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"Take a Seat" at the Gallery & Museum next Friday

"Take a Seat" at the Gallery & Museum next Friday

The first official exhibition launch for 2017 will be held the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum from 11am, next Friday January 20.

'Take a Seat' celebrates the work of Down Syndrome artist, Peter Rowe, and features colourful paintings focused around the concept of 'chairs' as a metaphor. For Peter, ‘chairs’ have opened up a challenging but exciting form of self-expression and a

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Pop up public artwork highlights annual art competition

Pop up public artwork highlights annual art competition

Gladstone Regional Council's Celebrate Australia Primary School Art Competition is in the public eye with a 550cm x 130cm pop up public artwork completed in the Gladstone CBD today.

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said the large, temporary, vinyl decal acknowledged 60 of the competition's winners from the past 10 years.

"This highlights the annual contest on a larger than usual scale and

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Six local arts and culture projects to benefit from RADF allocations

Six local arts and culture projects to benefit from RADF allocations

Gladstone Regional Council has endorsed recommendations to grant $30,463 to support six local arts and culture projects.

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said organisations, groups and individuals would benefit from the 2016-17 Round One Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) allocations.

The RADF program, established in 1991, is a Queensland Government and Gladstone Regional Council

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QAGOMA’S KIDS ON TOUR RETURNS TO THE GALLERY & MUSEUM

QAGOMA’S KIDS ON TOUR RETURNS TO THE GALLERY & MUSEUM

Exciting hands-on activities for children that explore the important relationship the Kaiadilt people of the Gulf Carpentaria have with the sea are coming to the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum these school holidays. 

The FREE family fun day will run 10am - 1pm, on Saturday 14 January 2017, as part of a major Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) regional tour,

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Season's Greetings from GRAGM

Season's Greetings from GRAGM

With Christmas almost here and 2016 "wrapping up" too, the staff at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum prepare to close the doors for the holiday break and look forward to the New Year ahead.

NEW TO SEE:  The summer exhibitions were launched last week with Cr Cindi Bush officially opening, 'Appropriate / Not Appropriate: Works by Felicia Lloyd and Belynda (Bindi) Waugh,' 'A Place to

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2016 QAL People's Choice Award Winners Revealed

2016 QAL People's Choice Award Winners Revealed

The 41st Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards 2016 has been on display for almost two months and closed at 5pm today, Thursday 8 December 2016.  Nearly 4000 people visited to see the exhibition of entries with many of those taking the time to vote for their favourite works in The QAL People's Choice Awards 2016.

With the help of Queensland Alumina Limited, on Wednesday 7 December 2016,

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Summer Exhibitions - New to the Gallery & Museum

Summer Exhibitions - New to the Gallery & Museum

A new summer showcase of exhibitions has been installed at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum this week with the official exhibition launch for two exhibits on tomorrow night. A Place to Call Home? Migrant Hostel Memories and APPROPRIATE / NOT APPROPRIATE will be officially opened by Cr Cindi Bush, at 6pm, Friday 16 December 2016. 

For many migrants after World War II, for better or

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Award-winning local artist to host free workshops for kids

Award-winning local artist to host free workshops for kids

Gladstone Region primary school students can attend one of three free workshops with award-winning local artist, Ping Carlyon, in December.

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said the workshops were designed to help youngsters prepare an entry for Gladstone Regional Council's 2017 Celebrate Australia Primary School Art Competition.

Basic materials will be provided with participants to take

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Art in Parks: Pop-Up Public Art Arriving with Summer

Art in Parks: Pop-Up Public Art Arriving with Summer

Over the summer holidays look out for Art in Parks, an exciting series of pop-up public artworks created by talented local artists. Sprouting creative ideas and appearing across the Gladstone Region from 10 December until 26 February, these imaginative works are sure to delight young and old. 

As part of this year's ephemeral art project, Art in Parks, will add creative appeal to sixteen

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What's happening at the Gallery & Museum

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