A Touch of Gold, Long Table Dinner, our 50th, Wednesday 16 October

A Touch of Gold, Long Table Dinner, our 50th, Wednesday 16 October

We’ve themed our October 16th, Long Table Dinner, (our 50th), A Touch Of Gold. Bring, wear or carry a Touch of Gold to help us celebrate a very special Long Table Dinner on Wednesday 16th October. Just bring a plate and a sense of humour. With many surprises in store this is a A Long Table Dinner not to be missed! If you are thinking of coming to the Long Table Dinner on 16 October at 6.00pm please RSVP to Ludmila Doneman or message 0434 357 862. Date: 6.00pm, Wednesday 16 October Venue: The Old Ambulance Station...
Visit the Old Ambo as part of the Sunshine Coast Open House Program: 10.00am to 3.00pm Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October

Visit the Old Ambo as part of the Sunshine Coast Open House Program: 10.00am to 3.00pm Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October

WE TRUELY ARE AN OLD AMBULANCE STATION!   Whilst the history of an ambulance station serving Nambour and surrounds from 80 Howard Street starts in 1922, the existing building was opened in August 1958 by the then premier of Queensland, Sir Francis Nicklin. If you’ve a friend who hasn’t visited the Old Ambo, the Sunshine Coast Open House Day on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th October is a great opportunity to bring them. We’ll be open from 10.00am to 3.00pm each day to show visitors to the Old Ambo the transformation today to a hub for creative industries and social...
How to Makeover the Nambour Town Centre in 7 Days, talk by David Engwicht 6.00pm, Thursday 24 October

How to Makeover the Nambour Town Centre in 7 Days, talk by David Engwicht 6.00pm, Thursday 24 October

HOW TO MAKEOVER THE NAMBOUR TOWN CENTRE IN 7 DAYS, David’s talk is part of the Old Ambo’s Disruption and Drinks Series - occasional talks, mingle and drinks on creative social entrepreneurship. Too much planning and community engagement is killing our public spaces. David Engwicht and his team of place makers have been transforming town centres across Australia and New Zealand in just seven days… and this includes: community engagement, design, forming community-driven project teams and delivery of the makeover. David will explain the core concepts behind his approach, and what other towns have achieved. David Engwicht is the inventor of the Walking School Bus and the 7 Day Makeover. Project for Public Spaces in New York describe David as, “One of the world’s most innovative thinkers on creating vibrant public spaces”. David’s books on urban design and place making have been used as texts in university courses. DATE:  Thursday 24 October, 5.30pm for 6.00-7.00pm talk, 7.00-8.00pm mingle and drinks VENUE: Main Gallery Space, Old Ambulance Station, 80 Howard Street, Nambour COST: $10 plus cash bar REGISTER: Click to book through...
A Christmas Gift for the Homeless, Long Table Dinner, Saturday 16 November

A Christmas Gift for the Homeless, Long Table Dinner, Saturday 16 November

We’ve themed our November 16th Long Table Dinner, A Christmas Gift for the Homeless. Please bring a gift of socks or underwear (new) for us to provide to the Nambour Community Centre for distribution to those who will find themselves homeless this Christmas. With your gift you’ll also need to bring a plate, a sense of humour and to always expect the unexpected! Meet local artist Roger Callen whose exhibition Haimakura Hinterland is currently showing in Gallery 1. If you are thinking of coming to the Long Table Dinner on 16 November at 6.00pm please RSVP to Ludmila Doneman or message 0434 357 862.  Date: 6.00pm, Saturday 16 November Venue: The Old Ambulance Station...
Long Table Dinner, 6.00pm, Monday 16 September

Long Table Dinner, 6.00pm, Monday 16 September

OUR SEPTEMBER LONG TABLE DINNER, is open to everyone and is all about sharing. Essential to share is a plate and a sense of humour. Drinks and story telling are optional!  Use this dinner occasion to engage with our feature exhibition [In]Place. If you are thinking of coming to the Long Table Dinner on September 16 at 6.00pm please RSVP to Robbie Murray or message 0402 133 922. Date: 6.00pm, Monday 16 September Venue: The Old Ambulance Station...
[In]Place[In]Conversation-Saturday 24 August, 4-6pm, Old Ambo Galleries

[In]Place[In]Conversation-Saturday 24 August, 4-6pm, Old Ambo Galleries

[IN]PLACE [IN]CONVERSATION Join leading artists working with technology as they deep dive into how art and tech collide. The panel will be moderated by Sutu aka Stuart Campbell, VR artist + film maker and co-founder of EyeJack. Sutu will be joined by panelists who are paving the way in art and technology. The panel consists of: Helena Papageorgiou ([In]Place Lead Artist); James Muller ([In]Place Artist; Robert Andrew (Experimenta Artist); and Chris Boden (Immerse Conference/Create Noosa) Expect to be challenged, provoked, and slightly uncomfortable in your shoes. The panel will be followed by a live performance from [In]Place artist Kellie O’Demspey and sound composer Mick Dick. Date: Saturday 24 August, 4-6pm Location: Exhibition Galleries, The Old Ambulance Station Price: Free Register your interest Presented in partnership with Experimenta, USC Art Gallery, The Old Ambo and Immerse. [In]Place is supported by the Regional Arts Development Fund, a partnership between the Queensland Government and Sunshine Coast Council to support local arts and culture in regional...