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The Man behind the Name

The Man behind the Name

Visitors to the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum can soon learn all about our region's namesake, William Ewart Gladstone (b. 29 December 1809 - d. 19 May 1898).

In 1853, Governor Fitzroy announced that a town called 'Gladstone' was to be established at Port Curtis, Australia. The colony was named after William Ewart Gladstone, who initially sent Colonel Barney to the shores of Port

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Photographic Exhibition Launch, March 3

Photographic Exhibition Launch, March 3

Annual favourite, Intercity Images: Gladstone Saiki Photographic Exchange will open 6pm, 3 March 2017 at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum.  Join Mayor of Gladstone Region, Cr Matt Burnett, as he officially launches the exhibition and congratulates the 30 finalist images.  

Now in its 15th year, Intercity Images invited photographers of the Gladstone Region to capture the spirit of

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Tripple Exhibition Launch:  6pm, Friday 3 March 2017

Tripple Exhibition Launch: 6pm, Friday 3 March 2017

Join Mayor Burnett and special guests at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum, 6pm, Friday 3 March 2017, for the official exhibition launch of the following three exhibitions:

  • CARAVAN OF CURIOSITIES:

Rockhampton artists, Nanette Balchin, Peta Lloyd and Emma Ward, have created a sense of journey, adventure and odyssey through their discovery and experience of places, people and

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Regional Arts Development Fund News

Regional Arts Development Fund News

RADF ROUND TWO 2016 - 2017 NOW OPEN

The Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) invites local groups of individuals with short-term arts and cultural projects starting after 6 June 2017 to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for Funding Round Two 2016 - 2017. Submitting an EOI makes you eligible for mentoring assistance with a Committee Member in the development of your

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People powered makeovers set for Mount Larcom and Gladstone

People powered makeovers set for Mount Larcom and Gladstone

Is it possible to transform a tired, unused public space into a vibrant community hub in just one week with only $5000 to spend?

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett believes it can be done with the help of the community and international place making expert David Engwicht.

David will soon visit the region to deliver his successful 7 Day Makeover program in Mount Larcom and the Gladstone CBD and

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GET INTERACTIVE WITH NEW EXHIBITIONS

GET INTERACTIVE WITH NEW EXHIBITIONS

CARAVAN OF CURIOSITIES OPEN:

Brand new to the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum is Caravan of Curiosities.

Rockhampton artists, Nanette Balchin, Peta Lloyd and Emma Ward, have encapsulated a sense of journey, adventure and odyssey through their discovery and experience of places, people and curious things.

Featuring metaphors and synonyms for both “caravan” and “curiosity”, the

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Grant writing workshops to benefit residents interested in arts funding

Grant writing workshops to benefit residents interested in arts funding

The Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) will host three grant writing workshops across the region to benefit professional Gladstone Region artists and culture workers.

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said the workshops, from March 9 to 11, were suited to both beginners and advanced submission writers and would provide helpful advice for residents interested in applying for

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Local Artist Exhibitions

Local Artist Exhibitions

Works from three local artists are on show at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum, across two diverse exhibitions.

 

'APPROPRIATE / NOT APPROPRIATE' showcases the latest work of two local artists, Felicia Lloyd and Belynda (Bindi) Waugh.

One indigenous and one non-indigenous, both award-winning artists use imagery and text to consider contemporary issues from new perspectives.