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Get involved!

Join us for a workshop or peruse the visual art displays!

Workshops and Visual Art Exhibitions presented by Tanks Arts Centre are considered a strong element of the Tanks' overall public program. From hands on learning and displays to children's activities and circus lessons plus more, they are all part of the Tanks family.

If you want to run a workshop series of your own and be part of the cultural life at the Tanks, please complete this form. Your application will be assessed by Tanks Arts Centre's programming team for availability of time and space and against our vision for the program: affordable and healthy - social and cultural - learning and exchange.

For further details please contact:

P - 4032 6600
E - TanksWorkshops@cairns.qld.gov.au

or see our FAQs.


Want more? View our community workshops and activities



Moth Night with Dr David Rentz (AM)

Wed 8 May
Free (light supper provided)

This extremely popular annual event is back! For those unfamiliar with Moth Night, large white sheets are attached to trees in the Gardens to attract flying insects.
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QMusic & Close Contact Present - Industry Connect Regional Workshop

Sat 11 May
Free

Industry Connect looks at bridging the gap between in knowledge and knowhow for artists and industry professionals looking to create careers in the music industry.
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Bamboo Connect by Co-Lab | Free Activities for Kids

Sat 11 May
Free

Come and build a giant art installation out of bamboo for the Cairns Children’s Festival.
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A is for Art Forum - Children's Art Forum

Thu 16 May
Free

This year, the Cairns Children’s Festival is holding its first exhibition of children’s art, A is for Art.
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Birdlife Drawing with Pete Marshall

Sun 2 Jun
$40 each session

Two workshops are offered by widely recognized and multi-award winning artist, Pete Marshall.
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Arts Law Advice for Artists Workshop and One On One Clinics

Mon 3 Jun - Wed 05 Jun

These workshops and one on one advice appointments will be facilitated by lawyer Suzanne Derry.
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QMusic & Close Contact Present - Industry Connect Regional Workshop

Sat 8 Jun
Free

Industry Connect looks at bridging the gap between in knowledge and knowhow for artists and industry professionals looking to create careers in the music industry.
[More info]

Birdlife Drawing with Pete Marshall

Sun 9 Jun
$40 each session

Two workshops are offered by widely recognized and multi-award winning artist, Pete Marshall.
[More info]