Thursday, July 5, 2018

Coastal Treasures: Holiday activities by three Indigenous artists

Tuesday, July 3 to Sunday, July 15
Artspace workshop room

Drop-in to Artspace Mackay anytime during the July school holidays to enjoy free art and craft.

Inspired by our local coastal environment, three indigenous artists, Luke Mallie, Ed Rigby and Charlie Wicking have designed a collection of art activities.

These include:

  • A paste-up mural,
  • Beach sculptures,
  • Drawing and collage for the whole family to enjoy

For more information phone 4961 9722 or visit

Find out more

Kids Art Club:
Term Three

August 4 - September 8
> Six to eight year olds: 10am to noon
> Nine to 10 year olds: 1pm to 3pm

Bookings now open! Artspace is thrilled to announce award winning artist Rosemary Payne will be our tutor for Term Three Kids Art Club!

Rosemary is one of Mackay’s most popular art tutors, she loves teaching and has a wealth of art experience.

$150 per child for six weeks (includes all materials). Call 4961 9722 to book.

The BIG PRINT! day

Sunday, July 29
1pm to 4pm
Artspace Mackay Gallery and carpark

Bring your whole family for the great BIG PRINT! Day. There will be lots to see and do, with loads of creative printing, stamping, rubbing, stenciling, invisible ink and photocopying activities throughout the gallery and out into the carpark.

You can even watch local artists Brigitte Zimmerman, Traci Lietzke and Marilyn Bliss, from the Jumbo Roller Print Project using a big, real-life steamroller to make large, collaborative prints in the Artspace carpark!

It’s free for all, no bookings required. Contact Artspace Mackay 4961 9722

Speed Date The Collection

Last Thursday of every second month
5.45pm for a 6pm start to 7.15pm


A creative & fun way to learn about the council's Art Collection. Our informal Speed Date The Collection night is an opportunity for members of the community to ‘meet’ artists’ books from the collection in an informal and interactive way.

RSVP to Artspace Mackay on 07 4961 9722.


Ray White City Articulate:
Postcard exhibition and competition

This compact canvas fundraising exhibition and competition, run by the Artspace Mackay Foundation, is open to all artists living and working in Australia.

For more information and to download an entry & art donation form, visit:

BMA Kidspace

Tuesday, July 17
10am to 2pm
Music entertainment - noon to 1pm

Join local artists and performers for creative art activities designed for toddlers and their adults. 

Free to attend, no booking required.

Future dates: August 21, September 18, October 23, November 20 and December 11. 

Volunteer at Artspace Mackay

Artspace Mackay is looking for volunteers to help in all areas! We are on the lookout for exceptional people who love art and want to give back to the community.

Our current roles include visitor services, projects, workshops and special events.

If you would love to be part of a great team while learning new skills, check out the volunteer section of
For information on Artspace Mackay's programs and events visit:
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