About NACA

THE HUB IS OPEN!

THE HUB August 1st saw the hanging of the Noosa Open Studios (NOS) artists’ work in Wallace House, the heritage home of Noosa Arts and Crafts. It was a hectic day with the artists arriving during the whole day bearing their precious artworks.  Wattle Gallery is looking amazing after the hard work put in by …

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IT’S ALL HAPPENING!

Noosa Arts and Crafts is a hive of activity six days a week. We are fortunate to have so many talented tutors who are willing to share their skills with our members and visitors. At the moment, we have eight workshops offered – everything from hand-building teapots to painting with a palette knife. All the …

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EXHIBITION TIME!

Autumn is here and we have our first exhibition for 2019 which opens on May 3 at 6.pm. It’s a bumper exhibition with many groups being represented. Our guest speaker is Simone Gillam who is a member, artist, regular gift shop attendee and our wonderful, Wednesday Yoga teacher – we are so delighted she accepted …

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ALWAYS A GALLERY!

Our Centre for Creativity – Wallace House – is not only a meeting place to learn and share but also a continual display of our work. Our President Gabi, herself a keen artist, has encouraged all our art groups to keep the Wattle Gallery forever full of new art. The displays are changed every month …

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NACA HAS ART FOR ALL!

It matters little which city or town you visit as there is always art in some form on display. Waiheke Island in New Zealand is almost an island dedicated to art. They too have an Open Studio event each year like Noosa Open Studios and also have a premises for art displays and workshops as …

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NEVER UNDERESTIMATE!

Never underestimate the many tasks that are performed behind the scenes of an association like ours. In previous years, it was run solely by volunteers. Our paid Office Co-ordinator position was created almost 10 years ago when the workload on a few willing members became too heavy. As often happens in not-for-profit organisations, members have busy …

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WRITING A JOURNAL

The creative arts can be a pathway to better health. It’s been known to help many people overcome all manner of adversity by giving them an external focus. Internal dialogue can keep people awake – going over and over problems without a resolution. Creative Arts therapists have known for a long time that the use of dance/movement/drama/poetry/music/painting/writing …

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