Planet Protectors kids tour

What is something that all living creatures need to survive, you can drink it, and even swim in it? Yes, it’s water. Find out why water is so important and use your superpowers to care for it. The power to save the planet is ours! Gaze at Peter Fischli and David Weiss’s snowman frozen in…

5 Women artists with a connection to water

From major immersive experiences to smaller-scale treasures by Australian and international artists, our current exhibition ‘Water‘ highlights this precious resource. To celebrate International Women’s Day, we focus on five women artists who reflect on the cultural traditions of water, consider our reliance on water, and examine the environmental and social challenges faced by the world…

Beyond Eco-Anxiety

Our current exhibition ‘Water’ highlights a precious resource that sustains all forms of life on our planet, and sparks conversations about the role we play in the environment and the social challenges we face today. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the existential challenge of climate change, you’re not alone! Watch GOMA Talks Beyond Eco-Anxiety which examines…

Time-lapse: Watch Olafur Eliasson’s ‘Riverbed’ come to life

Olafur Eliasson’s commanding and interactive Riverbed 2014 is currently on view in the ‘Water‘ exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA). The small stream that weaves through a landscape of water-rounded stones offers audiences a chance to explore, play, and ponder its existence. This interior-environment is out of place, without vegetation, birds or other…

Indigenous knowledge and our environment

Our current exhibition ‘Water’ sparks conversations about the environmental and social challenges we face today. In the discussion ‘Traditional responses to contemporary problems’, artists Megan Cope, Nicole Foreshew and Judy Watson spoke with ABC Radio National’s Daniel Browning, about their work in the exhibition as well as the importance and urgency of engaging First Nations’…