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…

Open Studio: Insights into the creative practice

Delve into the unique and dynamic processes of five contemporary Australian artists from June 2019 through to January 2021. Still life artist and art educator, John Honeywill begins our exploration of the studio as an essential site for housing the ideas, images and objects of his creative process. A place where he can work through,…

Design Tracks: The next generation

Design Tracks is a highlight in the QAGOMA Learning calendar. Each year the Gallery works closely with program partners at GILIMBAA to bring together Indigenous Australian artists, designers and leaders in the creative industries to connect with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students. Now in its fourth year, 2019 will see alumni return…