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…

The Ripple Effect

March 1, 2018
Freya Toussaint

                                          Do you draw for the love of it? Do you love to make art? Are taking photos your thing? Do you like to be in a small group? Ever thought of making cards? Or Read more…

Lifestyle – a sunshine state of mind

February 21, 2018

            Across the globe, people seek meaning and a sense of connectedness in their everyday lives through their local community. From playing weekend sport, to going to the beach with friends, to helping out at a charity event – our social engagements with others enhance our own wellbeing as well Read more…

Let’s celebrate!

February 18, 2018

  To celebrate Queensland Women’s Week 2018, Access Arts would like to invite women of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to join us, share their stories, experience different art forms, and showcase their creations to the community at the end of our two-day workshop. You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in theatre, storytelling, music, Read more…

Always look on the bright side

January 9, 2018

A beautifully written piece about Access Arts member Alex Procopis and his family. This heartwarming story reminds us that your happiness as a parent is not based on your child’s ability, but on your own ability to accept and love – you will get so much more in return. Alex is the winner of the 2016 Access Read more…

Welcome Back Yard Party!

January 3, 2018

To celebrate the first day of Performing Arts Term 1 Workshops, Access Arts are excited to announce the Welcome Back Yard Party! Held on Tuesday they 23rd of January 11:00 – 12:00 at Stores Building, Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington Street, New Farm 4005. Enjoy morning tea with backyard cricket, drumming circle, ball games and more! Try Read more…

An Access Arts Angel

December 10, 2017

Hi! My name is Lyn . I’ve  been volunteering at Access Arts, Bardon, for nearly a year. I have really enjoyed my volunteering days and event participation. I have met new people, gained new skills, and polished up some of the old ones. I am looking forward to participating in the exciting activities and developments Read more…

BOA members inspired by the greats

December 4, 2017
BOA Excursion

The Brisbane Outsider Artists (BOA) visited the Gallery of Modern Art on Monday the 4th of December 2017. At the BOA studio, artists develop their skills to a professional standard, so seeing works by Picasso, Yayoi Kusama and Gerhard Richter has been great inspiration. BOA member Belinda Peel says: “We started at the old art Read more…

$10,000 Access Arts 2017 Achievement Award Winner Announced

October 17, 2017
Peter Vance, Di Farmer MP, Cindy Ranger, Freya Toussaint and Pat Swell

The winner of the Access Arts Achievement Award for 2017 was announced on Friday evening by Di Farmer MP representing the Premier and Minister for the Arts the Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk, and singer-songwriter Peter Vance, at the Opening Night of Undercover Artist Festival 2017 at Queensland Theatre. Freya Toussaint was selected by an esteemed panel of judges as Read more…