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Sculpture on the Edge - FREE Entry Exhibition

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Showcasing an amazing art experience to art lovers
Sculpture on the Edge, Maleny, Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Spicers Tamarind, Arts Connect Inc., outdoor, three-dimensional, one-of-a-kind artworks, complementing environment, art lovers, free to spectators, Opening and Awards 2020 twilight viewing, Sunshine Coast's premier art destination event
Sculpture on the Edge is back for 2020!


Celebrating its tenth year, Sculpture on the Edge is back for 2020 and it's bigger and better than ever! This Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition is set in the spectacular rainforest retreat of Spicers Tamarind on the escarpment of the hinterland town of Maleny on the Sunshine Coast.

Sculpture on the Edge, Maleny, Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Spicers Tamarind, Arts Connect Inc., outdoor, three-dimensional, one-of-a-kind artworks, complementing environment, art lovers, free to spectators, Opening and Awards 2020 twilight viewing, Sunshine Coast's premier art destination event
Cathy Lawley's Welcome Vessel from 2019 Sculpture on the Edge

'A symbol of simplicity, with the effortless rock formation holding droplets of water, as it welcomes all who passes'

Presented by Arts Connect Inc, Sculpture on the Edge is an outdoor three-dimensional (3D) sculpture and installation award exhibition. With an Award pool of $6,500 and the major Award of $5,000, this unique environment site-specific display, attracts renowned artists from all over Queensland and Australia. Creatives use their imagination and individuality to create one-of-a-kind sculptural artworks, which work with the environment, complementing the stunning natural landscape that forms part of the Spicers Tamarind Retreat.

Sculpture on the Edge, Maleny, Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Spicers Tamarind, Arts Connect Inc., outdoor, three-dimensional, one-of-a-kind artworks, complementing environment, art lovers, free to spectators, Opening and Awards 2020 twilight viewing, Sunshine Coast's premier art destination event
'Nature's recyclers' by Richard Eggleston from 2018 Sculpture on the Edge


With kind sponsors and partners, including the major sponsor, Spicers Tamarind Retreat since 2012, the Sculpture on the Edge exhibition is able to showcase an amazing art experience to art lovers and visitors to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The free entry exhibition opens on Saturday 31 October and continues until Sunday 15 November 2020. Visitors are invited to engage and immerse themselves in the picturesque eighteen acre Spicers Tamarind property, which provides the spectacular backdrop for the Sculpture on the Edge exhibition.

Sculpture on the Edge, Maleny, Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Spicers Tamarind, Arts Connect Inc., outdoor, three-dimensional, one-of-a-kind artworks, complementing environment, art lovers, free to spectators, Opening and Awards 2020 twilight viewing, Sunshine Coast's premier art destination event
You are invited to attend the Opening and Awards 2020 evening for Sculpture on the Edge


Opening and Awards Evening 2020 | Saturday 31 October, 3.30pm to 6.00pm
Tickets $55 per person includes a complimentary drink on arrival and all food served

The public is invited to attend the exciting Opening and Awards Evening 2020 for Sculpture on the Edge, to be held on Saturday 31 October, where the winning 'pieces' and their creators will be acknowledged and awarded. As well as attending the twilight viewing of the Sculpture on the Edge exhibition, guests will have the opportunity to mingle with the artists and join in on the celebrations, with live music, drinks and an Asian-inspired travelling feast from The Tamarind Restaurant.

Sculpture on the Edge, Maleny, Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Spicers Tamarind, Arts Connect Inc., outdoor, three-dimensional, one-of-a-kind artworks, complementing environment, art lovers, free to spectators, Opening and Awards 2020 twilight viewing, Sunshine Coast's premier art destination event
'The Night Hunter' by Mela Cooke, 2019 Sculpture on the Edge


Commencing at 3.30pm - On arrival guests will receive a complimentary drink, before taking a tour of the exhibition
4.15pm - Delicious Asian-inspired canapés will be served
5.00pm - Awards to be presented
A cash bar will be available from 4.00pm
N.B. Please note that due to the nature of this event, specific dietary requirements cannot, unfortunately, be catered for.

To book for the Opening and Awards 2020 twilight event, please follow the link here and complete the booking form and your payment will be processed by PayPal.

Sculpture on the Edge, Maleny, Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Spicers Tamarind, Arts Connect Inc., outdoor, three-dimensional, one-of-a-kind artworks, complementing environment, art lovers, free to spectators, Opening and Awards 2020 twilight viewing, Sunshine Coast's premier art destination event
Sophy Blake's 'To bee or not to bee', 2019 People's Choice Award at Sculpture on the Edge

'This work addresses the dire situation of the existence of these incredibly important pollinating insects in our environment...'

With more than forty exhibitor 'pieces' on display, art lovers may need more than one day to view them all. For locals and visitors to the Sunshine Coast, here are some very special places in the Hinterland that are well worth booking for a stay away, as well as local's favourite restaurants for a special meal out. Better still, why not come to Maleny for the day and stay for the weekend!

Sculpture on the Edge is expected to attract more than five thousand visitors throughout the two week exhibition period. To avoid missing out on the Sunshine Coast's premier art destination event, bookmark the relevant dates and make sure to reserve your Sculpture on the Edge opening night tickets early. The Sunshine Coast's annual art experience awaits!

Sculpture on the Edge, Maleny, Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Spicers Tamarind, Arts Connect Inc., outdoor, three-dimensional, one-of-a-kind artworks, complementing environment, art lovers, free to spectators, Opening and Awards 2020 twilight viewing, Sunshine Coast's premier art destination event
'Anew' was the winning sculpture from Yanni van Zijl, 2020 Sculpture on the Edge


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Why? To enjoy the Sunshine Coast's premier art destination event
When: Saturday 31 October, 3.30pm to 6.00pm | Sunday 1 November to Sunday 15 November, 9.00am to 4.00pm
Where: Spicers Tamarind Retreat, 88 Obi Lane South, Maleny, QLD, 4552
Cost: Free entry exhibition | $55 per person for the Opening & Awards Evening 2020
Your Comment
I like the To Bee or Not to Bee sculpture.
by Bryony Harrison (score: 4|12626) 41 days ago
Some amazing artwork and a
must see occasion. Thanks for sharing Elaine
by Barry (score: 3|1948) 35 days ago
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