Get involved!

Join us for a workshop or peruse the visual art displays! 

Workshops and Visual Art Exhibitions presented by Tanks Arts Centre are considered a strong element of the Tanks' overall public program. From hands on learning and displays to children's activities and circus lessons plus more, they are all part of the Tanks family.

If you want to run a workshops series of your own and be part of the cultural life of the Tanks, please complete this form. Your application will be assessed by Tanks Arts Centre's programming team for availability of time and space and against our vision for the program: affordable and healthy - social and cultural - learning and exchange.

For further details please contact:

P - 4032 6600
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or see our FAQs.

View our community workshops and activities

Emerging Structure - JCU Creative Arts Exhibition

Tue 3 Oct - Mon 06 Nov

Patterns of growth, order and chaos.
[More info]

String & Clay Bead Making with Claire Freer

Sat 4 Nov - Sat 02 Dec
$40 includes materials

Create hand-made textured clay beads and learn to make string.
[More info]

The Art of Quick Painting with Hannah Parker

Sat 4 Nov - Sat 02 Dec
$40 includes materials

Learn how to capture a moment quickly.
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Under Pressure: Creativity, Business and Mental Health

Tue 14 Nov
Free - places limited

APRA AMCOS and QMusic present an open and frank discussion about maintaining a healthy – and creative – mind.
[More info]

QMusic and Close Contact present Industry Connect Regional Workshop - Amplify

Fri 17 Nov - Sat 18 Nov
Free. Places are limited.

A workshop series bringing music industry professionals from around Australia to regional Queensland.
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No Stone Unturned - Cairns Mineral and Lapidary Club Inc. Exhibition & Demonstration

Tue 5 Dec - Mon 22 Jan

The Cairns Mineral and Lapidary Club are exhibiting their collection and works including minerals, fossils, and cabochons.
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