Macleay Island Arts Complex Exhibitions and Upcoming Events

Macleay Island Arts Complex Gallery Now Open 10am till 3pm Wednesday to Sunday

36th Annual By The Bay Exhibition

in conjunction with One size Fits All, The MIAC Mini Challenge

Opens Friday November 10 @ 6pm


There are a lot of exciting things happening at Macleay Island Arts Complex for the rest of this year.

The major exhibition, By the Bay, is a must see and will run from Saturday November 11 till mid-January so be sure you take time to see the work on offer.

Opening nights are a Macleay Island highlight and this one is on Friday November 10 from 6pm. Please RSVP and mention need for transport from jetty if it is required.

Alongside By the Bay will be a fund raising ‘One Size Fits All’ Mini Masters exhibition. Find out more here.


Anna Heggie, a very experienced artist and teacher will be running painting, drawing and mixed media classes for all levels during November.  Find out more here.

A silk dying and painting workshop, run by Sue Clarke, is being held on Thursday November 30. Find out more here.


An excursion to The Old School House Art Gallery and Redland City Art Gallery followed by an En Plein Air session at the lovely Lagoon View Garden Nursery is being held on Friday October 27. Find out more here

MIAC hopes all of this might tempt your participation in some way and a visit to their friendly art gallery, pottery and painting workshops, set in landscaped sculptural gardens.

The gallery is open from Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 3pm.


MIAC Management Committee

  • President: Dave Heggie
  • Vice President: Judith Brady
  • Treasurer: Doreen Fry
  • Secretary: Laura Strohfeldt
  • Gallery Coordinator: Meryl Dobe
  • Pottery Coordinator: Robin Parsons

The management team looks forward to focusing on a positive and inclusive future for MIAC.

MIAC is a non-profit Arts organisation based on Macleay Island in a splendid position overlooking the water of Moreton Bay.

We offer pottery, painting, and now printing at our new Print studio as well as other classes. Our beautiful Gallery promotes and sells member’s work, and is available for hire by both Members and Non Members (who naturally pay a higher price) for Exhibitions.

  • Tuesday Art Group 10am till noon.
  • Thursday Painting and Printing Group 10am till noon.
  • Pottery Shed Group meets Mon, Tues, Wed, Sat 9am till noon.
  • Life Drawing first Friday of the month 10am till noon

Check out the Events Section for more information on new and exciting exhibitions and workshops.

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Apart from major Exhibitions, our Gallery displays ever-changing showings of member’s work and NORMAL OPENING HOURS OF THE GALLERY ARE WEDNESDAY TO SUNDAY 10 AM TO 3 PM. However, if members are working at the Complex they will always be happy to open the Gallery for visitors.

NOTE:  The MIAC Phone Number is (07) 3409 4100 or you can contact us by email

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  • Painting Workspace – Easels and Tables
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