 Resource Education Program who will give us the drum on all things recyclable.
  • Our Office Manager, Theresa Bint, who will share the challenges of Plastic Free July, both in the office and at home, practical and existential.

If you have items of rubbish that you suspect are recyclable but are unsure whether they belong in the yellow lidded bins, bring them along (washed please) and find out where they’re meant to go.  

Where:  Hinterland Business Centre Conference Room 38A Coral St, Maleny
When: Wednesday 9th August, 6.15pm (grab a cuppa) for a 6.30 start

Book here or phone the office 5494 3151

This event is FREE, a gold coin donation –  would be appreciated.  Thanks.

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Beerwah Charity – Photography Competition 2017

Beerwah Charity – Photography Competition 2017

  Entries close 3 pm Friday 25th August 2017.  Entry fee is $2 per entry.

 

Beerwah Charity Sports Annual Photography Competition
– Supporting the Cancer Council of Queensland
  ($27,500 was raised through Charity Sports Day activities in 2016

Photography prizes total $1,400 in value in 2017 (all prizes generously donated by local businesses from Beerwah, Landsborough, Maleny, Caloundra, Caboolture, Nambour & Beerwah Lions Club).

Collection points for entry forms and lodgement of entries:  Glasshouse Mountains Pharmacy, Beerwah Amcal Pharmacy, Mooloolah Pharmacy and Maleny Newsagency.

Full details are on the entry forms or telephone Gary Bradford on 07 5496 9169 or Bob Banner on 07 5494 9080.

(Major Sponsors:  Lions Club of Beerwah Inc., Australia Zoo, Beerwah Flowers & Gifts, Val Thomson, Qld Air Museum, Beerwah Amcal Chemist, Caboolture Sports Club, Jewellery Artist Creations, BS & NM Enterprises, Maleny Botanical Gardens, Aussie World, Maleny Dairies, Bellingham Maze, Landsborough Museum, Bunnings, and Buderim Ginger Factory.
Please support these generous sponsors by giving them your business.