This week’s Messenger column features a run down of all that is happening Out & About.
The Art & Craft Scene is gearing up for a very busy period. Grab your diary and start claiming some dates.
October 2nd, 1.00pm – 3.30pm you can make a fabulous fascinator headpiece at the Pine Rivers Art Gallery. Cost is $20, Bookings essential. Phone 3480 6941
ATASDA is holding a Textile Social Day at Bribie Island Arts Centre from 10.30am – 1.30pm.
October 4th, Join one of the Artistic Discovery tours at the Redcliffe Art Gallery. Held in conjunction with their 38 piece exhibition Interpretive Matter - Looking at Abstraction by Australian Artists, residents and visitors will be able to get first hand advice and tips on understanding, exploring and discovering the inspiration behind works from renowned artists. The exhibition continues until October 16. Phone 3283 0415
October 7th, artisan Gallery will launch The Brisbane Audio Design Museum. The Audio Design Museum will feature two permanent audio tours focused on the design-savvy Fortitude Valley precinct and the cultural hub of South Brisbane. The tours will provide a look and listen behind the scenes of working designer’s studios. The tours will be available for free download as podcasts for iPods, iPhones and mp3 players from www.audiodesignmuseum.com The podcasts are narrated with personal anecdotes and stories from local designers and include supporting maps and imagery.
October 9th, 9am – 2pm BrisStyle Indie Mother and Child Market is turning a brighter shade of pink in support of National Breast Cancer Month. The entire Racecourse Rd Precinct will come to life with pink balloons, yarn bombed trees and a myriad of festivities to support the Mater Hospital’s “Chicks in Pink” charity. In the middle of this precinct you will find St Augustine’s Church hall filled to the brim with beautiful and unique handmade items for Mums and children of all ages. For the kids the gorgeous BrisStyle fairy will be back and the talented Wowee Face Painters will be onsite to create the wildest designs for all the kids. Support Chicks in Pink and get tickled pink at Brisbane’s HOTtest destination for everything handmade for Mother and Child on Saturday October 9th Please visit http://bris-style.com
All images are from BrisStyle Indie Mother and Child Market