Sat, 01 Aug | Goodna Cemetery

GOODNA CEMETARY - Paint & Paranormal Experiance

Learn to paint + paranormal investigation $49.95
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GOODNA CEMETARY - Paint & Paranormal Experiance

Time & Location

01 Aug 2020, 3:00 pm
Goodna Cemetery, 113 Stuart St, Goodna QLD 4300, Australia

About the Event

Learn to paint 'The Scream' followed by a paranormal investigation tour in this Australian 1st!!

You have never had a learn to paint class quiet like this! Bring a fold-up chair and head over to Goodna Cemetary. 

On arrival, you will be greeted with light refreshments as you mingle with your co-painters. Get comfortable beneath the canopy of the natural bushland surrounded by history and lean into the painting experience you will never forget.

Pariah Paranormal will set up your investigation as our expert teacher will walk you step by step through how to paint the scream (one the worlds most well-known pieces) aptly themed to get you in the mood for paranormal investigations!!

As your class comes to a close you will be introduced to your tour operators who will then show you through a series of tools, help you to use their equipment and deliver a fascinating experience filled with information, history and if you are lucky, a few things that go bump in the night!!

What's included:

2 Hour painting experience

All equipment and supplies

Light Refreshments 

Canvas to take home

1.5 Hour Paranormal Investigation Experience 

About Edvard Munch and the Scream

Munch's The Scream is an icon of modern art, the Mona Lisa for our time. As Leonardo da Vinci evoked a Renaissance ideal of serenity and self-control, Munch defined how we see our own age - wracked with anxiety and uncertainty. Essentially The Scream is autobiographical, an expressionistic construction based on Munch's actual experience of a scream piercing through nature while on a walk, after his two companions, seen in the background, had left him. Fitting the fact that the sound must have been heard at a time when his mind was in an abnormal state, Munch renders it in a style which if pushed to extremes can destroy human integrity.

About Goodna Cemetary

The natural bushland setting of the Goodna General Cemetery covers an area of approximately 5 hectares. The land was proclaimed for use as a cemetery in 1859 with the first recorded burial merely listed in the Burial Register as "Neilson". On March 3rd 1945, the first body exhumed from Brisbane Mental Hospital cemetery arrived for burial in Goodna General Cemetery.  Over the next 4 years approximately 200 bodies would be taken from the Asylum Cemetery and reinterred at Goodna.  No records were kept in relation to the positioning of these graves on any of the maps held by the Trust (although 2 bodies were exhumed from Goodna Cemetery within weeks of their reburial).   There is conflicting information available about why this occurred with some sources citing the building of a road, some say construction of the golf course and others noting that the cemetery was too close to Woogaroo Creek and / or the Brisbane river and bodies were continually being washed away in the floods.  There is no definitive information about the rationale for the exhumations or what happened to the remaining bodies of the patients who had died while a resident at the Asylum and were subsequently buried in the hospital grounds.  (Markers are numbered up to 2300 which could possibly indicate the number of burials) In the early 1970's, hundreds of crude concrete grave markers transitioned to the Goodna Cemetery grounds and in 2006, after receiving Government funding, a Commemorative Space was built to memorialise the grave markers and the thousands of people whose final resting place is now unknown.

About Pariah Paranormal

This team of paranormal investigators work seamlessly to deliver high-quality paranormal investigative experiences. Having run tours all over south-east Queensland, you won't find any stereotypical 'ghost tour' theatrics on their tours. What you will experience is state of the art equipment designed to identify signals and deliver connections within the paranormal realm.

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