22 – 25 March 2018 -
Migratory Shorebirds are extraordinary creatures.
‘Shorebirds are a diverse group of birds that comprise 10 per cent of Australia’s bird species. Most are migrants from the northern hemisphere. They make remarkable long-distance seasonal migrations and face numerous threats to their survival during these marathon journeys.’ Queensland Waders Study Group.
Artist live sketching: Well-known Brisbane ‘Shorebird’ Artist Deb Mostert will be live sketching in the foyer throughout the Festival.
Migratory Wader display of images: Enjoy a film projection of these extraordinary birds.
Floor Talk: Collection Manager Heather Janetzi alongside other experts will share the fascinating flight journey these birds take across the world.
Shorebird Origami Making: Help them create a Migratory Shorebird flock by making an origami bird to hang in their display.