Participate

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



Willing & Able - A Critical Thinkers Forum

Fri 26 Jul
Free

Join artists and support workers from Artel Studio, ARC Disability Services and Arts Project Australia in an afternoon of discussion over the often tricky questions surro...
[More info]

Preserve Residency Workshops - Imprint with Helen Braun for kids

Sat 27 Jul
$40 (materials supplied)

A monoprint workshop where each participant will print a variety of leaves onto a range of surfaces.
[More info]

Preserve Residency Workshops - Imprint with Helen Braun for adults

Sat 3 Aug
$40 (materials supplied)

A monoprint workshop where each participant will print a variety of leaves onto a range of surfaces.
[More info]

Butterfly Illustration with Carme Dapena - Session 1: Etching and Monotype

Sat 10 Aug
$80 for both sessions (includes materials)

Choose one species from Carme’s research folder and begin etching your butterfly, and your own emotions, using moku hanga technique, a printmaker’s barem and Japanese pap...
[More info]

Preserve Residency Workshops - Foliage with Joanne Sisson for adults

Sat 10 Aug
$40 (materials supplied)

Participants will create a small painting of foliage using bold line in the manner of early Australian painters such as Margaret Preston.
[More info]

Butterfly Illustration with Carme Dapena - Session 2: Watercolour and Calligraphy

Sat 17 Aug
$80 for both sessions (includes materials)

Choose one species from Carme’s research folder and begin etching your butterfly, and your own emotions, using moku hanga technique, a printmaker’s barem and Japanese pap...
[More info]

Preserve Residency Workshops - Foliage with Joanne Sisson for kids and teenagers

Sat 17 Aug
$40 (materials supplied)

Participants will create a small painting of foliage using bold line in the manner of early Australian painters such as Margaret Preston.
[More info]