2006: GOMA turns 10 countdown

GOMA officially turns 10 on 2 December 2016. On that day in 2006 ‘The 5th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT5) opened in our much-anticipated second building, the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) and provided the opportunity for the Gallery to present a dynamic program of exhibitions on a scale never before seen in…

Bodhi Tree blessing

Every year as part of Brisbane’s Buddha’s Birthday Festival, the Abbess and members of Chung Tian Buddhist Temple perform a special blessing ceremony on the front lawn of the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), to honour a tree descended from an ancient Bodhi Tree at the site which gave birth to Buddhism. Join us at…

The APT8 archive – then and now

For the duration of the ‘The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT8) our Research Library is sharing APT archival material, with displays changing regularly. The archives include artwork proposals, objects and project documentation relating to the work of artists from Australia, Asia and the Pacific, dating back to the early 1990s. Daging Tumbuh…