Welcome to Hands On Art!

Artists reaching out to people everywhere.

An artist run initiative, not for profit and charity providing programs and services that inspire creativity, personal growth, connections to nature, community enrichment and cultural diversity.

Imaginative, accessible, enterprising and committed to changing peoples lives for the better through Art.

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Classes
Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

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Classes
Communities

Communities

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Classes, Services, Studio ID
Studio ID

Studio ID

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Art garden, Hands on art, Services
Art Garden

Art Garden

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Registry, Services
Register As An Artist

Register As An Artist

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Festivals
Festivals and Events

Festivals and Events

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Calendar
What’s On

What’s On

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Venue Hire
Exhibitions

Exhibitions

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Groups, Meetings, Workshops
Small Groups

Small Groups

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Classes, Kids Do Art
Kids Do Art

Kids Do Art

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Adults Do Art, Classes
Adults Do Art

Adults Do Art

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Classes
September Holidays – Kids Do Art

September Holidays – Kids Do Art

What We Do

For Communities

  • Artgardens – Outdoors creative learning spaces
  • An Artist Registry for specialist and community art projects
  • Project planning and development advice
  • Gallery/theatre and workshop space
  • Activities for Festivals and Events
  • Youth Art Mentoring programs
  • Environmental Art workshops
  • Art Sports

For Artists

  • Work opportunities through the Artist Registry
  • Support to young and emerging artists
  • Promotion of individual artist's work
  • Support for artists starting up new projects
  • Substation Gallery 
  • News on Art and Artist related events

For Individuals and groups

Community artists are people who..

Work closely with others in the community to develop their project or program.

Help individuals and groups achieve their artistic goals.

Encourage active participation.

Teach and demonstrate artistic skills.

Help people unlock their imaginations and test out their ideas by doing.

Facilitate the growth of new connections to community and the natural environment.

Help people find ways to express their thoughts and feelings in new ways through art.

Encourage creative thoughts and behaviours that encourage positive personal and community growth.

Through life affirming programs and dedicated artists Hands On Art..

Promotes the growth of human creativity and fosters a love of nature.

Educates people to value of the artist in growing a humane society and fosters the growth of community culture and identity.

Opens minds to value of beauty as a means of shaping and reacting to the world around us.

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We are based in Brisbane, at the old Paddington substation