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QAL celebrates 50th anniversary with an exhibition

QAL celebrates 50th anniversary with an exhibition

All are welcome to join Cr Matt Burnett, Mayor of Gladstone Region and special guests at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum (GRAGM), 11am Friday, 4 August 2017. Officially opening that day will be heritage exhibition, The Giant That Never Sleeps: 50 Years of QAL.

Often fondly referred to as "The heart of Gladstone", Queensland Alumina Limited (QAL) will be celebrating its 50th

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SUNfest 2018 calling for Expressions of Interest

SUNfest 2018 calling for Expressions of Interest

Expressions of Interest open seeking potential tutors for SUNfest 2018

Tutors keen to be involved in the Gladstone Region's summer youth school holiday program, SUNfest 2018, are invited to apply now.

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said Expressions of Interest were sought from prospective tutors or presenters interested in delivering youth workshops or activities.

"SUNfest provides our

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CANCELLED - Official Launch for Arts NAIDOC 2017

CANCELLED - Official Launch for Arts NAIDOC 2017

** UPDATE **

The official opening of Arts NAIDOC 2017 exhibition showcase has been cancelled out of respect and shared sadness for recent losses within our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and therefore the wider Gladstone Region community.  Residents, however, are still very welcome to view the exhibitions while they remain on display.

 

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Celebrating 2017 Arts NAIDOC

Celebrating 2017 Arts NAIDOC

The Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum celebrated NAIDOC Week with a number of exhibitions featuring the stories of local Indigenous families.

 

Black Keys to Unity:

In preparation for NAIDOC Week 2017, local Indigenous musicians collaborated with local photographer, William Debois. During the Autumn months, William was able to capture how music had the unique ability of harmoniously

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Free grant writing workshops assist applicants with RADF submissions

Free grant writing workshops assist applicants with RADF submissions

Regional artists seeking financial support to develop an exciting arts project could benefit from a free intensive grant writing workshop in July.

Gladstone Region Acting Mayor Chris Trevor said grant writing workshops led by Creative Regions Inc Creative Producer, Di Wills, would be held at three regional locations.

The workshops will be held in conjunction with the Gladstone Region Regional

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Special funding round on offer to benefit local arts and culture projects

Special funding round on offer to benefit local arts and culture projects

Short-term local arts and culture projects starting after September 6 may be eligible to be considered for a special round of the Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF).

Gladstone Region Acting Mayor Chris Trevor said the RADF Special Round 2016-17 would open from July 1 until 4pm on July 28.

"RADF supports professional Gladstone Region artists and culture workers, encouraging

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Meet the Curator:  Dr Jenny Sanzaro-Nishimura

Meet the Curator: Dr Jenny Sanzaro-Nishimura

From 10.30am, Saturday 24 June 2017. FREE. Audience questions encouraged 

All are welcome to join Dr Jenny Sanzaro-Nishimura (BVA Hons, GCHE, DVA) at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum on Saturday 24 June 2017 for a Curator's Talk of 'Works from the 2012 and 2016 Pacific Perimeter Print Exchange: Vie De Pacifique–Pacific Life / Vie Du Pacifique II'.

Starting at 10.30am, take an

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The Importance of Sharing Cultures

The Importance of Sharing Cultures

New this week to the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum is Four Yarns: The Link Project.

Led by local artist, Katrina Elliott and facilitator, Melena McKeown, Four Yarns is a continuation of The Link Project that began in 2009 as collaboration between older and younger generations of local Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island people.

In time for NAIDOC Week (2-9 July 2017), Four Yarns

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Thirteen local arts and culture projects to receive RADF grants

Thirteen local arts and culture projects to receive RADF grants

Thirteen local arts and culture projects will gain financial assistance from the Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Round 2, 2016-17.

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said Gladstone Regional Council endorsed recommendations of its RADF Committee to grant $46,142.30 to various organisations, groups and individuals.

The RADF program, established in 1991, is a Queensland

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Prints from around the World land at the Gallery & Museum

Prints from around the World land at the Gallery & Museum

New to the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum is Works from the 2012 and 2016 Pacific Perimeter Print Exchange: Vie De Pacifique–Pacific Life / Vie Du Pacifique II.

This innovative exchange of contemporary prints was first initiated in 2011–12 as Vie de Pacifique–Pacific Life by Dr Jenny Sanzaro-Nishimura while she was president of Impress printmakers Studio, Brisbane. It was