2017: Record number of visitors welcomed at QAGOMA

The Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) has set a new record for visitor numbers in 2017 with an attendance of more than 2.17 million. Arts Minister Leeanne Enoch said the result was an outstanding achievement for Queensland’s flagship art gallery, exceeding its previous calendar-year record of 1.8 million in 2010. Last…

Behind the scenes with Channel Seven Queensland!

During the media preview of our brand new ‘Sugar Spin’ exhibition, we hung out with Sammie O’Brien and Katrina Blowers from Channel Seven Queensland to hear all about their favourite artworks. Turns out everyone is getting into our 10th birthday celebrations! SAMMIE O’BRIEN Sammie – Channel Seven Queensland’s youngest-ever member of the presenting team is a…

GOMA turns ten

GOMA turns ten this weekend and everyone is invited to join in the celebrations. The special milestone includes the unveiling of a major new public artwork by Queensland Indigenous artist Judy Watson, the opening of the exhibition ‘Sugar Spin: you, me, art and everything‘, live performances of American artist Nick Cave’s vibrant HEARD 2012, hands-on workshops,…

How did we install Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir’s ‘Nervescape V’?

Nervescape V by Icelandic artist Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir adorns the walls of the Long Gallery, transforming GOMA as we celebrate it turning ten. Exuberant, tactile and sprawling, her installation is constructed from massed bundles of synthetic hair. Under her influence, the smooth white walls of the gallery become something much more animal, untamed and surreal. > EXPLORE…

2016: GOMA turns 10 countdown

GOMA. A place where people come together to be inspired and imaginations spark. A place where ideas meet. This summer will be packed with even more excitement as GOMA turns 10. So come along and help us celebrate. GOMA Turns 10 this weekend and we’re celebrating. Enjoy a range of programs, special events and related exhibitions —…