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Celebrate Artspace Mackay’s 20th Birthday

May 19, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

with the opening of four exhibtions

Join us to celebrate the official opening of four exhibitions.

Artspace Mackay is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a suite of in-house curated exhibitions and community art projects that celebrate Mackay’s unique identity and the growth of the Mackay Regional Council Art Collection.

6pm, Friday 19 May 2023, Artspace Mackay, Civic Precinct, Gordon St.

To be officially opened by Cr Greg Williamson, Mayor of Mackay Regional Council.

Speeches will be Auslan interpreted & amplified for patrons with hearing difficulties.

FREE TO ATTEND, bookings are essential.

Exhibition details:


TIME OF OUR LIVES, Foyer Gallery, 13 May to 6 August

IN BLOOM, Foundation Gallery, 13 May to 6 August

DYLAN MOONEY: THE WALL, Foyer Gallery, 19 May to 6 August

Associated Public Programs

5:30pm Thursday 11 May: Artist’s talk with Dylan Mooney

10:30am Saturday 20 May: Fire and Ash Curator’s floor talk with Lauren Turton and guests.Saturday talk will be Auslan interpreted & amplified for patrons with hearing difficulties.

6 – 8pm Monday 3 to Sunday 9 July: Time of our Lives digital projection on Artspace building during the Mackay Festival of Arts 2023.

Reserve your free tickets for these events online now at

IMAGE: Arthur ROSSER Lidded cylindrical vessel c. 2010, wheel-thrown, natural ash and applied Shino glaze, wood fired, 20 x 12 x 12 cm. Collection of Carol Rosser. Carol ROSSER Lidded cylindrical vessel c. 2010, wheel-thrown, applied blue ash glaze, wood fired in Anagama kiln, 21.5 x 11 x 11 cm. Collection of Carol Rosser. Photo: Jim Cullen Photographer.

IMPORTANT – Please carefully read the terms and conditions before making a booking:

• All program attendees must be in good health prior to attending the session (eg. no runny noses, coughs, temperatures). If any of the attendees booked in feel unwell, please cancel your booking to enable another to use the vacant spot.

• Consider carefully your availability to attend the event BEFORE making your booking. Booking cancellations – especially late cancellations – can mean that we may not be able to fill that place, rendering it a lost opportunity for another community member.

• A reminder notification will be sent 24 hours prior to the program. If you are unable to attend, please cancel through eventbrite, or contact Artspace Mackay ASAP on 4961 9722 to advise so they may remove you from the list manually.

• Photography Permission: Please be aware that all programs may be filmed and posted to Artspace Mackay website and Facebook page to provide access to those unable to attend the session. Filming will focus on the presenter but may include attendees. Do not attend if you do not wish to be filmed

• By making a booking you agree to all of the above


• Download and use the Eventbrite App to store your ticket and add a reminder to your calendar.

• Allow time for travel and parking. For more information about the location of Artspace Mackay visit

• Please arrive promptly to each event that you have registered to attend to allow for minimal disruption.


Artspace Mackay
61 Gordon Street
Mackay, QLD 4740 Australia