Redlands for Art Lovers
Artists, artisans and art lovers are often drawn to places of natural beauty, so it’s no surprise the Redlands is home to a diverse range of fine art galleries across the mainland and islands.
The Redland Art Gallery showcases innovative and culturally diverse exhibitions, hosting a range of local and touring collections across two galleries (Cleveland and Capalaba). Just up the road, the Old Schoolhouse Gallery at Cleveland Point (run by artists, for artists) offers a special blend of art and history, while the Redland Yurara Art Society also hosts exhibitions and regular workshops.
Over the water, the Macleay Island Arts Complex Gallery features pottery, sculpture, paintings and glass works in a tranquil bayside setting. The newest addition is Timeless Gallery a working studio owned and operated by professional freeform artist Madeleine Ekeblad, who offers artist escape weekends and daily group workshops in the Mosaic Garden and Studio.
Back on the mainland, you can find regular exhibitions at the historic The Grand View Hotel on Cleveland Point and Oxlades in Cleveland, and explore art in natural bush settings at IndigiScapes, Capalaba.
The Redlands is home to a diverse collection of public art works, which can be best viewed by following the Cleveland and Capalaba Art Walks. Stretching through the two business centres, the Art Walks are a great way to view some of our local culture, including sculptures and mosaics, and evocative words by North Stradbroke Island Indigenous poet Oodgeroo Noonuccal.