Category Archives: Arts

School holiday fun on Redlands Coast


Redland City Council is offering a packed program of events to keep children entertained during the September school holidays. Mayor Karen Williams said there would be activities for all ages, most of them free, at Redland City Council Libraries, Redland Art Gallery, Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC) and Redland IndigiScapes Centre. “Local families and visitors  Continue reading…

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Finalists announced for Redland Art Awards 2022


Forty-nine artists have been shortlisted for the prestigious Redland Art Awards 2022, an acquisitive painting competition presented by Redland Art Gallery. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the judges had a tough time shortlisting the works, with 479 entries received from artists across Australia. “These biennial awards have been running since 1981 and are highly  Continue reading…

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Council supports Quandamooka Festival


The Quandamooka Festival returns to North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) this weekend from 26 to 28 August 2022 and is proudly supported by Redland City Council. Mayor Karen Williams said the three-day festival provided a unique opportunity to learn more about the culture and country of Traditional Owners, the Nunukul, Nughi and Goenpul First Nations Peoples  Continue reading…

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Minjerribah a star in new Aussie road trip drama series


New Australian road trip drama Darby and Joan premiered on Acorn TV this week, showcasing the beauty of North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) to viewers worldwide. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the series, featuring Bryan Brown and Greta Scacchi, was filmed on Redlands Coast and other south-east Queensland locations. “We were pleased to welcome 75  Continue reading…

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Inspiring acts take centre stage at Redland Performing Arts Centre


A diverse program of music, theatre and dance is set to captivate audiences at Redland Performing Arts Centre (RPAC) over coming months. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the release of RPAC’s August to December program revealed a stellar line-up of local, national and international performances and events. “The Redlands Coast is fortunate to have  Continue reading…

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School holiday fun and entertainment on Redlands Coast


That common school holiday refrain by children “I’m bored, there’s nothing to do” doesn’t need to be heard by parents and carers on the Redlands Coast, with a host of winter school holiday activities, events and entertainment on offer from June 25. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council facilities and spaces were well organised  Continue reading…

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Redland Art Gallery showcases local artists with unique journeys


The upcoming exhibitions at Redland Art Gallery, Cleveland feature two local artists with unique creative journeys including one who last year had her work exhibited in Ukraine. Rachael Wellisch – Polymorphic Magic: Textiles Transformed and Fiona West – The Marvellous and Magical: Collage and the Moving image open on Sunday 26 June and run until  Continue reading…

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Council awards grants to five art projects on Redlands Coast


Redland City Council has awarded grants to five local projects through round two of the 2021-2022 Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF). Mayor Karen Williams said the grants program underscored the importance of art and culture on Redlands Coast. “We have a thriving community of professional and emerging artists and art workers on our Redlands Coast,  Continue reading…

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Redlands celebrates National Reconciliation Week


Redland City Council’s National Reconciliation Week, which starts tomorrow and runs until June 3, will have something for everyone covering culture, the arts and sport, including opportunities to learn about shared histories, cultures and achievements and to explore ways the community can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia. Mayor Karen Williams said the week had  Continue reading…

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Council offers RADF Quick Response Grants to help artists develop


Redland City Council has opened a quick response grant round to help local artists develop and improve their skills. Mayor Karen Williams said the Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Quick Response/Professional Development Grants were open to both emerging and established artists. “Redlands Coast has a vibrant community of artists and arts workers and these grants  Continue reading…

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