Cooktown Art Festival 2009
Supported by Cook Shire Council, Queensland Events and Queensland Government Gambling Community Benefits Fund
Paintings by local artists in all styles, genres and mediums will be on display and for sale at venues through the town.
ELIZABETH GUZSELY GALLERY
NATURE'S POWERHOUSE VERA SCARTH-JOHNSON GALLERY
Louise Derry Exhibition "Cooktown Revisited". Recent works. Preview night, Friday July 31st 6:30 - 8:30pm.
Exhibition dates August 1st - August 30th. Open daily, 9am - 5pm. Ph: 4069 6004
detail from “In the Shade, Archer Point”
ENDEAVOUR LIONS HALL
Artists from Bloomfield Area and from Black Cockatoo Gallery
Love to spin a tale, this should appeal to those with a story to tell or to those who just love to listen and have a good laugh or marvel at a wonderful experience shared.
NATURE'S POWERHOUSE SUNSET MUSIC CONCERT
Saturday at 5 pm.
The Post Australian Festival of Chamber Music concert will feature artists fresh from their Townsville performances.
Lorna McGhee (Flute) David Harding (Viola) both from Canada and Sebastien Lipman (Harp) from Australia.
Bookings appreciated 4069 5442 Price $30 Adults $15 Youth.
Cooktown Writer’s Group. Poet’s Breakfast on Sunday morning, audience participation welcome.
Sunday afternoon Barefoot Belles
Singers and musicians 3pm to 6pm.
JAMES COOK MUSEUM SUNDAY NIGHT OF FUN
Lantern display in trees, Sunday night, with music, wine and finger food.
Rossville Glee Club, Winston Cabrall, Serge Pentlan and other musicians will perform from balcony.
Lanterns and art works displayed and for sale with stalls under trees, and in museum.
Food and wine served in main anchor room. Licenced.
Charge to cover food and wine. $10 any money remaining after purchase of food and wine to be donated to Museum.
Dancing at various venues. Belly dancers. Young at Heart. Performance art.
Decorate a Bra in any manner you wish. A small entry fee will be charged for Bras entered in this competition with money going to Breast Cancer
These fun and unique art efforts will be auctioned with money going to Cooktown Endeavour Lions Club
Sue Stacpoole. Astrology learn the art of Horoscopes
Cheryl Storche. Make a Dreamcatcher. To be confirmed.
Kim Fowler - Stained Glass Butterfly. $25 tuition plus $5 materials.
Friday and Saturday morning 10am – 1pm. Bookings preferred
Christine Muggleton. Bead workshop.
Photography, art, indigenous paintings and didgeridoo's for sale. Art and crafts: jewelry, crochet, decorated masks, dream catchers, carved & decorated Emu eggs and Funky Beanies
Cooktown Art Festival showcases the wonderful work of local artists: painters, sculptors, wood carvers, potters, photographers; visual art in any medium, it will all be there!
JAMES COOK MUSEUM
Pots in the Chapel—The art of successful collaboration. Cooktown based potter, Graham Boyton and Cheryl Bell have developed a rare working relationship in the field of ceramic art. Inspired by the environment and isolation we have been working together with clay since 1990.
Will have Tea, Coffee, sandwiches, cakes.
Sales of CWA, homemade jams, pickles & more.
Be entertained by the talented local musicians and poets, including a poet’s breakfast where you can join in. Story telling and yarns
The exhibitions are located throughout Cooktown. The art will be on show at various galleries, restaurants, museums, public halls and businesses; you can see more than just the art; take in the cultural diversity and spectacular attractions.
Guide maps will be available for self guided tours or you can take advantage of the shuttle bus service.
Soak up the atmosphere, beauty and history of the Cooktown region.
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