Libraries

Creative programs

Gold Coast Libraries offers a diverse and exciting range of free programs and events for all interests and ages. There is something for everyone.

Events calendar

Our creative programs cover a diverse range of topics, including:

  • adult craft sessions
  • painting workshops
  • robotics
  • art lectures and informational sessions
  • photography.

View upcoming creative events and programs available at the library.


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Artist Showcase

Expressions of interest are now being sought from local artists in any medium, who would like the opportunity to showcase an artwork, present an artist talk or become an ‘Artist in residence’ for a one month period at one of Gold Coast Libraries' 12 locations.

For further information, please view the Artist Showcase guide and expression of interest form.


11th Avenue Creative

11th Avenue Creative

11th Avenue Creative is a creative community space at Palm Beach Community Lounge and Library, for artists, crafts people and enthusiasts to learn, create, collaborate and share their ideas and experience.

Not-for-profit groups or individuals that are interested in running or participating in workshops or using the space are encouraged to contact your local library or Gold Coast Libraries on 07 5581 7758.

For more information, view or download a copy of the 11th Avenue Creative Room booking request and conditions of use form.

View upcoming creative events and programs available at the library.


11th Ave Creative Art studio residency

Art studio residency program

11th Avenue Creative at Palm Beach Library is inviting applications from artists, artisans and or art groups to utilise studio space for an 'art studio residency program' free of charge for up to three months (conditions apply).

This fantastic opportunity for creative career development can support an artist to fine tune or develop an arts practice or complete a special project. Successful applicants will have an established body of work, developed concepts, ideas, and/or themes and have a clear direction or project in mind for the three month studio residency.

For more information, or to apply for this opportunity, download a copy of the 11th Avenue Creative - Art studio residency program application form today.

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