The best finds of the QAGOMA Store

Anyone who has ever visited QAGOMA knows that the stores are a major talking point. Full to the brim with an ever-changing, carefully curated selection of gifts, it’s impossible to walk away empty handed. We sat down with our Store Sales Coordinator Katie to get her insider’s information about the best finds. Happy shopping! QAGOMA…

All about the bilum

Utilitarian in its functionality and stunning in its creative expression, a bilum is the traditional string bag made by Papua New Guinean women. This traditional craft is a skill passed from generation to generation. A bilum is made in a variety of shapes and styles depending on its purpose. The patterns reflect provenance, current events and stories;…

Under the jacaranda

Jacarandas are synonymous with spring in Brisbane. As the weather warms up each October, the trees lining our streets suddenly burst with that characteristic purple – a sign of picnic days and tropical rain storms to come. Some of our favourite displays of this famous ‘purple rain’ are in New Farm Park, by the University…