A space to create, learn and relax Arts and Ecology Centre

The Maroochy Arts and Ecology Centre is a modern facility used for:

  • Exhibitions
  • Creative and environmental workshops
  • Talks and symposium events

The Centre includes public amenities, the Compass Café, an information desk, exhibition room, workshop area and staff office.


Opened in 2011, the design features solar, natural ventilation and rainwater harvesting.  The building compliments its botanical setting with beautiful, native landscaping with banksia and kurrajong flowers, a sub-tropical pond, hanging epiphytes and Japanese 'earth' garden.  For more information download this document[2960KB].


For upcoming events go to our What's On page or view previous events here.


Featured image: Botanical Colourings exhibition, Sunshine Coast Natural Dyers Group. Photo courtesy of G Leonard


Find out What's On

The garden hosts a range of indoor and outdoor events.  

 From picnic concerts, outdoor movies, art exhibitions and gardening workshops.  Join our mailing list or check out our upcoming calendar of events.

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