A Tribute to History and Vision

In a celebration of creativity, history, and the vibrant spirit of Newcastle, the highly anticipated opening of Qt Newcastle saw an exciting collaboration with local artist Mitch Revs. The former David Jones building, which now houses the chic and luxurious Qt Newcastle hotel, came alive with the artistic magic of Mitch Revs as he breathed life into two mannequins, adding a touch of local flair, fashion, and the vision for the city. The opening night was a mesmerising showcase of art, hospitality, and community, uniting locals and visitors in an unforgettable experience.

"Project Mannequin" was an inspired project that paid homage to the building's heritage while looking ahead to the city's future. As an artist known for his vibrant and engaging style, Mitch Revs was the perfect choice to infuse life into the mannequins with his artistic vision. The installation encapsulated elements of fashion, iconic Newcastle landmarks, and the collective dreams for this beloved city.

On the grand opening night, guests at Qt Newcastle were in for a treat. As they explored the bespoke guest suites of the hotel, they were led into a captivating experience of art and hospitality. In one of the suites, they witnessed Mitch Revs himself, wielding his brushes and paints, as he transformed the mannequins into living artworks.

The opening night at Qt Newcastle was more than just an ordinary hotel launch; it was a multi-sensory extravaganza. Guests were treated to live tattooing in one of the suites, providing an edgy addition to the evening's festivities. There was a caviar tasting room, where attendees could indulge in the luxurious delicacy. An oyster shucking bar served up freshly harvested oysters, delighting seafood enthusiasts. For those with a love for the arts, a pop-up orchestra filled the air with harmonious melodies, enhancing the ambiance of the event.

Qt Newcastle went above and beyond to impress its guests, presenting them with a carefully curated charcuterie room. A display of the finest cheeses, cured meats, and accompaniments delighted the taste buds of food enthusiasts, further highlighting the hotel's commitment to an exceptional guest experience. To top it all off, the clock tower room bath was transformed and filled to the brim with ice and champagne.

The opening night attracted numerous local and visiting personalities. The event became a platform for collaborations, and community building. The night showcased the fusion of art, hospitality, and culture in a way that left a lasting impression on all who attended. With Qt Newcastle taking the lead in celebrating the city's creativity and local talent, the future of art and hospitality in Newcastle looks brighter than ever before.

July 19, 2023 — MRG

Leave a comment

Please note: comments must be approved before they are published.