Reshaping Student Learning

Authentic arts experiences in the Gallery context play an important role in students’ learning. The Learning team has been building a solid platform of Q&A programs over the past 18 months where secondary students can question and inquire about the Gallery’s contemporary art collection and major exhibitions in an open mic format. More than 320…

Art as exchange

Learning staff are travelling to five regional communities to deliver digital storytelling workshops with secondary students and regional arts education roundtables with arts educators. The first round of host venues include: Cairns Regional Art Gallery, Pinnacles Gallery Townsville, Gladstone Art Gallery and Museum, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery and Dogwood Crossing. Miles will co-facilitate the program…

Interview: Geraldine Barlow, Curator of ‘Sugar Spin’

We recently caught up with Geraldine Barlow, Curator of International Art and the very busy curator behind the upcoming exhibition ‘Sugar Spin: you, me, art and everything’ opening this weekend at GOMA. Sugar Spin is our celebration of 10 years of GOMA. It will feature over 250 contemporary artworks exploring light, space, architecture and the senses.…

Interview: Alex Lotersztain, Designer & GOMA Ambassador

GOMA Ambassador Alex Lotersztain, designer of the official ‘GOMA turns 10′ Ambassador chair, the QTZ limited edition GOLD Alex Lotersztain is a Brisbane-based designer with an international reputation and a multi-disciplinary studio and also one of our GOMA Turns 10 Ambassadors. He’s spent the last decade sharing a postcode with the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA),…

Connections with culture

The QAGOMA Learning program accompanying ‘No 1 Neighbour: Art in Papua New Guinea 1966-2016’ focusses on the role art can play in building bridges to cultural heritage and history. A pupil-free day in mid-October enabled 47 Papua New Guinean students from six schools in South East Queensland to travel to the Gallery to explore the…

QAGOMA and Singapore Art Museum announce long-term partnership

The Gallery today formalised a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Singapore Art Museum (SAM). In Singapore to sign the wide-ranging agreement, QAGOMA Director Chris Saines CNZM said the MOU will seal a five-year partnership between the two institutions from 2017 to 2021, with a possibility of a further extension. QAGOMA is delighted to be…