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Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures Exhibition and Trail 2015

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Sculptures by the sea
A trip to the beach and a casual stroll along the Esplanade at Brighton Beach will be a fun and exciting experience for 10 days in January/February.

Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures Exhibition and Trail
The Dancer by Egbert Wellmann (©paula mcmanus)


Unique and fascinating sculptures and art installations will be positioned all along the foreshore and an art exhibition will be set up in the Brighton Surf Club in this free annual event run by the Brighton Surf Life Saving Club.

Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures Exhibition and Trail
Haul Release by Falcini Gottgens (©paula mcmanus)


Now in its 12th year, the works mostly follow a sea/ocean theme and thousands of people each year visit and enjoy the display. The Sculptures Trail is set out on nearly half a kilometre of the beachfront and is a fantastic way to spend an hour or so at the beach.

Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures Exhibition and Trail
Whale by Anna Small (©paula mcmanus)


It's a brilliant initiative by the lifesavers at the Brighton Surf Club to bring art to the people. The event was inspired by the Sculptures at Cottesloe (in Western Australia) and Bondi Sculptures events, also held annually.

Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures Exhibition and Trail
Empty Vessel by Astra Parker (©paula mcmanus)



The Exhibition and Sculptures Trail are held in conjunction with the annual Brighton Jetty Classic Swim which is held on the first Sunday in February each year.

The sculptures will be on display, indoors and outdoors, from Wednesday the 21st January to Sunday the 1st February 2015.

The indoors exhibition will be open each day from 8am to 8pm, except for the final day where the exhibit will close at 1pm. The outdoor exhibition is open for viewing 24 hours a day.

When: 21st January to 1pm on 1st February 2015

Where: Brighton Surf Life Saving Clubrooms, Bindarra Reserve, Brighton Beach

How much: Free

Suitable for: All ages

For more information, check their website or Facebook page.

Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures Exhibition and Trail
Gene the Giraffe (Standing Tall on Surf-ari) by Chris Murphy Blue Temper Ironworks


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Why? Art by the Beach
When: Wednesday 21st January 2015 to Sunday 1st February 2015
Where: Bindarra Reserve, Brighton Beach
Cost: Free!
Your Comment
Definitely want to head down and check it out, what a great way to bring art to life along the foreshore.
by Laura Turner (score: 2|476) 1203 days ago
This is a great exhibition in a glorious location. I recommend rounding up some friends, having tea on the beach and strolling along the foreshore to admire the sculptures as the sun slowly sets in the sea. It's perfect!
by Jenny Rossiter (score: 3|3879) 1189 days ago
What a great idea. I must head down and visit
by Steve Hudson (score: 3|1242) 1205 days ago
it gets better every year, love going down to the beach and checking it out!
by joe (score: 0|5) 1189 days ago
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