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Celebrate regional arts at Arts Ablaze Queensland

2 Oct 2019 to 6 Oct 2019


Celebrate regional arts in Queensland at the inaugural Arts Ablaze conference and celebrations in the Scenic Rim.

Part conference and part festival, Arts Ablaze will be staged by Scenic Rim Regional Council from October 2 to 6 at the Ramada Resort Kooralbyn Valley.


If you’re looking for fun for the whole family, join in on the Arts Ablaze celebrations.

They’ll be free and open to the public from 5pm Friday, 4 October to 5pm Sunday, 6 October.

These celebrations will include artisan and arts business workshops, food trucks, roving performances, artisan markets, a children’s program and a full day and night performance program.

Registrations are essential for the artisan workshops, via Beaudesert and District Community Arts Projects (BADCAP):


Are you an artist looking to connect with your counterparts from near and far?

The Arts Ablaze conference goes from Wednesday, 2 October to Friday, 4 October and is open to delegates from across Queensland and beyond.

Program highlights include First Nation projects and perspectives, panel discussions, a Regional Arts Development Fund forum, Queensland Touring Showcase, PechaKucha sessions, funding information, exhibitions, site activations, a cocktail function, a conference Arts Dinner, facilitated networking events and more.

For more information, accommodation options, registration details and more, visit

To keep up to date with event information, visit the Facebook events page.

Arts Ablaze is funded by the Australian Government through the Building Better Regions Fund.

Arts Ablaze is supported by an Australian Government’s Festivals Australia Grant represented by the Department of Communications and the Arts.

Arts Ablaze is made possible through the Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund provided through Regional Arts Australia and administered in Queensland by Flying Arts Alliance.

Arts Ablaze is supported by the Queensland Government through the Regional Arts Services Network, the Queensland Arts Showcase Program and the Regional Arts Development Fund which is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Scenic Rim Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.

Arts Ablaze is supported by the Ramada Resort Kooralbyn Valley, Artour, Central Queensland University and Arts Front.

Arts Ablaze is an initiative of Scenic Rim Regional Council.


1/21 Routley Drive Kooralbyn 4285,