Community

Events

Rusty's Botanica - An Exhibition of Botanical Art & Craft

Wed 9 May - Sun 03 Jun
Free

The seed for Rusty’s Botanica was sown when Julie McEnerny realised that many of her workshop participants pursued other creative pastimes. They were invited to exhibit ...
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QMusic & Close Contact Present - Industry Connect Regional Workshop

Fri 25 May

Industry Connect looks at bridging the gap between in knowledge and knowhow for artists and industry professionals looking to create careers in the music industry.
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Tanks' Monthly Markets | May

Sun 27 May
Free

Tanks Monthly Markets are a unique slice of cultural life in the tropics and a must-do event on the Cairns calendar.
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International Day of the African Child

Sun 27 May
$20 / $15 CONC (Tickets at the gate)

A cultural event open to the wider community showcasing African cuisine, music, art and dance with artistic performances by local African children and headlining internat...
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Donna Davis - Unseen

Fri 1 Jun - Thu 14 Jun

Donna Davis navigates the intersection between art and science to develop works that capture and create sites of ecological observation.
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Rainforests - What Makes Them Tick - with Barry Muir

Wed 13 Jun
$5 members / $10 non-members (includes a light refreshment)

This fascinating talk explores the distribution of global rainforest types and the environmental factors that control where they occur in Australia.
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Cairns ARTescape 2018 - Winter School in the Tropics - Cairns Art Society

Mon 18 Jun - Fri 22 Jun

Cairns ARTescape offers a five day program of concentrated workshops with some of Australia’s leading tutors, all highly esteemed in their respective fields.
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Tanks Round Cinema - The Song Keepers

Wed 27 Jun
Adults $17 End Credits Members $12 Gov Benefit concession $12 Seniors $12 Tertiary $12 inc b/fee

Award winning documentary filmmaker, Naina Sen, takes us on an adventure as the unlikeliest band on earth goes on tour… to the other side of the world!
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Bulmba-Barra - CIAF 2018 Fashion Performance

Thu 12 Jul - Sat 14 Jul
Preview Performance $26.25 inc b/fee (PG) All other Performances $67 inc b/fee (PG)

The Cairns Indigenous Art Fair Fashion Performance is a new way for audiences to experience artistic and cultural practice of Queensland's Indigenous peoples, through art...
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VEXPO

Sun 29 Jul
Free

A community event showcasing a range of Volunteer opportunities available for Cairns people of all abilities and ages to join groups and build social connection around co...
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The Big Print - Inkmasters Cairns

Sun 29 Jul
Free

The Big Print, part of InkFest 2018, is a community activity involving Cairns Pan Stars Steel Orchestra and many pairs of dancing feet to create a very, very large print.
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