Mixed Media in Action

April 12, 2018
Luke Johnson painting a landscape

The Easter break is drawing to a close for most of us, and things are just starting to warm up at Access Arts. We are getting ready for the beginning of Term 2 and are eager to see our workshop members again. One of our more popular workshops, the Mixed Media Visual Arts workshop, really Read more…

Come Join Us for Term 2!

April 10, 2018

Our exciting line-up of Term 2 workshops has been finalised and we are now open for registration. With the new term beginning on 16 April, places are going fast. Visual Arts Our Visual Arts workshops provide members with a supportive, inclusive and creative environment to engage with various art forms, encouraging positive social interaction, a strong sense Read more…

A Tribute to Ross Barber

April 5, 2018

We sadly farewell Ross Barber former Executive Director of Access Arts who passed away in March. In 1991, at the age of 40, Ross was in a serious motorcycle accident in the Blue Mountains, following which he became a paraplegic.  He had trained as a painter, but at the time of the accident Ross was Read more…

Access Arts pays tribute to Ross Barber

Access Arts was saddened to hear of the passing of Ross Barber in March 2018. Ross was the CEO of Access Arts from 2004 – 2009.  His appointment was significant as Ross was the first CEO of Access Arts who identified as having disability. Ross’s focus in the organisation was on providing opportunities for people Read more…

Sameskin Theatre Workshop

Our friends at InsideOutside Theatre Company are launching new theatre workshops on the Redcliffe Peninsula in April for people of all abilities. Working with talented and experienced facilitators, participants will learn new skills, create theatre and most importantly have fun. The first workshop will be on Tuesday 10 April at Clontarf Beach Catholic Church (main Read more…

Artist Call Out for Collaborations!

Are you a talented video artist? Amanda Kay would love to hear from YOU! Songstress Amanda Kay, a long time member of Access Arts, is releasing her new album The Amazing Travels Collective with a stunning new single Just Outside My Window. Amanda is seeking an artist or artists to collaborate on an innovative music video Read more…

Spark Your Creativity at Our Open Day

Access Arts is holding an Open Day on 17 April, and you’re all invited! You might be thinking: “Who? Me? Nah! I’m not creative.” Some of us get the idea that creativity is something most of us have missed out on. We’ve got news for you, we are all born creative! All it needs is Read more…

Songs from Our Suburbs – Six Choirs Come Together

April 4, 2018

More than 200 singers from six choirs will come together Sunday 8 April to perform in harmony for Songs from Our Suburbs. Featuring Access Arts Singers, Deep C Divas, With One Voice Brisbane, MacGregor State High School Show Choir, Cheep Trill Choir, and Southern Cross Voices, the choirs will unite for one performance only as part of Festival 2018 Read more…

The King’s Palace

March 28, 2018

To celebrate the last day of Term 1, members of the Access Arts Theatre & Dance Ensemble put on a performance for their family and friends. The King’s Palace, a study of characters, showcased the members’ commitment to their art over the last two months. And what fun everyone had. The performance was enjoyed by Read more…

Songs from Our Suburbs

March 7, 2018

  Join Access Arts Singers and ‘Deep C Divas’ as we dive into a world of song and imagination to thrill the ears and inspire the heart. Songs from Our Suburbs is the featured community music event in the program of Festival 2018 Brisbane. This free concert shines a light on Brisbane’s community choirs and Read more…