Due to the global COVID-19 health emergency, a number of Council events have been either cancelled or postponed. Please see below a list of updates regarding affected upcoming Council events. For any health information regarding COVID-19, visit www.health.qld.gov.au.

For any information relating to Council facilities or services, contact Council on 1300 COUNCIL (1300 268 624).

List of events


Unseen for adults
Exploring the intersections between art and science
 with Dr Sapphire McMullan-Fisher and Donna Davis
Field and studio workshop
Saturday 4 April, 1.00pm – 5pm
For teens and adults.
$10 per person

Participants will undertake a local field trip to learn field research, documentation, and identification skills with ecologist Dr McMullan-Fisher. In the studio a hands-on workshop shows how this data can be explored artistically and used as an entry point for inspiration in the creative process. The art making activities will focus on drawing and print based works.  

All materials provided.  

Participants bring hat, sunscreen, water, mobile device or camera. 


Unseen for kids with Dr Sapphire McMullan-Fisher and Donna Davis
Art meets science
Saturday 4 April 2020, 9.30am-11.30pm
For school aged children.
$5 per child

Dr Sapphire will guide budding ‘art scientists’ in a field trip along the Dogwood Creek to discover local flora species to include in a fun printmaking session with artist Donna Davis. All you need are the keen eyes of a scientist and an adventurist spirit.
All materials supplied.
Participants bring hat, sunscreen and water.

Image caption: Collecting reference material out and about | Printing in the studio
Image courtesy of Donna Davis.                                      


‘Unseen’ is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland Donna Davis is supported by the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of
the Australian, state and territory 
 This project is also supported by the Queensland Herbarium, centre for research and information on
Queensland ecosystems, plants and fungi

QAGOMA Kids on Tour | Island Fashion – POSTPONED

Dogwood Crossing, Miles is delighted to present ‘Island Fashion on Tour’, a Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) regional touring project for children and families.

‘Island Fashion on Tour’ features a range of free, hands-on art making activities created by QAGOMA in collaboration with Australian and Pacific artists Grace Lillian Lee, Maryann Talia Pau and Ranu James and Letila Mitchell.

Try your hand at grasshopper-weaving, textile design and creating a piece of wearable art. A trip down the cat-walk will complete the experience.

PRICE: FREE EVENT (No Booking Required)
WHERE: Dogwood Crossing, Miles
WHEN: Saturday 21 March, 10am to 12pm

Image Credit: ‘Island Fashion’ at the Children’s Art Centre, gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane.
Photograph: Josef Ruckli, QAGOMA