WORKSHOPS & TALKS

Forums, artist talks, open studios, professional development workshops, cultural talks… There’s a lot to talk about, discover and share in Scenic Rim arts community. 

 

2019 SCENIC RIM VISUAL ARTS WORKSHOPS

Join in and explore these arts workshops associated with the exhibition on display at The Centre Beaudesert.
Suitable for youth and adults and all experiences.
Limited places - book early to secure your place.

Drawing Workshop with Nicole Crosswell
CLOSE-UP PET PORTRAITS
10am - 12:30pm Wed 6 Nov 2019 @ The Centre Beaudesert

ARTS DINNERS @ THE CENTRE BEAUDESERT

Arts Dinners are designed to stimulate creative industry and cultural development across the Scenic Rim. These free events focus on networking, skill development, and community conversations about things that matter for the arts in our community. Expect a fun night with live entertainment and stimulating discussions.

Please note:  A light supper will be provided at this event with the option to purchase beverages from the bar. 

You're invited to attend: 

  • POSTPONED: Tues 27 August 6pm for 6.30pm @ The Centre Beaudesert: Exploring Artist in Residency programs
  • Thurs 3 October 6pm for 6.30pm @ Ramada Resort Kooralbyn Valley: Arts Dinner during Arts Ablaze Conference/Festival
    To book your place at the table for the October Arts Dinner and to find out more about the Arts Ablaze Conference and Celebration events, visit: artsablaze.com.au
  • Tues 10 December 6pm for 6.30pm @ The Centre Beaudesert: Wrap Up of 2019, Networking and Christmas Celebration

WRITERS' WORKSHOPS WITH QUEENSLAND WRITERS CENTRE

Open to members of the Scenic Rim Writers Groups and residents of Scenic Rim, these are free to attend but registration is required. To register your attendance for the following workshops, please email thecentre@scenicrim.qld.gov.au or phone us on 07 5540 5050. 

Telling a Story Through Pod-casting with Craig Garrett

10am - 1pm Thursday 8 August @ Vonda Youngman Community Centre, Tamborine Mountain

Writing Short Stories with Sophie Everett
10am - 1pm Monday 16 September @ Kooralbyn Community Centre

ARTS ABLAZE BUNTING WORKSHOPS 

These free workshops will focus on creating unique bunting to be used as site activations for the Arts Ablaze conference and community celebrations. Participants will learn skills to create bunting using recycled fabric to create a visually exciting atmosphere at the event. To register your attendance for the following workshops, please email thecentre@scenicrim.qld.gov.au or phone us on 07 5540 5050. 

Workshops will be facilitated by Wendy Lohmann of Sewing With Wendy:
9am - 1pm Monday 16 September @ Vonda Youngman Centre, 2-4 Knoll Rd, Tamborine Mountain
9am - 1pm Saturday 21 September @ Boonah Cultural Centre, 3 High Street, Boonah

Participants to bring the following:

  • Mixture of fabrics, ribbons, trims
  • If you are intending to sew - Sewing machine - clean and in good working order (only 1 x shared machine available)
  • If you are intending to cut out - Rotary cutter, mat & ruler (only 2 x shared sets available) 

For more information about the Arts Ablaze Bunting Workshops, email Mark Paddick at mark.pa@scenicrim.qld.gov.au. For more information about Arts Ablaze, visit www.artsablaze.com.au

SCENIC RIM WRITERS GROUP AND QUEENSLAND WRITERS CENTRE

Writers from around the Scenic Rim are welcome to join this group which meets the first Tuesday of every month, 10am - 2pm, at The Centre, Beaudesert. The objectives of the group are to hold writing events and workshops to build skills, support each other and develop networks. 

QWC provides a mentoring role to the group and assists with editing, masterclasses and publications. For more information, contact Ailsa Rolley rolleysa@gmail.com

The following books are available to purchase at The Centre Beaudesert located at 82 Brisbane Street, Beaudesert.

  

The Word on the Street - Published by Queensland Writers Group on behalf of Scenic Rim Regional Council and Scenic Rim Writers Group: $19.95

Wat Stories and Our Town - an anthology from the Scenic Rim - Published by Scenic Rim Regional Council and Queensland Writers Centre: $25

MORE LOCAL WRITERS GROUPS IN THE SCENIC RIM

Calanthe Collective (Tamborine Mountain): facebook.com/calanthecollective

Tamborine Mountain Creative Writers Group: Tamborine Creative Arts Centre, Wongawallan Road, Tamborine Mountain, Ph: 07 5545 3221

Boonah Writers Group: facebook.com/boonahwritersgroup

RELAX AT THE MEMORY CAFE

The Memory Cafe is a place where people with dementia and carers can be themselves, share stories, discover helpful hints or simply enjoy the food and great company. There are also regular guest speakers. For more information, contact Centacare on (07) 5541 1653.

Memory Cafe will take place at The Centre, Beaudesert on the following dates in 2019:

  • To be advised

ARTS ABLAZE

Part conference and part festival, Arts Ablaze will be a regional celebration of arts and culture staged at the Ramada Resort Kooralbyn from 2 to 6 October 2019. 

 

The Arts Ablaze is funded by the Australian Government through the Building Better Regions Fund, and proudly supported by The Regional Arts Services Network, an initiative of the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF), a partnership between the Queensland Government and Scenic Rim Regional Council to support local arts and culture in Regional Queensland, CQ University Australia and the Ramada Resort Kooralbyn Valley.