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Top Spaces To See The Best Art

Top Spaces To See The Best Art

1. 1770 Art Show

Surf into 1770 for the annual 1770 Art Show, a celebration of local artistic talent. Explore your creative side over four days, 18 – 21 May, on a gold coin donation. Looking for more? For $20 join the art community for opening night, Wednesday 17 May, including awards ceremony, judge your favourite for people's choice, lucky door prizes, hors d'oeuvres and a glass of champagne on arrival.

 “ Twisted” – Melissa Christi (2016 1770 Art Show Award Winner)
“Twisted” – Melissa Christi (Credit: 2017 Art Show)

2. Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery

Come uncover a year-round program of nation, local and touring art exhibitions, as well as the opportunity to meet visiting artists, attend workshops, educational programs, guided tours and kid's activities.

Current Exhibits: The One Million Stars to End Violence Project; and Bloodline

One Million Stars To End Violence Founder Mary Talia Pau and Wide Bay Health (credit: brgbundaberg)
One Million Stars To End Violence Founder Mary Talia Pau and Wide Bay Health (credit: brgbundaberg)

3. Bundaberg Public Art Trail

'The Whaling Wall' is well known to visitors, it is hard to miss, but there are so many other inspirational street paintings and sculptures throughout Bundaberg.

Location 1: 103 Gavin St, North Bundaberg
Artist: Jamie Kirby
Artwork: Oodies Café Mural

“Oodies Café Mural” – Jamie Kirby (credit: blots__1)
“Oodies Café Mural” – Jamie Kirby (credit: blots__1)

Location 2: 1 Quay St, Bundaberg (Riverside Parklands)
Artists: John Distler Olsen
Artwork: Ceratodus

Location 3: 1 Quay St, Bundaberg (Riverside Parklands)
Artist: Dave Machen
Artwork: The Return
Artwork: Good Times, Bad Times

Location 4: Bourbong St roundabout, Bundaberg
Artist: Paul Johnson
Artwork: The Cutting

Location 5: 50 Woongarra St, Bundaberg/80 Bourbong St, Bundaberg
Artist: Phibs
Artwork: Creepy

“Creepy” – Phibs (Credit: Aglobalgoddess)
“Creepy” – Phibs (Credit: Aglobalgoddess)

There are so many public artworks and creations around, you only need to start exploring!

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