Past Events

Regional Artists’ Exhibition Masterclass Exhibition Storytelling

Be inspired to develop an exhibition storyline as captivating as your artworks. Artist, curator and educator Cara-Ann Simpson will work with Western Downs artists to enhance their storytelling and curatorial skills. This full day workshop is suitable for practicing artists who have a body of works or are planning to develop body of work. Simpson […]

EOI’s Open for Western Downs Wildflowering Artist Retreat 

The Western Downs Wildflowering Artist Retreat is a unique creative opportunity for Western Downs Artists to enjoy natural landscapes, learn more about local native wildflowers and trees, learn techniques from industry professionals and have some of their work showcased in an exhibition at Dogwood Crossing, Miles.  Western DownsWildflowering Artist RetreatExpression of Interest Seeking Artists that […]

Tara & District Art Exhibition 

The Tara & District Art Exhibition returns to highlight the work of local creatives — view the work of the district’s artisans and quilters at this limited-time-only community exhibition.  The Tara & District Art Exhibition officially opens  Friday 20 October, 6pmTara Function Room FREE Entry  EXHIBITION DATES  Saturday 21 October – Friday 27 October 2023   Opening […]

Tara & District Art Exhibition Workshops 

Art Workshops  Canvas Painting Party | Kreate it Saturday 14 October, 11am–2pm $50  | max. 20  participants  Clutch Workshop Painting Party | Kreate it Saturday 14 October, 3.30 –6.30 pm $50  | max. 20  participants  All workshops will be held in the Tara Function Room.  BYO food and drinks.  RSVP essential to Jessica Norford  jessica.norford@wdrc.qld.gov.au 07 4678 7805 

QLD Ballet Regional Tour 2023 

Queensland Ballet is excited to hit the road again to spread the magic of ballet with people of all ages and abilities in The Western Downs as part of our 2023 Community Regional Tour. Young dancers aged 2–17 years, adults and senior participants, as well as school and dance teachers are invited to join Queensland […]

2023 Western Downs Regional Artists’ Exhibition ESSENCE

The Western Downs Regional Artists’ Exhibition is an annual exhibition proudly presented by Western Downs Regional Council. This annual exhibition showcases the diverse talents of artists from the Western Downs as a collaboration between the major Galleries of the region. The exhibition theme, ‘Essence’ is a contemplation on what’s beyond the surface of a subject. […]

Casting Off presented by A Good Catch & Cluster Arts

Casting off stereotypes, this is disarming and hilarious intergenerational circus with a lot to say about living on the edge. After an award-winning season at Edinburgh Fringe, Casting Off is coming to Tara! Intergenerational circus with lots to say: the personal is political, fury is fun and the acrobatics downright dangerous – especially when life […]

Laugh and Craft Workshop with A Good Catch: Tara

A friendly gathering for stitching and crafting enthusiasts to connect, chat about life and share their work! Have you Knitted and Nattered? Crotched and Chatted? Now’s your chance to Laugh and Craft. Grab your yarn and tools of choice and join Circus Artists Spenser Inwood, Sharon Gruenert, & Debra Batton for this special ‘Laugh and […]

Laugh and Craft Workshop with A Good Catch: Chinchilla

Have you Knitted and Nattered? Crotched and Chatted? Now’s your chance to Laugh and Craft. Grab your yarn and tools of choice and join Circus Artists Spenser Inwood, Sharon Gruenert, & Debra Batton for this special ‘Laugh & Craft’ Workshop. A friendly gathering of stitching enthusiasts who can connect, chat about life and share their […]

Youth Circus Workshop by A Good Catch Circus

Try something new this May with our Tara Circus Workshops by A Good Catch Circus Try something new this May with our Tara Circus Workshops by A Good Catch Circus. Learn your next party trick, build skills in balance, basic acrobatics, and more. Led by highly qualified artists from A Good Catch, this workshop is […]