Upcoming events

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Today — 26 June 2017

Tomorrow

Thursday 13 April - Sunday 23 July

Exhibition: Lay of the Land
Whiteside Free
The North and South Pine Rivers have flowed through the Moreton Bay landscape and shaped the lives of many generations. From Indigenous stories to contemporary tales, Lay of the Land will reveal this region’s cultural heritage as documented in early written records, and showcased through objects and images from our collection.

Friday 14 April - Friday 14 July

Self-paced activity: Farm in a box
Whiteside Free
Connect to nature through this fun hands-on activity, which includes basic tools and technologies, block farm set, and farm animal educational sheets.

Friday 21 April - Sunday 2 July

Exhibition: Serge Testa: Sailing Into History
Redcliffe Free
Sailing into History celebrates the 30th anniversary of local yachtsman Serge Testa who gained a world record for circumnavigating the world in 1987 in the smallest boat.

Friday 19 May - Saturday 8 July

Exhibition: The Morning Glory
Strathpine Free
‘The Morning Glory’ is a magnificent cloud formation unique to the morning skies of Burketown, Queensland. Artists Marg Barnett, Lawrence English, and Al Sim explore its relationship with the sea, sky, and landscape through an immersive exhibition combining photography, textiles and sound.

Friday 19 May - Sunday 16 July

Exhibition: Tools of the Trade
Bongaree Free
From builder to baker, from draftsman to dressmaker, each occupation has its own set of tools. Tools of the Trade will explore our museum collections to reveal the variety of trades both historical and contemporary in the Moreton Bay area.

Wednesday 31 May - Monday 26 June

Nearly Famous Exhibition
8.00am - 9.00am Redcliffe Free
"Nearly Famous" Exhibition - artists by the dozen-Moreton Bay Arts Council Members. 

Thursday 1 June - Sunday 2 July

Foyer Exhibition: Barry Kidd
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Barry Kidd's images are designed to involve the viewer in a way that will leave a lasting impression long after memories of mere detail have faded away.

Saturday 3 June - Friday 30 June

Window exhibition: Loop by the Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia
Strathpine Free
Loop is the culmination of a collaboration between members of the Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia, Queensland Chapter Inc.,(JMGQ).

Monday 5 June - Saturday 8 July

Kids activity: Morning Glory Diorama
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
The current exhibition at the gallery celebrates the 'Morning Glory’, a magnificent cloud formation unique to the morning skies of Burketown, Queensland.

Kids activity: Weather Strings
10.30am - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
Thunder and lightning, sunshine and rainbows or lots and lots of rain! Everyone talks about the weather. So why not set about making your very own mini weather mobile.

Friday 16 June - Saturday 29 July

Exhibition: Elemental change - Henzell Street Quilters
10.00am - 4.00pm Redcliffe Free
Change can be subtle. A quiet revolution has been occurring in this craft for hundreds of years as designs, materials and skills evolve.

Saturday 24 June - Saturday 8 July

Exhibition: The Drawing Room
Caboolture Free
The inspiration for The Drawing Room exhibition was Brett Whiteley’s Moreton Bay Fig bonsai, taken everywhere with him.

Saturday 24 June - Sunday 9 July

Teen Holiday Workshops
8.00am - 9.00am All libraries
Find out what's on offer for teens at libraries during the school holidays.

Saturday 24 June - Saturday 16 September

Exhibition: Affinity - Whiteley Contemporaries and Peers
Caboolture Free
Affinity highlights Australian artists from the 1960s through to the 1990s, and how their lives intersected with Brett Whiteley, both professionally and personally.


Today

Monday 26 June

2017 Caboolture Day Camp
9.00am - 2.30pm Caboolture
Holiday fun for kids in years 3-6.

Caboolture Day Camp
8.45am - 2.30pm Caboolture
Holiday fun for school kids in years 3 - 6!

In Residence within The Drawing Room: Nicole Crosswell
10.00am - 1.00pm Caboolture Free
Practise creating intricate lines and experiment with incorporating thread into your drawing with Nicole Crosswell.

In Residence within The Drawing Room: Tricia Reust
12.00noon - 1.00pm Caboolture Free
Observe the foundations of drawing with Tricia Reust, a highly esteemed tutor in a variety of mediums.

Kids activity: Weather String Mobiles
2.00pm - 3.30pm Strathpine Free
The Morning Glory is a magnificent cloud formation unique to the morning skies of Burketown, Queensland. Artists Marg Barnett, Lawrence English, and Al Sim explore its relationship with the sea, sky, and landscape through an immersive exhibition combining photography, textiles and sound.

Monday painting group
10.30am - 1.00pm Strathpine Free
Every Monday the gallery hosts a free adults painting group where participants with a range of experience come together to paint and be inspired by the current exhibition.

Monday 26 June - Friday 30 June

Kids Dig It! Medieval Family Fun
10.00am - 3.00pm Caboolture
This hands-on event is a hall-mark of the Abbey Museum's educational experience and is designed to teach kids about life during the medieval era in an exciting and highly interactive way. Visitors are encouraged to make the experience even more exciting by dressing up in medieval attire for the day and joining in the medieval costume competition. Tickets can be pre-booked online to receive a 10% discount off normal admission.Activities this year will include shield painting, crown painting, princess hat painting, archery, archaeology digs, manuscript writing, medieval needlework and medieval dance. In addition, this year for the first time, for kids aged 12+, the Medieval Family Fun week brings you Archery Skirmish to appeal to our tweens and teens.Doors open at 9.30am. 


 Disclaimer:
This calendar is provided by Moreton Bay Regional Council as a community service. As community events are provided by organisers and may change without notice, we advise you to contact organisers directly to confirm details. While every effort is made to ensure this calendar is current and up to date, Council takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the listings, nor does it endorse any community event unless expressly stated.

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