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Kenilworth Arts Fest

Kenilworth Arts Fest (formerly Kenilworth Celebrates!) is a major arts festival held annually in Kenilworth, a regional town on the Sunshine Coast which is located in the Upper Mary Valley.

At this fun art festival, you will find a huge range of exhibitions, competitions and workshops. So come on down and enjoy the huge range of local art at Kenilworth.

Kenilworth Arts Fest 2018 Dates – Sunshine Coast, Queensland

There are a range of special events held throughout the festival including live musical performances, art competitions (Landscape, Still Life, The Human Form, Animal Life, Contemporary Art and Portraits), art displays and presentations.

Kenilworth Arts Fest also runs a huge range of workshops where you can build your skills in your chosen art. In previous years, workshops have consisted of Australian Landscape in Oils Masterclass, The Wonder of Watercolour, Encaustic Wax Foundations Workshop, Figure Drawing Life & Beyond, Expressive Drawing, Acrylics Minimalist Landscapes, The Magic of Monoprinting, Dynamic Watercolour and Woodcarving – Concept to Creation in 3D Sculpture. Most of the workshops run for four days, with some running over five days.

A feature of the festival are the art competitions where artists can enter their paintings for the chance to win major cash prizes. These paintings are then placed on display where visitors can see all entries during the festival.

So come to Kenilworth to relax, enjoy the beautiful scenery and celebrate this fantastic art festival. If you are looking for accommodation in Kenilworth or the surrounding region, click the link below to find the best deals.


28 September 2018 to 01 October 2018

Event Times

Friday night Presentation Night: 28 September 2018 at 6pm
Art exhibition at Kenilworth Public Hall: 10am-4pm
Poet’s Breakfast: Sat 29 Sept at 8am


Kenilworth Hall


7 Maleny Kenilworth Road
Kenilworth, QLD

Contact Details

(07) 5472 3223
[email protected]


Friday night Presentation Night
Tickets: $10
KAC Members: $5

Poet’s Breakfast: $5


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