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The Tree of Ecstasy and Unbearable Sadness - Exhibition by Matt Ottley

From:Friday 01 March 2024
To:Thursday 29 February 2024
Time:5:00pm - 03:00pm Friday 01 March 2024
Location:The Lighthouse Toowoomba (Copy), 126 Margaret Street, East Toowoomba, Qld 4350 Australia

The Lighthouse Toowoomba again in 2024 offers a really wonderful variety of events, exhibitions, programs, and projects each month, and the first is an incredible exhibition by Matt Ottley

Ottley is an Australian author / illustrator / musician; has just won the World Fantasy Book Award, is Australia’s illustrator nominee for the 2024 Hans Christian Anderson Awards, and is bringing his remarkable work to Toowoomba for what will be the world premiere of his exhibition ‘The Tree of Ecstasy and Unbearable Sadness’.  It is a multi-modal exhibition conceived to show each of us what mental illness feels like using music, art, and film.  

If you are curious to discover more:

The official opening includes a screening of a film with the same title at 5:00pm on Thursday 1st February at the Strand Cinema, and then to The Write Gallery for the exhibition. ttps://

The exhibition is open until 29th February

Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 3pm (or by appointment) 


The Lighthouse Toowoomba (Copy)
126 Margaret Street
East Toowoomba
Entry charges - AdultFree
Entry charges - ChildFree
Entry charges - ConcessionFree
Entry charges - FamilyFree
Entry charges - GroupFree
Entry charges - StudentFree
Contact phone 0438 990 211
Booking information
Contact organisationThe Lighthouse Toowoomba
Is food and drink available?Not applicable
Are toilets available?Not applicable
Is there disabled access?Yes
The Write Gallery is located at the back of The Lighthouse Toowoomba


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