The Silver Jubilee Fountain: A Queensland Art Gallery landmark

The Queensland Art Galley will celebrate 40 years at South Bank on 21 June 2022. In the lead-up we take a look at a lost but not forgotten landmark — The Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Fountain — however the installation of a fountain in the Brisbane River in front of the Queensland Art Gallery…

Queensland Art Gallery: Celebrating 125 years in 2020

In the late 19th century, Queensland artists Isaac Walter Jenner and R. Godfrey Rivers successfully lobbied for the creation of a state art gallery, with the Queensland National Art Gallery established in 1895. The new Gallery was opened by the Queensland Governor, Sir Henry Wylie Norman at temporary premises in old Town Hall on Queen…