Art Collection News

Media releases, articles and news about the Art Collection. 


  • Allowable Forms and Unconscious Facts wins Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2018

    Friday 31 August 2018 - An intriguing contemporary painting that combines figurative and abstract imagery has won the prestigious Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2018. More



  • Explore the Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2018 exhibition

    Wednesday 15 August 2018 - The prestigious Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2018 exhibition will be unveiled at Caloundra Regional Gallery tomorrow. More




  • NAIDOC Week celebrations underway

    Monday 09 July 2018 - Celebrations for NAIDOC Week are underway on the Sunshine Coast with a great turnout from the community at the traditional flag raising ceremony in Nambour this morning. More




  • Vibrant Indigenous artworks now on display

    Wednesday 30 May 2018 - In celebration of National Reconciliation Week (May 27 – June 3) and upcoming NAIDOC Week events in July, council has installed a vibrant and significant display of artwork by local Indigenous artists in all eight libraries across the region. More

  • Gallery to launch The Artroom – a new program and workshop space

    Thursday 18 January 2018 - Caloundra Regional Gallery will undergo exciting renovations next month designed to create The Artroom, a dedicated public program and workshop space. More


  • Council’s heritage and art collections commended

    Friday 08 December 2017 - Two of council’s prized heritage and art collections have been recognised by Museums and Galleries Queensland at a special event in Caloundra. More

  • Council adopts Art and Heritage Collections Policy

    Thursday 17 August 2017  - A new policy has been adopted by Sunshine Coast Council to manage three significant art and heritage collections in its care - the Sunshine Coast Art Collection, Public Art Collection and Cultural Heritage Collection. More

    Image credit: Lawrence Daws | Poinciana (detail) | 1990. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by the artist, 2010.


  • Sunshine Coast Art Collection featured in new exhibition

    Friday 28 April 2017 - Works of art by leading contemporary Australian artists are now on display at Caloundra Regional Gallery as part of an exhibition that highlights the increasing significance and depth of the Sunshine Coast Art Collection. More

    Image credit: Miles Hall | Splice (Pine Lime) (detail) | 2010 | oil on aluminium | 100 x 120 cm.

  • Inigo Jones’ Obi Obi Creek artwork donated to Sunshine Coast Art Collection

    Tuesday 18 October 2016 - The family of renowned long-range weather forecaster Inigo Jones has donated an oil painting by the amateur artist to the Sunshine Coast Art Collection. More

    Image credit: Inigo Jones | Obi Obi Creek (detail) | 1931. Gift of the family of Inigo Jones, 2016.