What's happening at the Gallery & Museum

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2016 Celebrate Australia Primary School Art Competition First Place Section One: 'Aussie Hot Day' by Lydia Carlyon (2015)

What's happening at the Gallery & Museum

Final Days to Visit and Vote

The Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum's 41st Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards and exhibition is in its final days of display. Closing 5pm, next Thursday, December 8, the impressive show features 354 works by 251 talented artists.

Since opening day, locals and visitors have cast their votes in The QAL People's Choice Awards, selecting their favourite four works within the exhibition.  But now the time to vote is almost over, as the QAL iPad voting kiosks will close midday, December 5, with the winners announced the following day.  Be sure to visit before then as one lucky voter will also win a two night all-inclusive package at 1770 Getaway Retreat, thanks to Queensland Alumina Limited.


Three FREE Workshops for Kids

Young artists have the chance to get creative on A4 paper during the 2017 Celebrate Australia Primary School Art Competition.  Now in its eleventh year, the competition encourages kids to think about an aspect of Australia that they believe is important.  Artists may submit one entry each in either Section One: Prep to Year 2 or Section Two: Year 3 to Year 6.

Entry forms are available online: http://gragm.qld.gov.au. Submissions close 4pm, Friday 16 December 2016.

To assist children with their entries, 3 FREE workshops with local artist Ping Carlyon, will be hosted at the following venues:

  • Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum: 10.30am - 12pm, Monday 12 December 2016
  • Miriam Vale Community Centre: 10.30am - 12pm, Wednesday 14 December 2016
  • Calliope Community Centre: 10.30am - 12pm, Friday 16 December 2016

Limited spaces, bookings essential: Phone 4976 6766 or email gragm@gladstonerc.qld.gov.au


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