Past Exhibitions


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    Clay Stories is a significant survey exhibition of contemporary artworks in ceramics that have been created by both highly established and emerging Indigenous artists in remote parts of regional Australia.

    The exhibition presents pieces that are both sculptural and vessel-based, with each body of work representative of the artists’ connection to Country and as a strong medium for story-telling.

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    Johanna DeMaine is an internationally recogised ceramicist whose passion for clay started in Gladstone in 1971 with the guidance of Jenny Elliot and Marilyn Haertel. After traveling overseas with her husband Ted, they settled back in Calliope in 1975 and built a house and studio establishing DeMaine Pottery. In 1981, with the help of a Crafts Board grant the studio and gallery relocated to

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    Featuring a selection of treasured items from the Gallery & Museum’s Cultural Heritage collection. The display offers a snapshot of domestic life in times gone by from the Port Curtis region, and showcases how families lived in a post-war world before computer games, mobile telephones and indoor toilets!

    OFFICIAL EXHIBITION LAUNCH

    6pm, Friday 14 December 2018
    Light refreshments provided •

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    Presenting a series of artworks created by young children from Saiki City, Japan.

    This annual exhibition is a Gladstone Saiki Sister cultural exchange program.

     

    OFFICIAL EXHIBITION LAUNCH

    6pm, Friday 14 December 2018
    Light refreshments provided • RSVP by 5pm, Wednesday 12 December 2018

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    ‘Recovering The Past’ is a unique photographic exhibition of 25 thought provoking images by London artist Ian Alderman. 

    Produced over a six-year period on the former battlefield of Passchendaele, this unique Australian focused project sees men of the Australian Imperial Force montaged into the daily operations of DOVO-SEDEE. 

    ‘Recovering The Past’ is not a project of war itself, but one which

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    THE EXHIBITION:

    The 43rd Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards 2018, supported by local industry, business and the community.  Visitors are encouraged to take part in this year's QAL People's Choice Awards* by voting at the kiosks available within the Gallery & Museum until 5pm, Friday 30 November 2018. 

    The Art Awards will be judged in the following 4 categories:

    • Section 1: Easel
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    A joint display of Japanese and Australian photographs by Saiki City and Gladstone Region citizens. The exhibition is presented in conjunction with the Gladstone Saiki Sister City Advisory Committee and supported by the Gladstone Regional Council.

    OFFICIAL EXHIBITION LAUNCH:

    6pm, Friday 24 August 2018
    Light refreshments provided • RSVP by 5pm, Wednesday 22 August 2018 

    EXHIBITION ON DISPLAY:

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    Featuring the stories of local Special Seniors, prepared and presented by students of Rosedale State School to celebrate Seniors Week in Queensland (18-26 August 2018).

    Official opening and launch of the publication by Cr Chris Trevor, Deputy Mayor Gladstone Region, with guest speakers, 11am Thursday 23 August 2018. A light lunch will be served from 12pm.

    Nominated Special Seniors are over 70

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    Australian of the Year 2018 is a travelling exhibition developed in partnership with the National Australia Day Council and presented by the National Museum of Australia. This exhibition pays tribute to the eight extraordinary Australians chosen as the 2018 state and territory Australian of the Year recipients. It features objects of deep personal significance that provide an insight into the

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