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DAB Writing Competition 2018

Posted by Douglas Arts on Wednesday, April 4, 2018,
For Emerging and New Writers
(A Story Competition)

An exciting competition for Emerging and New Writers is now open for entries at DAB

Entries close Sunday 3 June 2018

A new or emerging writer is a non-specific term. For this competition, it is a person who is not a professional writer in any related field, has not been published professionally or paid a substantial fee for writing.  If there is doubt regarding eligibility it will be at the judges’ discretion.

Prizes are: First - $100, Second - ...
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Program Guide for 1st semester OUT NOW!

Posted by Douglas Arts on Friday, January 20, 2017,
Two new groups will be starting at DAB - Urban Sketching and Felting, and also several courses will be offered including watercolour with Gail Shaw, a felting class for beginners, and glass slumping workshops. There are also groups continuing with painting, mosaics, children's art, life drawing, printmaking and pottery.

DOWNLOAD the latest DAB program
DOWNLOAD the timetable schedule.

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FELTING - Art feature for November

Posted by Douglas Arts on Monday, November 14, 2016,
Come into DAB Studio Gallery to see the display of student work made from the beginners' felt classes, taught by Marg Lynn. Some beautiful work has been created, so come and see what you could do next year. We plan to be running a monthly felting group in 2017, and Marg Lynn will be offering more courses.

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INSPIRED Book Launch and Botanical Arts Exhibition 16th September to the 1st October. Opening night Friday 16th 6:30pm

Posted by Douglas Arts on Wednesday, September 7, 2016,

This book is for sale for A$25.00.  For further information contact

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DAB Opening Night - Mid Yr Exhibition

Posted by Douglas Arts on Saturday, July 2, 2016,

For photos visit our Facebook page

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DAB Fundraiser - Cent Sale

Posted by Douglas Arts on Thursday, May 26, 2016,
The Cent Sale in June was a great success, and congratulations to all who volunteered their time.
Funds were raised through the generous donations of sale items, and raffle.

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Classes now enrolling for August

Posted by Douglas Arts on Thursday, May 26, 2016,
Learn skills and techniques involved in creating beautiful felts for clothing, accessories and art.
1st August for five weeks 9.30 am to 12.30 pm
Cost $110. Some materials provided.

Complete stunning projects with hot melted glass.
Saturday 27th August. 9.30 - 4.30 pm
Cost for full day $90, Cost for half day $50.

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Classes now enrolling for May

Posted by Douglas Arts on Friday, April 22, 2016,

Egyptian Paste Jewellery - with Liz Showniruk.  Tuesday 3rd May from 9.30 - 12.30 pm $35.  Brilliant blue and green beads made using techniques from ancient Egypt.

Glass Fusing - with Leanne Emmitt on Saturday 7th May and Sunday 7th May from 10 am to 4 pm each day. $80 each day.  Glass fusing and slumping to create jewellery, tableware, artworks and more.  (only 6 places available for each day)

Large Carved Fruit Bowl - with Ellen Terrell on Saturday 14th May from 10 am to 2 pm. $35.  Carve...

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Exciting new workshops and courses starting in Feb

Posted by Douglas Arts on Monday, January 25, 2016,

Starting first week in February are some exciting new Workshops and Courses and also Casual and Peer Groups start again too. 

The One day Workshops are as follows:

Thurs 4th Feb - 9.30am - 12.30pm Understanding Colour in Acrylics - Liz Showniruk $20

Sun 7th Feb - 10am to 1pm - Mosaic Project - House or Garden Sign - Sam Matthews $45

Tues 9th Feb - 9.30am to 12.30pm - Funky Pottery Fish (see photo) - Liz Showniruk $35

Sunday 21st Feb - 1pm to 4pm - Basketweaving (see photo) - Richard Mustchin...

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Invitation to Receptacles Exhibition

Posted by Douglas Arts on Wednesday, March 25, 2015,

Everybody is invited to attend the opening night of “Receptacles”, DAB’s next autumn/Easter exhibition, on Thursday 2nd April at 6.30 in Mill St, Mossman.  

Come and see how DAB artists have interpreted the theme ‘Receptacles’.

Exhibition time: daily (except Sun) 10 am to 2 pm from Sat 4 April to Sat 18 April 2015.

Mosaics, pottery, prints, textile art, paintings, basketweaving. 

Many items for sale at affordable prices

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2015 Program Guide OUT NOW

Posted by Douglas Arts on Tuesday, December 2, 2014,
Some exciting new courses will be offered at DAB next year. CLICK HERE to download the Program Guide for the first semester.

○   Introduction to Pottery CODE: PC1
○   Arty Books CODE: AB

○   Heart on your Sleeve, Art on your Bag CODE: HYS
○   An Introduction to Drawing CODE: ITD
○   Basket Weaving CODE: BW
○   Yes you can! CODE: YYC

○   Semi – Abstract Painting CODE: SAP
○   Understand My Camera Workshop 1 CODE: UMC1
○   Mosaic Workshop 1 CODE:...

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Creations from the Mosaic TREE JEWELL workshop

Posted by Douglas Arts on Sunday, October 26, 2014,

Eleven students completed a Come and Try It workshop with Sam, the DAB mosaics tutor and created these beautiful designs in one session. There will be further one-off mosaic sessions offered, so drop in at DAB and register your interest.

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DAB Textile Exhibition

Posted by Douglas Arts on Friday, October 3, 2014,

The textile art exhibition is now on display in the Douglas Shire Council foyer. The exhibition is a culmination of a ten week experimental textile course run through DAB with a grant from Regional Arts Australia and Artslink Queensland.

Debbie Rasmussen, the textile tutor said 'I am totally impressed with what our artists have done.  Go and have a look - it is definitely worth seeing'. View the photo collection on Facebook

The textile art group continues with tutored sessions every second Th...

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DAB offers new course in ceramics

Posted by Douglas Arts on Thursday, February 14, 2013,
DAB Ceramics tutor Liz Showniruk decorates a plate ready for firing in the kiln. Photograph taken by Ruth Ross.

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ECLIPSE Photo Exhibition - an invitation

Posted by Douglas Arts on Wednesday, November 7, 2012,

Come and join a celebration of the talent and vision of our local photograpers.

The DAB Photography Club invite you to ECLIPSE, their second annual photographic exhibition at the Douglas Arts Studio Gallery.

Opening night, and announcement of awards is 9th November at 6.30pm

The Exhibition is open from Sat 10th November- Sunday 18th November - 10.00am - 4.00pm

Entry by gold coin donation

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About DAB

Douglas Arts Studio Gallery Inc A non-profit community arts group aimed at encouraging artistic development, in the Douglas Shire

CLICK HERE to buy our new publication 'INSPIRED', a collaboration between Douglas Arts Studio Gallery Inc and Mossman Botanic Garden Inc. showcasing the flora of the wet tropics drawn by local artists. Funded by the Australia Council for the Arts.

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