Art News

All of the happenings in the Cherbourg Art scene.

Weaving Women Get Together

The Many Threads sewing and craft group hosted a luncheon and tour at the Ration Shed Museum to mark the commencement of a second cultural exchange and weekend of weaving, wellbeing and wonderful women! In March this year a number of the Many Threads women attended the first weekend weaving workshop   → View item

Greek Master Potter Thodoris Galigalidis visits the Ration Shed Museum!

Following a series of workshops in Australia, the Barambah Pottery artists and the Ration Shed Museum were very fortunate to have Greek master potter Thodoris Galigalidis visit them on Thursday. Thodoris specialises in Raku and Saager firing techniques that he has developed over   → View item

Wide Bay-Burnett Potters Association Annual Convention

The 2018 Wide Bay-Burnett Potters Association’s annual convention was held in Bundaberg over the weekend of 13–14 October. Approximately 80 members and non-members from South East Queensland gathered to share food and friendship, new and old pottery techniques, and their personal pottery experiences   → View item

Many Threads Pink Ribbon High Tea

On 24 October the Many Threads ladies, led by Grace Bond, held a deadly Pink Ribbon High Tea to raise awareness for Breast Cancer and celebrate the lives of both those who have survived and those who have lost their battles with the disease. More than 70 ladies and one brave man turned out to the ev   → View item

‘Me, Myselfie and I’ Workshops

During the school holidays in April one of Cherbourg’s local artists, James Hopkins, ran a series of Me, Myselfie and I workshops at the Ration Shed Museum. Designed to run concurrently with the Me, Myselfie and I exhibition held at GOMA’s Children’s Art Centre in Brisbane. The Me, Myselfie and I wo   → View item

ReFire Project

At the launch of the Barambah Pottery exhibition: Barambah <> Cherbourg <> Art <> Craft at kuril dhagun (State Library of Queensland) in December 2016 Aunty Sandra officially announced that Arts Queensland had generously granted funding to reignite decorative ceramic production in    → View item

Making Exterior artworks & furniture

Local artists worked closely with Ratartat, a group of Specialist artists and a master craftsman, Owen Foale to produce garden furniture and exterior art works. Local Artists collaborated on the designs and where taught carving and various other skills. The art works and the furniture all form part   → View item

Book making workshop for HIPPY caregivers

On the 6th and 7th of June HIPPY Cherbourg and Budburra Books, organised a book making workshop for HIPPY parents. Local Cherbourg artists were trained by specialist artists first. They then became tutors and helpers. 10 parents attended the 2-day event and each parent produced a take home book for   → View item

2016 Reconciliation Fun Run – a great success!

Our third Reconciliation Fun Run was a great success – a day of building bridges, having fun and healthy living. Over 450 runners registered. It was a great crowd – locals from Cherbourg, Murgon, various celebrities, Mayor Arnold Murray from Cherbourg, Keith Campbell from the South Burnett and Kathy   → View item

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