Designed for small groups of 6 to 10 people, these tours will provide an entertaining experience through the Abbey Museum and/or Abbey Church. Book below or call the Abbey Museum office for more information (07) 5495 1652.
ARTefact – A guided tour led by Geoff Ginn
Geoff Ginn provides fascinating insight into how art has played a significant role in the human story. From the cave artist to the masters of the Renaissance, using multiple mediums such as painting and sculpture to bring beauty to their surroundings, as expression of faith or to decorate tools, weapons and utilitarian objects found in the Abbey Museum collection. Explore how art has made us human.
This guided tour is roughly one hour in length. Includes light refreshments.
Cost: $22.50 per person (max 10 guests)
We thoroughly enjoyed it – and it was an exceptionally enthusiastic and informative presentation. We hope that there will be many more little specialist tours like this in future! – J McGregor
ARTefact takes place one Saturday a month. Dates are as follows:
19 June, 17 July, 11 September, 16 October, 20 November, 18 December
More about Geoff Ginn:
After art college Geoff Ginn was a High School Art teacher, and later an art subject master. He was a tutor of drawing in the Architecture Department at Queensland University and QUT and later a drawing tutor at the Brisbane Institute of Art. He was co-owner and Director of a commercial art gallery in Brisbane for many years. Geoff Ginn resides right here on Bribie Island, where art remains part of his everyday life as a commissioned sculptor who exhibits quite frequently.
See Geoff’s fantastic works of art here.