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Archibald Prize 2020

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns

Archibald Prize 2020 at the Cairns Art Gallery!   The Archibald Prize comes to Cairns for the first time in its 99 year history.   Prestigious and controversial, The Archibald Prize is Australia’s oldest and most respected award for portraiture.   Featuring portraits of some of Australia's most well known faces, Cairns Art Gallery are […]

Reframing The Exotics – Sammy Baloji / Ade Adekola

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns

Reframing The Exotics - Sammy Baloji / Ade Adekola Exhibition on at the Cairns Art Gallery.   Truth and fiction, and the dissonance between imagined futures and contemporary existence are powerfully interpreted through the photographs of Sammy Baloji, a contemporary artist from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Ade Adekola who lives and works in […]

Mammmmmmmywata Presents Life Solutions International – Alberta Whittle

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns

Mammmmmmmywata Presents Life Solutions International - Alberta Whittle Exhibition on at Cairns Art Gallery.   This powerful installation continues the Gallery’s international research interest in complex narratives around blackness and cultural identity.   Alberta Whittle was born in 1980 in Barbados, and works between Barbados, Scotland and South Africa. She has developed a visual, oral […]

The Paramour Cabaret

The Paramour Cabaret Theatre, Reef Hotel Casino 35/41 Wharf St, Cairns

Prepare to be tempted, teased and seduced at The Paramour Cabaret Theatre inside The Reef Hotel Casino.   Wolfgang Valentine is back again with his all new, super sexy cabaret revue and this time he’s pulling out all the stops and taking off a few more layers of clothing!   Join us early for our […]

Ian Moss – Matchbook 30th Anniversary Tour

Tanks Art Centre 46 Collins Avenue, Edge Hill

Ian Moss - Matchbook 30th Anniversary Tour at Tanks Arts Centre.   Hot on the heels of the recent metro Matchbook 30th Anniversary Tour dates, Ian Moss is taking the iconic album on the road and he’s stopping in at Tanks for two special shows on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th April.   Mossy’s debut […]

Laughing Heart Comedy

Paramour Cabaret Theatre 35/41 Wharf St, Cairns

Laughing Heart Comedy at The Paramour Cabaret Theatre.   Cairns' only dedicated comedy venue, downstairs at the Paramour Cabaret Theatre.   $8 STAND UP COMEDY EVERY MONDAY!   Catch a mystery lineup featuring 8 comedians from Cairns and afar every Monday night at Laughing Heart Comedy – book in early as you never know who […]

Tones And I – Cairns Summer Sounds

Munro Martin Parklands Cnr Florence and Sheridan Streets, Cairns

Tones And I  is performing at part of the Cairns Summer Sounds at Munro Martin Parklands.   Riding a wave of success, Tones and I, and her outstanding pipes, have reached all corners of the globe and made hers one the biggest names in Pop music. Now, we get the chance to experience her palpable […]

CAG – Botanical Drawing & Painting with Julie McEnerny

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns

Botanical Drawing & Painting with Julie McEnerny Hosted by Cairns Art Gallery.   Concentrating on a different plant specimen each week, artist Julie McEnerny will assist and guide the group in developing botanical drawing and painting skills to create accurate artistic representations of plants using professional grade, watercolour pencils.   This is a 4 week […]

Ritual The Past in the Present

Cairns Art Gallery 40 Abbott St, Cairns

Ritual The Past in the Present Exhibition on at Cairns Art Gallery. Presented in Partnership with Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF).   Indigenous North Australian and Asia Pacific Art.   RITUAL the past in the present extends the Gallery’s research interest in contemporary art practices that explore narratives around issues of Australian Indigenous and global […]