Your June guide to arts and culture

Published 07 June 2019

Child playing with paint

From crafty fun to an 80s retro rewind, the Moreton Bay Region’s network of council galleries, museums and libraries are bustling with plenty of arts and cultural activities this June.

A purrfect day out

Don’t miss The Life and Times of Scarface Claw as it slinks its way into Caboolture Regional Art Gallery with more than 40 original watercolour illustrations by author and illustrator Dame Lynley Dodd. Meet the creator herself at In conversation with Dame Lynley Dodd or join a guided tour with curator Penelope Jackson.

Relive the 80s

Turn back to a time of bright fashions, major events and massive growth for the Sunshine State in The 80s exhibition at Pine Rivers Heritage Museum. Dust off those leg warmers and pop on a sweatband for Aerobics Class 80s Style in the museum or get the kids involved at Aerobics 80s Style for Kids.

Get Crafty

Brush up on your sewing skills at the Redcliffe Art Gallery’s Craft Café workshop series. Held as part of the RED - Henzell St Quilters exhibition, learn Story-telling through stitch, how to Recycle mini-quilt creations.

If sewing’s not your style, head over to the Caboolture Regional Art Gallery to construct a sculpture using a lithograph print in the Zoonoses exhibition Construct a fly workshops.

Kid-friendly fun

Colour and create an ocean wonderland of shipwrecks, sea creatures and pirate treasures at Bribie Island Seaside Museum’s Under the sea activities as part of the Submerged exhibition.

The ever-popular Term Time Tots returns to Redcliffe Museum during the school term with plenty of crafty fun exploring Australia’s flora and fauna using creative craft, storytelling, song and games.

See the characters of Lynley Dodd storybooks come to life with Wendy Whiskers interactive storytelling at Caboolture Regional Art Gallery every Tuesday in July.

Get messy at Bribie Island Library with a dedicated Messy Day to play with kinetic sand, bubbles, paints and all the hands-on fun you can handle.

Free movies

Celebrate diversity with Wide Angle Film Festival screenings at Redcliffe, Arana Hills, Caboolture, North Lakes, Albany Creek and Bribie Island Libraries. Book in to Caboolture Library for a free screening of The Staging Post during Refugee Week.

For a comprehensive calendar of events visit the Galleries and Museums or Libraries web pages.