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Art & Memorials

Childers has a vibrant art community.

Showcasing exhibitions in our art gallery, art classes, pottery and our memorials.

Come and emerse yourself in our creativity.


Located in the Palace Building, the art gallery hosts art exhibitions and houses the backpacker memorial. The memorial was dedicated to the 15 young packpackers who died when a fire was deliberately lit on the 23rd June 2000.

Churchill Street

Childers Art Gallery (ChArts)


Members meet at Christ Church (Anglican hall) cnr Macrossan St & McIlwraith St., Childers. Get-together Thursdays 9.30 am with monthly meetings scheduled first Thursday of the month.
With Childers as the centre point, Patchworkers attend from neighbouring regions and surrounding rural areas.

Anglican Church Hall

Childers Quilters Inc


Commemorating the contribution made by the Kanakas from Polynesia to the Queensland Sugar industry.

Churchill Street

Kanaka Memorial


Walk along Childers main street and see our pavement gallery that was created in 2003. Consisting of 53 mosaic panels, 5 mosaic nodes and 6 sculpture elements

Chuchill Street

Mosaic Pavement Gallery

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The firehouse Potters are located in the old Childers fire station. Stop in and have a look at their artwork. Special nights and fund raising events are held throughout the year.

Churchill Street

Childers Art Group