New Australian art secures a new generation of support

An important event took place last year when, despite being in its inaugural year and still building momentum, the QAGOMA Future Collective‘s then 28 young and engaged members came together to select the first project to receive their support. Curators passionately championed exciting and distinct projects in spaces across the Gallery. It was not an…

Abdul Abdullah ‘Coming to terms’

Abdul Abdullah,Australia b. 1986 / Groom II (Stratagem), Bride II (Subterfuge), Groom I (Zofloya), Bride I (Victoria) (from ‘Coming to terms’ series 2015) / Chromogenic prints, ed 1/5 + 2AP / Purchased 2015 with funds from the Future Collective through the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery / © The artist The…

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…