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…

You’re invited to our Summer Festival and Up Late performances

As the sun goes down the music turns up at the Summer Festival Up Late! Across Friday 20 and Saturday 21 January 2017 enjoy free performances from iconic and up-and-coming Brisbane bands, kicking off with special performances for kids! FRIDAY 20 January 2017 | 3.30–9.00PM 8.00PM | REGURGITATOR Formed in 1994, Regurgitator quickly established itself…

Join us for our GOMA Turns 10 Summer Festival

An all-ages five-day festival of creative workshops, storytelling, film, talks and live music will animate the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) from 18 to 22 January 2017. The GOMA Turns 10 Summer Festival is a great opportunity for families, kids and adults alike to enjoy a rich program celebrating GOMA’s tenth anniversary, and will include…

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,…