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 and Dementia

Art and Dementia tours at QAGOMA

Since 2014, visitors with dementia have become regulars at QAGOMA via our Art and Dementia program. Dementia-friendly tours employ contemporary person-centred care approaches, with the key principles of reminiscence, validation and socialisation being at the heart of the 60-minute visit. Most importantly, the program enables people with dementia to be active and engaged within a…

Design Tracks

Design Tracks

Creative Pathways Program Residential Camp What happens when a bunch of developing artistically talented and deadly Indigenous teens come together for Design Tracks Creative Pathways Program to work through creative challenges in the company of an amazing line up of Indigenous mentors, educators, designers and artists? They nail it! Together, through the Design Tracks Creative Pathways…

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),…