Bonemap 'Terrestrial Nerve' 2013 digital photograph (detail)
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The Torrid Zone: Celebrating 25 Years

26 August – 21 October 2017

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KickArts celebrates its 25-year history through its annual members’ exhibition The Torrid Zone. Opening in conjunction with the 2017 Cairns Festival, The Torrid Zone celebrates Cairns at its most creative. The exhibition showcases the diversity of KickArts members’ living and working in Tropical Far North Queensland. 

FREE Opening Night Party Friday 25 August 2017, 6-10pm

Join the fun at the FREE opening night extravaganza on Friday the 25thof August 2017, 6pm-10pm!

Help celebrate Cairns at its most creative as part of the Cairns Festival opening night!

Participate in creative badge making workshops on the evening, and learn a ‘hands on’ approach to knitting.

Experience interactive performances by Zane Saunders (7pm), and creative duo Bonemap (8pm).

Enjoy the smooth tunes of gypsy swing trio Blue Reed.

Take a chance and win with ticketed fundraising prize draws! Including:
Quicksilver Cruises & Wavedancer Low Isles Outer Barrier Reef Cruise for 2
Sunlover Reef Cruises family reef pass
Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises Green Island daytrip for 2
Cairns Harbour Cruises Calm Water Cruise or Sunset Cruise for 2
Ocean Spirit Cruises Michaelmas Cay trip for 2
Tranquility on the Daintree two nights accommodation for 2
White Lotus Tropical Day Spa facial treatment
Julie Poulsen Artist original painting
Julie Poulsen Art Classes four week drawing or painting class
Cairns Museum double pass

Cast your vote for The Picture Framer People's Choice Award!



The Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is a partnership between the Queensland Government and Cairns Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.

With thanks to event supporters James Cook University, Cairns Festival, and the Centre of Contemporary Arts.