The fourth annual Murwillumbah Art Trail kicks off tomorrow with a range of free events, exhibitions and workshops that will run until May 27. Pop up galleries will appearing all over town and the mc2 Music Festival will be taking place on Saturday, May 19 with local artists playing throughout ten local venues.
While Murwillumbah becomes the canvas there will be a wide range of artists performing, painting dancing and celebrating as they embrace this year’s theme Moving on. The theme reflects on the aftermath of the flood, the resilience of the community and the capacity for art to heal.
‘Moving On can apply to everyone, in all stages of their lives, for better or for worse. We invite artists and performers to address the 2018 theme with the ingenuity and engagement that allowed our community to deal with the aftermath of the flood,’ said the MAT18 team.
There will even be an Art Battle on Friday, 25 May where visiting Canadian artists will go up against local artists with 20 minutes to create a painting. Audience members will get to vote on their favourite piece and the winning artists will move into the next round. Though don’t forget to pick up a ticket for this popular events.
Find out about all the events that will be taking place and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of excitement and fun as you rediscover what Murwillumbah has to offer.