Carolyn Watson and artist Katrina Elliott at the Gladstone Base Cancer Care Unit with some of the paper cranes featured in One Wish, opening at the Gallery & Museum Friday March 4. Photo Contributed
Carolyn Watson and artist Katrina Elliott at the Gladstone Base Cancer Care Unit with some of the paper cranes featured in One Wish, opening at the Gallery & Museum Friday March 4. Photo Contributed Contributed

Articles and Images: Hope in form of cranes

One Wish opens Friday

All are welcome to join local artist Katrina Elliott at the Gallery and Museum from 6pm tomorrow evening for the official opening of her new exhibition One Wish.

Presenting a range of photography, sculpture and assemblage works, One Wish explores hope, health courage and support.

Inspired by the traditional belief of Senbazuru - if one folds 1000 cranes one's wish will come true - Katrina has worked with staff, patients, family and friends from the Gladstone Base Cancer Care Unit to fold 1000 paper cranes which will feature in the exhibition.

To RSVP, please phone 49766766 or email gragm@gladstonerc.qld.gov.au.

Also on display is the 2016 Celebrate Australia Primary School Art Competition Exhibition.

Inspired by 'who and what make Australia great', the exhibition features a range of colourful and imaginative artworks from primary school aged students across the Gladstone region.

Free commemorative postcards of the top six winning artworks are available to all visitors.

The Gallery and Museum is a community cultural initiative of the Gladstone Regional Council, open 10am-5pm Monday to Saturday, located on the corner of Goondoon and Bramston Sts, Gladstone and admission is free.

RADF funding now available

Applications are now open for the Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) March funding round for local arts and culture projects starting after May 1.

Final applications are due 4pm on Thursday, March 31.

The Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fun (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Gladstone Regional Council to support local arts and culture.

For application forms and guidelines visit gallery museum. gladstonerc.qld.gov.au or phone 49766766.



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