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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.

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Students awarded for their artistic efforts to celebrate Australia

Students awarded for their artistic efforts to celebrate Australia

The winners of Gladstone Regional Council's 2017 Celebrate Australia Primary School Art Competition were presented prizes today at Council's Australia Day Family Fun Day at Millennium Esplanade, Tannum Sands. 

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said the competition, now in its 11th year, enabled residents to see images of Australia through the eyes of our younger generations. 

"Since 2006,

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Artworks on display awaiting announcement of primary school winners

Artworks on display awaiting announcement of primary school winners

The works of finalists in Gladstone Regional Council's 2017 Celebrate Australia Primary School Art Competition are on display at the Visitors Centre Gallery at Gladstone Tondoon Botanic Gardens until January 31.

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said 15 schools had participated in the competition with 227 entries received.

"Thank you to our region's younger students who keenly and creatively

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2017 Intercity Images - Calling for entries

2017 Intercity Images - Calling for entries

Have you snapped a memorable image of the Gladstone Region within the last 12 months? Don't leave them on your memory card or smartphone; enter them into the 2017 Intercity Images: Gladstone Saiki Photographic Exchange!

Intercity Images is an annual cultural exchange between the citizens of the Gladstone Region and Saiki City, Japan, celebrating the unique lifestyle, people and environment of

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Visit the Gallery & Museum Before These Exhibitions Close

Visit the Gallery & Museum Before These Exhibitions Close

Two exhibitions currently on display at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum are winding down for their last days. 'A Place to Call Home? Migrant Hostel Memories' and 'GRAGM Curated: A bit of everything' will both close at the end of the month. 

For many migrants after World War II, for better or worse, hostels were their first ‘homes’. 'A Place to Call Home? Migrant Hostel Memories'

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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