The Painting of Life by Mirka Mora

Ayr, Burdekin Area

The Painting of Life, by renowned artist Mirka Mora, is a must-see. It is the largest of Mirka Mora's works on permanent public display in Queensland. It measures 5.7 metres across, and 6.1 metres in height. Brightly coloured, her unique style is seen in the animals, birds, patterns and designs. Take a close look at all the sections of the mural to see some of the history and stories of the Burdekin area. You may even find a mythical creature or two.

The painting was created on scaffolding in the foyer of the Burdekin Theatre in 1983. The progress was viewed by many people who came to watch. Upon completion of the Burdekin Library the following year, it was installed in its current location. On show in the Burdekin Library Ayr, you are invited to view the artwork during opening hours, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, and Saturday 9am to 1pm.

Opening Hours

Season/DateDayOpening Hours
All yearMonday9am - 5pm
Tuesday9am - 5pm
Wednesday9am - 5pm
Thursday9am - 5pm
Friday9am - 5pm
Saturday9am - 1pm
Burdekin Library
108 Graham Street
Ayr, Burdekin Area
Queensland
Australia

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