First Coat is an annual Festival & Outdoor Gallery, driven by making arts and culture accessible through the transformation of public space. This is a festival worth travelling for!

In 2017, First Coat Festival is rapt to confirm that over 20 artists from across the nation and the globe will be joining us, adding to one of the Australia’s largest permanent galleries of street-artworks. Only a day trip away from Brisbane, in the heart of Toowoomba, First Coat Outdoor Gallery houses over 80 artworks which form the backdrop to heritage architecture and plenty of eateries.

“Toowoomba has lots of awesome new foodies spots, and the most amazing street art scene I think I have seen in Australia.” – Hayden Quinn, Surfing the Menu

First Coat Festival delivers a great program of synergetic art experiences including, exhibitions, live performances, artist talks, venue activations and workshops for all ages.

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