Sunday 27 July

QUT Open day art heist

10am – 4pm QUT Art Museum

Pop into QUT Art Museum between 10am and 4pm and try to solve the mystery of the Open Day Art Heist for your chance to win one of five 64GB iPod touches ®. This program is in partnership with QUT Crime Club.

See the Open Day website for full competition terms and conditions.

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Tuesday 19 August

Texta book club: Tiddas by Anita Heiss

6pm QUT Art Museum

Texta is no ordinary book club; it's for people who love art. We use fiction to unpack the subjects, themes and emotions of art. Conversation is never colourless, and is facilitated by our brains trust from QUT Creative Writing and Literary Studies. Our third book for the year is Tiddas by Anita Heiss.

Tiddas is a story about what it means to be a friend. Five women, best friends for decades, meet once a month to talk about books ... and life, love and the jagged bits in between. Dissecting each other's lives seems the most natural thing in the world – and honesty, no matter how brutal, is something they treasure. Best friends tell each other everything, don't they? But each woman carries a complex secret and one weekend, without warning, everything comes unstuck.

Held in conjunction with the exhibition Carol Jerrems: photographic artist, join us for a brief tour of the exhibition followed by a glass of wine and generous amounts of healthy conversation.

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Thursday 21 August

Ikebana demonstration

11am William Robinson Gallery, Old Government House

Ikebana is the traditional form of Japanese flower arranging. To celebrate Japan Week come along to Old Government House for an Ikebana demonstration with Ms Misae Natsume and Ms Yoko Morita from the Ohara School of Ikebana. Presented by the William Robinson Gallery and the Consulate-General of Japan.

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