History

Artspace Mackay was officially opened in February 2003 by Senator Rod Kemp, Commonwealth Minister for Arts and Sport; the Hon. Matt Foley MP, Queensland Minister for Employment, Education and Training, Minister for Youth and Minister for the Arts and Cr Julie Boyd, Mayor of Mackay.

Artspace Mackay was developed through the Queensland Heritage Trails Network (QHTN), a $110 million partnership between Commonwealth, Queensland and local governments to celebrate the Centenary of Federation in 2001. The network developed a series of stimulating tourism pathways that traces Queensland's social, natural, built and cultural heritage.

History