From the 28th of September until the 25th of October, Spicers Tamarind Retreat in conjunction with Maleny Arts Connect will be hosting Sculptures on the Edge 2017 for its biggest year yet. Now in its 8th year Sculptures on the Edge has evolved into one of the Sunshine Coast’s not to be missed art events.
Set amongst the stunning rainforest adjacent to Gardners Falls at Spicers Tamarind Retreat in Maleny, the event allows guests to wander the tranquil grounds whilst admiring the sculptures. Guests are welcome to enjoy the grounds on a daily basis (bookings not required) with a self guided map available via reception.
Guided tours are available three days per week (Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday departing at 11:00am). The guided tours are free of charge, however, donations are accepted with proceeds going to Sculptures on the Edge.
On Sunday the 15th October guests have the opportunity to receive professional art tuition from renowned Australian artist Gary Myers amongst the beautiful rainforest setting of Spicers Tamarind Retreat.
Guests will arrive on Sunday afternoon and enjoy an art class from 1:00pm until 4:00pm. On Monday guests will enjoy art classes from 10:00am - 12:00pm and another from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.
Two night packages include:
Please note guests are to provide their own art equipment (canvas, easel and paints) or equipment can be arranged for an additional charge of $100 per person.
This unique dinner event allows guests unprecedented access to the sculptures and the artists who bring the works of art from "Sculptures on the Edge" to life.
Guests will enjoy a Thai banquet prepared by The Tamarind Head Chef Dan Jarrett along with matching wines. The evening begins at sunset with canapes and beverages served amongst the sculptures. President of Sculptures on the Edge, Kaye Leach will host the evening, interviewing the artists throughout the night to uncover the inspiration and motivations for creating their unique pieces.