Brisbane’s screen culture event of the year is back for its second year at QAGOMA

QAGOMA’s Australian Cinémathèque is excited to present its second year of the long-running and much-loved Brisbane International Film Festival. Across 11 days from 3 October, BIFF 2019 celebrates contemporary international and Australian screen culture with more than 170 world-class new-release features, documentaries, short films and curated strands, alongside screenings with live music, conversations, panel discussions,…

Japanese painted screens

The Gallery welcomes into the Collection a major group of historical Japanese works, thanks to a bequest from the estate of James Fairfax AC – the display at the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) showcases a selection of these screens, scrolls and ceramics, which highlight an aesthetic of impermanent beauty, transitory moments and the natural world,…

Mesmerising optical effects showcased in Geometries

‘Geometrics’ showcases works by both Australian and international contemporary artists who play with colour and form to create often mesmerising optical effects. The exhibition at the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) features works from the 1950s to the present day that stir the senses, engage the viewer in both mind and body and address the eyes…

Quilty

‘Quilty’ at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) 29 June until 13 October 2019 is the first major survey in a decade of one of Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary artists, Ben Quilty. Featuring 70 works from the early 2000s to the present, the exhibition includes the artist’s revisions of the Australian landscape, raw intimate self-portraits…

Ben Quilty: Family portrait

To coincide with the ‘Quilty’ exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), the Children’s Art Centre worked with Ben Quilty to recreate the world of his studio. Bring the kids and family to GOMA to experience ‘Ben Quilty: Family Portrait’. You are encouraged to explore the art of portraiture in an artist studio setting,…

Margaret Olley: A Generous Life

Our major exhibition celebrating the work of leading Australian artist Margaret Olley (1923-2011), ‘Margaret Olley: A Generous Life’ features more than 100 paintings and drawings highlighting the colourful life, legacy and influence of a much-loved Australian artist. This free exhibition is a celebration of Olley’s extraordinary life as an artist, mentor, muse, passionate collector and…