Ephemeral art trail to be held over three weeks
The Pearl Beach Arboretum is holding its first Ephemeral Art Trail (PBEAT) over three weeks in June 2021.
It will be open to the public from Friday, June 11, until the end of the first week of the public school holidays, Sunday. July 4.
"There will be 16 ephemeral artworks by artists or groups of artists and five community installations on display which are inspired by the Arboretum site and which our special relationship with the Australian bush," said organiser Ms Mary Knaggs.
"Information from volunteers and activities for children will be available on weekends."
She said the art trail also aimed to support community identity and increase cultural vibrancy.
"Creating the unexpected is a key objective."
A donation of $5 per adult is requested from visiting adults to go towards the environmental education objectives of the Arboretum.
There is a $500 cash prize arising from People's Choice voting.
The ephemeral artworks will be selected by a panel comprising Arboretum president Ms Victoria Crawford, Pearl Beach artist Ms Marijke Greenway and bushcraft teacher Mr Jake Cassar.
Pictured are some examples of ephemeral art from Pearl Beach sculptor Ms Gaby Porter.
For more information, see https://www.pearlbeacharboretum.org.au/ephemeral-art-trail-2021/ or email PBeat@pearlbeacharboretum.org.au.
Media release, 17 May 2021
Mary Knaggs, Pearl Beach Arboretum