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2017 Art Awards: Opening Day This Saturday

2017 Art Awards: Opening Day This Saturday

An incredible transformation is taking place behind closed doors at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum, this week.  With all entries now submitted in The 42nd Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards 2017, by artists, near and far, the questions on their minds are, which works will pass pre-selection?  Which works will take out the major Awards?  Be on hand when all is revealed

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Meet Patricia Hoffie:  This Year’s Art Awards Judge

Meet Patricia Hoffie: This Year’s Art Awards Judge

The 42nd Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards, hosted by the Gladstone Regional Art Galley & Museum, is calling for entries this week, between 5 and 7 October 2017.  In one week’s time, the 2017 Art Awards Judge, Patricia Hoffie, will present the winning artists with $38,000 in prize money.  In the lead up to this exciting event, it seems a fitting time to get to know the Judge a

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RADF Committee supports development of local arts and culture

RADF Committee supports development of local arts and culture

Gladstone Regional Council has endorsed the appointment of 10 residents to the Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Committee.

Residents appointed to the RADF Committee include: Wesley Walker, Norma Tanna, Tina SkyringQuirk, Belynda (Bindi) Waugh, Margaret Worthington, Josh Kearney, Adrienne Ward, Helena Sant, Jennifer Ryan and Michael Lunan.

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt

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40,000 reasons to get your 2017 Art Awards submissions ready now!

40,000 reasons to get your 2017 Art Awards submissions ready now!

Queensland's much loved Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards, hosted by the Gladstone Regional Art Galley & Museum, will start calling for entries from 5 October 2017.  

Artists from around the nation have the opportunity to take home the coveted overall prize of $15,000 sponsored by Rio Tinto, in addition to a lucrative prize pool of $25,000, thanks to the generous support of local

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Gallery & Museum Partners with Local High School

Gallery & Museum Partners with Local High School

Tannum Sands State High School (TSSHS) students were invited to partner with the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum (GRAGM) for two annual exhibitions this year that are currently both on display.

Running annually for the last 23 years, Golding Showcase: Port Curtis Callide Valley Youth Art Exhibition recently opened to the public, showcasing the works of local high school visual arts

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Intercity Images 2017, Combined Images

Intercity Images 2017, Combined Images

After touring to our Sister City in Japan, Gladstone's local photographers' works are back and on display along with images from our friends in Saiki. Celebrating 21 years of Friendship with our Sister City, the exhibition, an annual favourite for 15 years, Intercity Images: Gladstone Saiki Photographic Exchange is now open. Come and celebrate not only our wonderful region, lifestyle, people and

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New face to see

New face to see

Management and staff at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum, warmly welcome newly appointed Exhibitions & Education Officer, Rebecca Lush. 

Bringing a great deal of experience to the role, including time spent at the Sydney Powerhouse Museum and Sydney Living Museums, Rebecca has hit the ground running installing the 2017 Our Priceless Past exhibition with Curator Jo Duke,

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Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Annual General Meeting (AGM) media release

Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Annual General Meeting (AGM) media release

Nominations called for Regional Arts Development Fund committee

Residents interested in contributing to the growth and development of local arts, culture and heritage can nominate to be part of the Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) committee.

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said the RADF would be seeking nominations from community members during its 2017 Annual General

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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