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SWELL Sculpture Festival | Gold Coast
11 September, 2020
An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until 20 September, 2020
SWELL Sculpture Festival 2020 will deliver up to 50 works of art by nationally and internationally renowned artists, to be presented as a free public exhibition between 11–20 September 2020 along Currumbin Beach.
SWELL ACROSS THE CITY – POP UP EXHIBITIONS
In 2020 SWELL are bringing Art to the People in some new and beautiful places around the Gold Coast with pop up exhibition sites:
- northerlySWELL – Helensvale Library and Cultural Centre
- westerlySWELL – Mudgeeraba Village Green
- SWELL Smalls Gallery – Dust Temple, Currumbin
These sites are an exciting addition to the SWELL experience this year and with the hope Gold Coast audiences will relish the opportunity to spend a day or two exploring their own backyard.
SCULPTURE EXPLORATION AND PUZZLES
Lil Dusty, the resident SWELL Kids Element mascot, can be found in the printed program, alongside puzzles and a sculpture scavenger hunt for little artists to enjoy. Use the SWELL Kids Artist Statements on the artwork plaques to help find clues!
Printed Program: $5
Found at Information Hubs and Currumbin Beach newsagent.
STORYFEST BEACH POP UP LIBRARY | FREE
Opening daily for little artists to pick up a free book to take home. This wonderful literary delight is an invitation for children to discover more stories whilst exploring SWELL.
Where | Currumbin Alley car park, ask for more information at the SWELL Information Hubs
When | 11-20 September 2020
Time | Library open daily 9am to 4pm
SWELL KIDS ELEMENTS – GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL MOVIE NIGHT
A young Ringtail Possum’s misguided wish for a white Wishmas at the magical Wishmas Tree not only freezes her entire hometown of Sanctuary City, but also threatens the lives of all who live there.
Bring your own picnic rug and snacks.
When | Saturday 19 September
Time | Arrive from 5.30pm
Screening starts at 6.30pm
Where | Wallace Nicoll Park
Cost | Free
SWELL will also be offering a number of art workshops for the kids. Find out more at the SWELL website.