Arts in the Olives is being staged on Sunday May 12 under the olive trees in the Scenic Rim’s magical Lost World Valley, about 90 minutes from Brisbane. The day features artist workshops, artisan stalls, live music, gourmet food and wine tasting.
It’s part of the Scenic Rim Regional Council’s Open Studios of the Scenic Rim, a month-long celebration of the region’s arts community.
Arts in the Olives is a popular annual festival of food and art, where visitors can learn batik, blacksmithing, sculpture, landscape painting, photography, relief woodcarving, rug making and much more. Children’s workshops are also available. Book early for the workshops to avoid missing out.
This year Arts in the Olives has a Textiles and Textures emphasis and features award-winning textile artist Therese Flynn Clark, Sandra Pearce and rug maker Bec Anderson.
If you think your mum would prefer a slower pace, pack your blanket and relax by the stage to enjoy the great local, live entertainment.
Dine out on the Scenic Rim’s finest food and wine, which will available for sale, along with plenty of local art. (more…)