9-16 October 2022
Celebrating National Mental Health Week
on the Surf Coast

2022 Events

Saturday October 1 2022

Mental Wellbeing Community Award

Help us award the best boss in town, the most courageous leader or supportive service.
Location: Mt Duneed Estate
Saturday October 1 2022

Starry Starry Night

A Mind Heart Body Ball & Fundraiser
Location: Mount Duneed Estate
Cost: $150
Sunday October 9 2022

If The Body Could Talk

Location: Fine Thanks
Cost: $25
Sunday October 9 2022

DREAMS Art Exhibition

9-16 October 2022
Location: The MAC Multi Arts Centre
Cost: Free
Monday October 10 2022

Big Boys Breakfast

Because Big Boys DO Cry
Location: Torquay Bowls Club
Cost: $50
Tuesday October 11 2022

Self-Compassion - Being as kind to yourself as you would be to your good friend

Finding Self Compassion for improved mental health
Location: Online
Cost: FREE
Tuesday October 11 2022

Surf Coast Song Contest

Songs of Hope and Wellbeing
Location: Torquay Bowls Club
Cost: FREE
Wednesday October 12 2022

Creative Arts & Managing the Mind

Exciting panel line up discussing all things arty and mental
Location: Online
Cost: free
Wednesday October 12 2022

JUZT art Finger painting workshop

Let your fingers paint away.
Location: Torquay Community House
Cost: $50 (incl. all materials)
Wednesday October 12 2022

Mad Hatter’s Morning Tea Party

Celebrating Positive Ageing Month
Location: Winchelsea Senior Citizens Centre
Cost: FREE
Thursday October 13 2022

Connecting to your purpose and values: who you truly are

How to make decisions easily, powerfully in your personal and professional life - even in challenging times
Location: Torquay Community House
Cost: $15 donation to Foundation61 (workshop valued at $250)
Thursday October 13 2022

Community of the Minds (cancelled)

Brought to you by The Community and Research Network (CARN)
Location: Kitchener House
Cost: Free
Friday October 14 2022

Glow Up & Get Down

Neon Dance Party for Mental Health
Location: TIA Hall
Cost: $30
Friday October 14 2022

Finding Stillness

FREE Yoga Lesson with It's All Yoga
Location: It's all yoga
Cost: Free
Friday October 14 2022

Torquay Senior Citizens Club: Celebrating Positive Ageing Month and Mental Health Week

Celebrating Positive Ageing Month
Location: Torquay Senior Citizens Centre
Cost: FREE
Friday October 14 2022

Sound Healing Session

Location: Torquay Community House
Cost: FREE
Saturday October 15 2022

The Man Walk

Men walking, talking and supporting
Location: The Salty Dog Cafe
Cost: Free
Saturday October 15 2022

The Roswell Greys x Mavis Mavis

Live Music Gallery
Location: Mavis Mavis
Cost: FREE
Saturday October 15 2022

The 3 Treasures Wellbeing Retreat

One-day immersion into Yoga, Qi Gong, Chanting and Sound Healing
Location: Bancoora-in
Cost: $120
Sunday October 16 2022

DIIGG Wellbeing Monthly Catch Up

Bringing men together to connect in a safe space.
Location: TBC - simply enquire for updates
Cost: $15
Sunday October 16 2022

Lukey's Open Mic

Enjoy an afternoon of live music at Bells Beach Brewing
Location: Bells Beach Brewery
Cost: Free
Sunday October 16 2022

Kids in Art and Nature

Healthy Ways to Self Regulate Big Emotions
Location: Ashmore Arts
Cost: $40 per child includes art supplies.
Saturday October 29 2022

Yoga of Mind

Kids and Family Yoga Session
Location: It's all yoga
Cost: $10 per person

Our Mission

Art of the Minds aims to activate, educate and engage the Surf Coast and wider community to creatively manage mental health and wellbeing. 

Our festival message throughout October and coinciding with National Mental Health Week, is aimed at reducing stigma and normalising the experience of mental illness across all ages and demographics of the population.

 

Art of the Minds is passionate about sharing resilience-focused messages by reinforcing through creative education platforms, that Hope is central to the recovery of all mental wellbeing challenges.

 

We focus on the importance of community connections, by attracting like-minded individuals to not only attend our events but also share positive lived experiences of mental wellbeing management.

Our 5 C’s!  Celebrating Creative Community Conversations & Connections in mental wellbeing.