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  • Bugs in the System - a printmaking exhibition (24 October - 1 November)

    Most of the animals to be found in the rainforest of Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve are a diverse range of invertebrates – including insects, arachnids, and worms. This abundance has provided inspiration for the independent artists from the Maleny Printmakers to explore. Their exhibition “Bugs in the System” will showcase an assortment of these different invertebrate animals interpreted into handmade Fine Art prints of varying size, colour and method of printmaking. 10am – 2:00pm weekdays, 10am – 3:30pm weekends Saturday 24 October - Sunday 1 November 2020

  • Botanica - an Arts Connect exhibition (6 – 22 November 2020)

    Situated in the spectacular Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve this exhibition by Sunshine Coast artists captures the essence and diversity of Botanica. Featuring a range of artworks in a variety of media, including both two and three dimensional works the artists are highlighting the flora of Mary Cairncross and the local area. 9:30am – 3:30pm daily Meet the artists on Saturdays, 10am – 2pm. All welcome. Free entry. Location: Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, Theatrette EXHIBITION DATES: Friday 6 November – Sunday 22 November 2020

  • School Holiday Fun- Agents of Discovery Program

    Become a nature agent these school holidays with Agents of Discovery, an award-winning app. This free digital game gets kids outdoors, exploring our spectacular conservation areas whilst learning about the creatures who live in them. A cute koala guide shows players where to find hidden challenges, unlocked in the game by simply walking in the forest. Choose from two missions: Bushland Discovery 2.0 in Tanawha or Rainforest Discovery at Mary Cairncross. Suitable for 4 - 12yrs. Download the free Agents of Discovery app from google play or app store and load the Sunshine Coast missions onto your smart device. Mobile phone coverage can be limited in the forest, so make sure you get your device loaded and ready before heading out. The app requires min. 2GB of RAM, standard on devices 2017. Solve all the challenges and become an Agent of Discovery!