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Samford Arts Trail

Looking for things to do in Samford? Check out these north Brisbane art galleries and discover a variety of local artisans at Samford Arts Trail as you view exhibitions, studios and galleries across the Moreton Bay Region hinterland. In June 2022, Creative Samford Inc is co-ordinating it’s Annual Arts Trail and Open Studios.

Dedicated to all things creative, Samford Arts Trail showcases the ever growing talent of artists and artisans who call the Samford and surrounding suburbs home. These Brisbane art galleries stretch across a wide region from Dayboro to Samford Valley and many places in between. Local residents and visitors will enjoy the opportunity to visit artists in their studios and shared spaces, meet the makers, learn about their stories, techniques, ask questions and enjoy some exceptional art, all whilst experiencing the region’s natural beauty.

Artwork will be available for sale and commissions or bookings can be taken for workshops and residencies directly with the artist.

Samford Arts Trail visitors can meander through the beautiful rural surrounds and discover a range of local artwork including visual art, sculpture, and unique textile and multimedia pieces. There are so many things to do in Samford this June!

Samford Valley Arts Trail will be held over one huge month: from 10am to 4pm over the first four weekends in June.

Brisbane Art Galleries & Open Studios

There will be 45 local artists at 25 venues displaying their talents throughout the Samford Valley, Samford Village, Yugar through to Warner, Cedar Creek, Clear Mountain and Dayboro. Join the talented artists and artisans for a great day out (or several!) in the beautiful Moreton Bay Region.

Pick up a Studio Guide (which includes a map) from the Slab Hut in Samford, Moreton Bay Region Visitor Information Centres and selected retail outlets in the area. Or head here for a downloadable digital version. The Guide features the artists exhibiting in the trails as well as the great range of workshops on offer for you to enjoy.

Things to do in Samford

Visitors to the Samford & Surrounds Arts Trail will also find a range of cafes, parks and local attractions to include in their Arts Trail journey. Treat yourself, your friends and family and enjoy a winter's day in the countryside and discover our wealth of local artistry.

While you're here check out these five things to do in Samford!

  1. Take a walk through Samford Conservation Forest. It is a pleasant and easily accessible spot for outdoor gatherings, horse riding, bush walking and mountain bike riding.
  2. Feast on a menu that reflects European authenticity, it’s no surprise you’ll find experienced Italian chefs behind the deliciously extensive menu of Pause Restaurant.
  3. Find everything Harry Potter at Store of Requirement. It is your one-stop Harry Potter Brisbane shop. Offering officially licenced Harry Potter products, Store of Requirement is the answer to the dreams of Potterheads everywhere.
  4. Discover the rich history of the Samford Museum, every Wednesday and Sunday - step back to 19th and 20th century Samford.
  5. Feed a deer at Lyell Deer Sanctuary. Each weekend this Mount Samson based animal sanctuary opens their doors to locals and tourists, offering education, serenity, and a truly unique experience. It is home to a small herd of rescued red, rusa and fallow deer.
Click here to explore full program of events.

So...plan for a day, a weekend or month long getaway in June! Our picturesque studios, friendly cafes, lovely parks and many places of interest welcome your visit.

A month full of culture, talent, history, artefacts and Brisbane art galleries is just around the corner. Grab your friends and family and check off each thing to do in Samford!

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Booking Notes

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Wednesday 1st June 8:00am
Sunday 26th June 9:00pm


Samford Valley QLD, Australia


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