APT8 hits half a million visitors

Over half a million people have visited ‘The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT8) with the Gallery now welcoming its 500 000th visitor. Director Chris Saines presented the lucky visitor and her family with a complimentary one-year Gallery membership and copies of exhibition publications. Since the record breaking attendance on the opening night…

Celebrate Holi at APT8

On Wednesday 23rd March – the eve of the Holi Festival, we invite visitors to the Queensland Art Gallery at 5pm to celebrate with a special free after-hours viewing and exhibition tour to enjoy the vibrancy and colour of the Indian works in the exhibition Kalpa Vriksha: Contemporary Indigenous and Vernacular Art of India which…

Savage K’lub activates APT8 Live

Rosanna Raymond’s SaVAge K’lub project is actiVAted again this Sunday 20 March from 2.30pm by local Pacific and Indigenous communities. Drop into the space to observe Rako Pasefika performers as they animate the space with traditional and contemporary practices. Rako Pasefika is a collective of artists of indigenous Rotuman, Fijian and Pacific Island heritage whose…

Join our Super Critical Mass Public Workshop during APT8 Live

Take part in a free sound-based creative workshop from 11am Sunday 20 March with APT8 artists Super Critical Mass, whose practice merges sound, space and social relations. You will use the Federation Handbells to explore the unique acoustics of the Gallery and contribute toward the creative development of a final massed performance on the closing weekend…