SWELL SMALLS GALLERY AT DUST TEMPLE The 2021 SWELL Smalls Gallery at Dust Temple will exhibit over 40 smaller sculptures across two weeks throughout the festival. Just a short drive from Currumbin Beach, visit Dust Temple to experience this eclectic space and enhance your art collection by taking home an original work of art. SWELL
SCULPTURE MASTERCLASS WITH PHILLIP PIPERIDES The art of sculpting a torso. This masterclass invites art lovers and sculpture enthusiasts of all levels to immerse in a full day of creative exploration. Students will transform a block of clay into a beautiful torso,  reflecting the life model with Phillip’s master craftsman guidance. This SWELL Masterclass will
LAUNCH OF SPRING COURTYARD SERIES – FEATURING EMBELINA ON THE DECKS Celebrate Spring with the Dust Temple Courtyard Series. Under a canopy of amber lights, enjoy a glass of wine, local beer, and a seasonal menu prepared by our chef. From a colourful selection of entrees to delightfully delicious mains, our new menu will have
MEDIUM RARE: SITE-SPECIFIC ART AND SCULPTURE SYMPOSIUM As part of SWELL Fringe Festival THE WALLS ART SPACE will present MEDIUM RARE; site-specific art and sculpture symposium: responding to the physical and psychological landscape, here and now. Featuring GRACE DEWAR AND LAURIE OXENFORD, BYRON COATHUP AND MITCHELL SCHULTZ , DANIELE CONSTANCE, GRACE BLAKE AND KAEL STACE,
SHADOW AND LIGHT – EXCLUSIVE COCKTAIL PARTY SWELL SMALLS GALLERY PREVIEW Journey deep into the dark of the night with a complimentary glass of champagne in hand as you take a sneak peek preview, before anyone else,  of the SWELL Smalls Gallery 2021 situated in The Dust Temple Gallery. Making our way into the courtyard,
SWELL SMALLS GALLERY OPENING NIGHT Join us to celebrate the opening of the 2021 SWELL Smalls Gallery at Dust Temple. When | Sunday 5th September Time | 5.00pm – 8.00pm Where | DUST TEMPLE 54 Currumbin Creek Rd, Currumbin Waters QLD 4223 Cost | FREE REGISTER HERE Note* if you are an exhibiting artist please
STORYFEST BOOKMARKED LIVE – ART THERAPY AT SWELL FRINGE Storyfest is one of Australia’s most enduring and innovative literary festivals held right here on the Gold Coast. Their inaugural podcast Bookmarked by Storyfest, launched at this year’s festival, is a literary podcast for curious kids and adults – not only will you learn about works
PECHAKUCHA NIGHT VOL 65 – ‘DETAILS’ AT SWELL FRINGE PechaKucha is coming to  SWELL Fringe at Dust Temple in September with the theme – ‘Detail’. Small details, big ideas. PechaKucha is a compelling evening where 8 speakers present their own interpretation of the theme of the night. Each speaker presents 20 slides for 20 seconds
GOLD COAST OPEN HOUSE  x  SWELL SCULPTURE FESTIVAL IN CONVERSATION Art and architecture have a transformative power to improve our lives. Join the conversation with local creatives as we explore the common ground between art, sculpture and architecture. How are new works and the creative process advancing ideas around heritage, identity, housing, health and climate
SIP AND SCULPT WITH JO NORTON AT SWELL FRINGE Sip on a glass of wine from the Dust Temple Bar whilst being guided through the process of sculpting your own sculpture by local ceramicist Jo Norton. During the masterclass, you will learn Kurinuki, a traditional Japanese form of hand-building. The word means ‘carving out’ and