APT8 breaks 600 000 attendance

‘The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT8) came to a close on Sunday, with more than 600 000 people experiencing the critically-acclaimed exhibition since it opened in November 2015. Attendance continued to build after the record opening weekend that attracted more than 30 000 visitors and this Triennial had been the most highly…

Pattern Bandits

A new iteration of the popular QAGOMA Children’s Art Centre installation ‘Pattern Bandits’ by Queensland-born, Los Angeles based artist Jemima Wyman is now at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery in Hobart (TMAG). ‘Pattern Bandits’ invites children to explore different patterns, including kaleidoscopes, tessellations, camouflage and harlequin, through specially designed hands-on and multimedia activities. It accompanies the TMAG-curated exhibition ‘Patterns in Nature’, which draws on…

APT8 Kids

With the generous support of the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation, the Children’s Art Centre through APT8 Kids introduces children to ideas, stories, places and histories from across Australia, Asia and the Pacific. APT8 Kids presents 12 artist projects and a publication, featuring artists from Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand, Georgia, Mongolia, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, South Korea,…

Draw, Make, Create at APT8

The Children’s Art Centre has collaborated with 10 artists featured in ‘The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT8)  to develop our Draw, Make, Create book which introduces kids to artists from Australia, Asia and the Pacific who have created activities with a focus on drawing. The artists share their ideas about what inspires them to…

APT8 Kids on Tour

Since its inception in 1999 Kids’ APT has become a key component of the Gallery’s programming for children and families. The program continues to engage young visitors with the ideas and work of contemporary artists from Australia, Asia and the Pacific through active participation in interactive installations, hands-on and multimedia activities. These projects enrich young…