Art Galleries, Studios and Rock Art of Far North Queensland
Explore the diverse Indigenous and contemporary art scene of Far North Queensland with private visits to artists’ studios and a special viewing of the unique Quinkan rock art.
Gain an in-depth understanding of Cairns’ progressive art scene through visits to artists’ studios and private and public art galleries, including the Cairns Art Gallery, the NorthSite arts collective, and the multidisciplinary Tanks Art Centre.
In Kuranda, discover how the lush local environment inspires and informs the practice of senior Indigenous artists and gain exclusive access to the artists through private visits to their studios and homes.
Spend a full day on Quinkan Country exploring the spectacular rock art of Laura in the company of its traditional owners. At the gateway to the Cape York Peninsula, appreciate the extraordinary variety, quantity and quality of these renowned ancient paintings that are now recognised by UNESCO as among the top ten rock art sites in the world.
In the spirit of reconciliation, the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales and Renaissance Tours acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.
This tour is part of the World Art Tours program organised by the Art Gallery Society of NSW in partnership with Renaissance Tours.