Foundation reaches appeal target for Michael Zavros ‘Bad dad’

The 2016 Foundation Appeal has secured the striking self-portrait Bad dad 2013 by Queensland artist Michael Zavros for the Gallery’s Collection. Since launching in April 2016, 170 donations have been received in support of the Appeal with Foundation President Tim Fairfax AC delighted with the generosity of benefactors who ensured the success of the campaign. The Appeal also…

We want you to Revel this winter

We started spreading the word ‘Revel’ earlier in June and with just over 3 weeks to go, the excitement is starting to mount for a gala at GOMA that compares with nothing else the Gallery has ever seen, presented by the QAGOMA Future Collective, a group of our newest and youngest supporters. Last year, the…

The QAGOMA Future Collective takes on the art of collecting

Recently, QAGOMA Foundation Future Collective members and their guests were treated to exclusive after-hours access to GOMA for a forum on public and private collecting perspectives. The group began the evening with a tour of acquisition highlights with Aaron Seeto, Curatorial Manager, Asian and Pacific Art, before enjoying a spirited conversation between art collectors: Foundation…

Foundation news

During March, our Contemporary Patrons took an interstate tour of the Biennale of Sydney, the first night of which saw members and guests enjoy dinner with exhibiting artist Lee Mingwei before attending the Biennale’s opening-night party on Cockatoo Island. The following days were filled with tours of private collections, and guided viewings of the Biennale’s…