A unique perspective on Australian Art

Across three Saturdays in July, QAGOMA hosted the Australian Art Course 2019. Presented by Angela Goddard, Director, Griffith University Art Museum, the course offered a thought-provoking look at aspects of Australian art history with QAGOMA’s Australian Art Collection as a guide and point of departure. Goddard offered a unique perspective on the Collection, exploring the…

Open Studio: The humanness of objects

Renowned Queensland still-life painter John Honeywill is the first artist in the Gallery’s new Open Studio initiative at the Queensland Art Gallery. We spoke with the artist about the meaning objects bring to our lives, how he creates drama through juxtaposition, and his resolve to paint beautiful things. Related: Watch Open Studio videos Related: Read…

In the quiet zone: Low sensory viewings

For people with autism or sensory sensitivities, visiting an art gallery can be challenging, especially during blockbuster exhibitions where crowds, colour, sound, light and movement abound, we explore how low sensory viewings help visitors with autism spectrum disorder or sensory sensitivities to engage with visual art, amid a general push worldwide towards cultural institutions making…