QAGOMA previews ‘Falling Back to Earth’ in Shanghai

Last week, QAGOMA staged its first ever international launch and press preview for ‘Cai Guo-Qiang: Falling Back to Earth‘. Gallery Director Chris Saines was joined in Shanghai by artist Cai Guo-Qiang as they introduced Chinese press to the impending wonders and major new commissions to feature in Cai’s solo exhibition – the first in Australia, which opens…

A new direction

A new era for the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) began this week when incoming Director Chris Saines, CNZM was welcomed to the Gallery. This is an edited version of the Director’s welcome speech. Thank you to the Traditional Owners of this land for their open-handed and powerful Welcome to Country.…

We welcome incoming Director, Chris Saines

Incoming Director (QAGOMA), Chris Saines, CNZM was welcomed to the Gallery this morning by staff, Trustees and Arts Minister Ian Walker MP. Following a Welcome to Country from traditional elder Uncle Des Sandy and a performance by the Burragubba Dancers, Chris was farewelled by a contingent from the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki’s board of…