Visual Arts & Residencies

Tanks Arts Centre hosts a variety of local and touring exhibitions, artists´ residencies and studio activity. Tanks main exhibition space, Tank 4, is unlike a conventional, white-wall gallery and offers a unique environment in which to create and present work.

Standard opening times are 9am – 4:30pm weekdays and 10am – 2:30pm weekends and public holidays. Gallery is closed during exhibition turnovers. Please check program for exhibition dates.


Lynette Shaw - Scenes From My Youth

Fri 14 Dec - Sun 20 Jan
Free

Lynette Shaw’s debut solo exhibition of works on paper and paintings references her familial heritage of generations lived in Cairns and on the Atherton Tablelands.
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Alex Hiatt - Relationships On Paper

Fri 14 Dec - Sun 20 Jan
Free

Alex Hiatt is an emerging artist with an astonishingly prolific output of work for one so young.
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Ian Hance - Kitschgrotesque

Fri 14 Dec - Sun 20 Jan
Free

Kitschgrotesque addresses several questions concerning the concepts of humour as they pertain to the psyche of the population of the tropical north.
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The Age of Enjoyment - Oak Tree Art Group

Fri 14 Dec - Sun 20 Jan
Free

Is The Age of Enjoyment an era in which we live, or an age in years? It can be either, or both.
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