When: 13th to 22nd of September, 2019
Where: Currumbin, Gold Coast
The 17th annual Swell Sculpture Festival is almost here! Head along to Currumbin Beach from the 13th to the 22nd of September to view more than 50 large scale contemporary sculptures peppered along the foreshore with a spectacular beach background. Best of all you can view the sculptures for FREE!
The exhibition is open all hours so you can visit the sculptures at any time. There are also info hubs along the 1km walkway where you can pick up information about master classes, artist talks, sculpture walks and kids weekend activities, purchase a $5 exhibition program, vote for your favourite sculpture or even enquire about purchasing a sculpture. The info hubs are open daily during the festival from 9am to 9pm. (for the early bird viewers you can purchase a $5 Swell program from the Currumbin Beach newsagent at 784 Pacific Parade from 6am).
Between 5pm and 9pm each evening a selection of the sculptures will even light up to show the artwork in a different element.
Events and Activities of Swell Sculpture Festival 2019:
Wander around the amazing sculptures at your own pace or take in one of the supporting events. Enjoy FREE guided twilight sculpture walks, FREE artist talks and low cost Kids Workshops. You can also sign up for a Swell Masterclass in Limestone Carving for the early bird price of $150.
Food, Drinks and Facilities
In the surrounds of Swell Sculpture Festival you'll find several cafes and eateries including Currumbin Vikings Surf Life Saving Club, Elephant Rock Cafe, The Deck Cafe, The Beach Shack Cafe and Restaurant, The Salt Mill Cafe, Sanctuary Cafe at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and Devocean Cafe. You're also welcome to pack your own picnic lunch to enjoy while you admire the sculptures.
Public toilets can be found in the Wallace Nicoll Park and at the Currumbin Nippers Club.
For information on access, parking and transportation to the event please see the Swell Sculpture Festival website.
Accommodation for Swell Sculpture Festival at Swell Resort Burleigh Beach
Make it a truely SWELL time! Stay at Swell Resort Burleigh Beach!
At Swell Resort we offer a selection of accommodation choices for families, friends, couples and singles - choose from fully self-contained 1, 2, or 3 bedroom apartments - sleeping up to 7 people. Staying at Swell Resort Burleigh Beach you will also have access to excellent onsite facilities including; FREE WiFi access, heated swimming pool and spa, full size tennis court, BBQ facilities and more.