The breathtaking Between the Pumice and the Blue exhibition on display at Caloundra Regional Gallery from June 4 to July 6 showcases the natural beauty of Bribie Island and the Pumicestone Passage.
The exhibition, curated by Sunshine Coast Council, captures surprising contrasts, different moods and the spectacular natural beauty of this renowned area through the mediums of photography, paintings, sketches and the written word.
Between the Pumice and the Blue will be officially opened in style at 6pm on Friday, June 6 with the Jazzitude trio playing ambient background jazz with the rhythmic sounds of smooth Latin, soulful samba, timeless jazz classics and a touch of the blues.
Get involved in the following Between the Pumice and the Blue exhibition public programs:
- Kids’ Club
Saturday, June 7, 10am – noon
Saturday, July 5, 10am – noon
Entertain the kids at the free children’s art activities themed on the current exhibition which are held on the first Saturday of each month. Bookings are not required.
- Capturing the magic of life through the lens workshop with professional photographer Eddy Odden
Sunday, June 8 – Meet at 8.30am at Jensen Park, Bells Creek, Pelican Waters and then head to Caloundra Regional Gallery
from 10 to 11.30am to capture the beauty of the morning light and natural environment, explore the local area for inspirational
compositions, discuss the journey of taking photographs and consider what you need to capture the magic. Cost to attend is
just $20 per person. Bookings and prepayment are essential.
- A Perfect Blend
Thursday, June 12, 10.30am
All are welcome to meet exhibiting artists in a unique gallery tour and morning tea. Bookings are essential by June 11.
- How to approach acrylic painting workshop with Ron Badenhorst
Monday, June 16, 1.30 to 3.30pm
Ron Badenhorst will show you how to plan and complete an acrylic painting by exploring the concept, use of photos,
preparation drawings, colour, composition, mixed media. Cost to attend is just $20 per person. Bookings and prepayment are
Monday, June 30, 10.30am – noon (5 to 7 years), 1.30 – 3pm (8 to 12 years)
Tuesday, July 1, 10.30am – noon (5 to 7 years), 1.30 – 3pm (8 to 12 years)
Fun and creative workshops for children designed to stretch their imagination and artistic skills.
Cost to attend is just $15 per workshop participant.
While visiting the gallery, make sure you head next door to the Caloundra Library for a selection of local artworks from the Sunshine Coast Art Collection and take a trip down memory lane with heritage library memorabilia relating to the history of the Pumicestone Passage.
Visit council’s gallery website for bookings and full details on the Between the Pumice and the Blue exhibition and extensive range of public programs.
Caloundra Regional Gallery is located at 22 Omrah Avenue and is open Wednesday to Sunday 10am – 4pm.