Artists, businesses on the trail to stretch local creativity

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Residents and visitors can immerse themselves in Mandurah’s creative talent by visiting cafes, restaurants, hotels and galleries as part of the city-wide Stretch Art Trail during April and May.

Local artists will be exhibited at local businesses around Mandurah’s waterways, boardwalks, marina, cultural precinct and beyond from April 14 until May 21.

Spectators can watch demonstrations, meet the artists and buy original, locally produced artworks.View an art trail map, take a self-guided tour or join the guided walking tours.

Mayor Marina Vergone was pleased to see local businesses and arts sector join together in the lead up to the Stretch Arts Festival.

“As we get closer to festival, it’s great to see local businesses getting behind our local artists to showcase their offerings as part of the Stretch Art Trail,” she said.

Look for the bright green window stickers at participating venues throughout Mandurah and Falcon.

This year’s Stretch Arts Festival will bring a feast of new and exciting arts experiences from renowned and upcoming Australian and international companies and artists throughout April and May.

Stretch Arts Festival’s busiest weekend, May 6-7, provides free art, music, food, markets, performances and outdoor events over two days. For festival details and to view the Art Trail Map, visit www.mandurah.wa.gov.au.

Stretch Art Trail participating venues:

  • 3 Hearts Ceramics Café
  • Atrium Hotel
  • Café One58
  • Contemporary Art Spaces Mandurah (CASM)
  • Falcon eLibrary and Community Centre
  • Homeless Photography Project transportable gallery
  • Jacksons Art Supplies
  • Make Place
  • Mandurah Community Museum
  • Mandurah Library
  • Mandurah Visitor Centre
  • Sacred Earth Sanctuary
  • Salt Bistro
  • Samadhi Café
  • Terrace Art Framers
  • The Bridge Restaurant
  • Tree of Life