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A Place Based Contemporary Art Festival
1-18 August, North Queensland, Australia
Gudjal Country Charters Towers

Saturday 17 August 5:30 - 8:30pm

Twilight Arts Market

The Mike Carney Creative Industries Centre

This vibrant event celebrates local creativity and community spirit, showcasing a diverse array of handmade arts and crafts, unique jewellery, stunning artworks, and much more.

As the sun sets, the market comes alive with twinkling lights, live music, and a warm, festive atmosphere that invites visitors to explore and discover artisan stalls featuring local craftspeople and artists, live music performances, delicious food, refreshments, and a bar, as well as family-friendly activities and entertainment.

Come and explore our wide range of stalls featuring amazing products. Stay a while, enjoy cold drinks, and savour delicious sausages or hamburgers. Immerse yourself in a night of creativity, culture, and community at the Mike Carney Creative Industries Centre. We look forward to seeing you there!

About The Artist

The Mike Carney Creative Industries Centre is a not-for-profit, social-enterprise-driven creative space. The multi-roomed centre is home to a gallery, shop, workshop space and venue for exhibitions, Q&A nights, events, training and activities. The centre provides a safe and stimulating place for creatives, community groups and industry experts to showcase their work and access professional development, training, workshops and meetings. The creatives and organisers identify with the concept that creativity changes lives and communities.

Location Details

96-98 Mosman St, Gudjal Country / Charters Towers, Queensland 4820.

View the interactive PUNQ Art Trail Map for directions or experience as part of our Gudjal Country / Charters Towers Art, Gold and History Tour

Venue Accessibility
  • Nearby accessible parking.
  • Nearby accessible public transport (bus stations).
  • Nearby street drop-off points.
  • Assisted wheelchair accessibility.
  • An accessible entrance (both ramp and stairs) and no obstructions to the path upon entering.
  • Signage indicating it is a PUNQ program.
  • Venue is close to accessible private bathroom facilities that offer wider doors, adequate floor space to move around in the bathroom, and fixtures designed for comfort including hand railings and low-effort tap handles.
  • Quiet spaces available for participants, this location will have ambient or no music playing.
  • Venues have been strategically designed for clear pathways throughout with a focus on minimising clutter.
  • If participating in workshops, interactions, or artist talks at a pop up there will be an array of seating options provided.
Pricing

Donation on entry.

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PUNQ respectfully acknowledges the Wulgurukaba of Gurambilbarra and Yunbenun and the surrounding groups of our region; Bindal, Gugu Badhan, Nywaigi, Warrgamay, Bandjin and Gudjal as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we gather, share and celebrate local creative practice. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as the first people of Australia. They have never ceded sovereignty and remain strong in their enduring connection to land and Culture.

PUNQ respectfully acknowledges the Wulgurukaba of Gurambilbarra and Yunbenun and the surrounding groups of our region; Bindal, Gugu Badhan, Nywaigi, Warrgamay, Bandjin and Gudjal as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we gather, share and celebrate local creative practice. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as the first people of Australia. They have never ceded sovereignty and remain strong in their enduring connection to land and Culture.

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Umbrella Studio
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Townsville Bulletin

PUNQ is produced by Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts. The festival is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation and receives funding from Creative Australia through the Australian Cultural Fund. Townsville City Council is a funding partner of PUNQ.