The week and a half from July 28 to August 6 was so full of good things that Townsville’s arty-musical people could hardly keep up. The Australian Festival of Chamber Music alone was a full-time occupation for some, with three or four events per day. It coincided with the Strand Ephemera exhibition and, as if that wasn’t enough, PUNQ.
There are 130 works on offer, from perhaps 30 artists including Marion Gaemers, Jo Lankester, Bernadette Boscacci, Gai Copeman and Jan Hynes. The only guidelines were “postcard size” and a connection to the environment, so there is something for every taste.
It starts at 7 pm but you might want to get there a bit earlier to choose the works you want to bid for!