The Arts Centre Gold Coast
135 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia/ 61 7 5588 4000/
Monday - Saturday 9am - 9pm, Sunday 10am - 8pm

The Arts Centre is the Gold Coast’s premier cultural facility, bringing visual and performing arts to residents of South East Queensland. The complex houses the Arts Theatre, Gold Coast City Gallery, two Cinemas and the Arts Cafe as well as several stunning function rooms, a chapel and two small performance spaces. It offers quality entertainment, or a unique venue to hold your next event or stage production.


Dust Temple
54 Currumbin Creek Rd, Currumbin Waters QLD 4223, Australia/ 61 424 694 153/
6.30am - 4pm

Home to Hinge Gallery, Dust Agency and Dangerous Adventures. A space for many to explore the workings of creative minds. 


19 Karen Contemporary Artspace
61 7 5554 5019/

19 Karen was first established to promote and nurture emerging artists which were not yet represented by commercial galleries. Some of these artists have since become successful and sought after by art galleries and collectors alike.19 Karen is a gallery for artists! The gallery director, Terri Lew, is fiercely passionate and totally committed to making the gallery and its’ artists successful! Terri is confident in achieving this goal by building a great team of artists and art collectors to match! Gallery represents art from various genres of pop culture, including street and urban art, lowbrow, pop art, pop surrealism, photo realism, figurative art, expressionism, portraits, abstract, still life, sculpture and ceramic art.Terri is dedicated to continue discovering innovative emerging Australian and International artists with exceptional and diverse talent.


Gallery One Southport
02/107 Ferry Rd, Southport QLD 4215, Australia/ 61 7 5528 0110/
Monday - Saturday 9am - 5pm, Sunday 10.30am - 4pm

Gallery One is one of Queensland’s leading contemporary fine art galleries.
Based on the dynamic and culturally rich Gold Coast, Gallery One represents collectable and established multi award-winning Australian Artists, including Archibald, Wynne and Sulman winners and finalists. Director Leanne Pearce with Gallery Manager Karen Spooner, opened the state-of-the-art Gallery One space in Ferry Rd Southport in May 2010 with a charity auction to raise funds for the Olivia Newton John Cancer & Wellness Centre Appeal. In August the gallery was officially opened by leading Gold Coast businessman Sahba Abedian and Gold Coast Tourism CEO Martin Winter. Gallery One represents many high profile artists including Craig Ruddy, David Bromley, Mel Brigg, Cynthia Breusch, Aaron Kinnane, Dorothy Napangardi, Margaret Loy Pula, Min Woo-Bang, Paul Haggith, Suey McEnnally, Christopher McVinish, Craig Parnaby, Jennifer Riddle and Rosetta Santucci. Gallery One’s philosophy is to showcase the best of Australian Investment Art and support mid-career and established artists through an exciting exhibition schedule and events calendar. The benefit to the public is a heightened exposure to collectable investment pieces and access to advice about the selection of artwork via the art consultation process.


Urban Paradise
3221 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217, Australia/ 61 423 122 189/
9am - 5pm

In 2010 an idea was sparked by a passionate dedicated group of Gold Coasters with backgrounds in the arts and marketing – bringing this idea of creating a festival made by artists for artists – our vision has grown and will continue to grow with the embrace and support from our community.  The Gold Coast Art Festival was established for all people, creative in spirit. who enjoy taking risks, daring to awaken and indulge their imaginations, entertaining the desire for uniqueness in a world of similarity.