Arts Connect Inc. encourages excellence within local arts practices through shared activities, workshops, collaboration and mentoring.
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Arts Connect Inc. (ACI) supports and promotes the practice and enjoyment of the arts across the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, in Queensland’s south-east.
We coordinate a wide range of activities that provide opportunities for artists to exhibit and sell their works.
ACI is a not-for-profit organisation and membership is open to everyone – artist, art lover or patron. We continually search for opportunities to expand our members’ professional development and marketing potential.
Our goal is to establish and promote the hinterland as a unique ‘arts destination’, and to stimulate a greater understanding of the arts within local communities.
We have developed several signature events over the last few years and are always open to new ideas and opportunities.
The Sunshine Coast Hinterland Open Studios program has been a great success, attracting over 1700 visits to a diverse range of studios throughout the Blackall Range.
Sculpture on the Edge has developed into a great opportunity for sculptors to showcase their larger works in the beautiful setting of Spicers Tamarind Retreat over a 10-week period from September to November.
Members Exhibitions are regularly held in local galleries as group exhibitions that allow members to showcase their work in a supportive environment.