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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

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You be the Judge - QAL People's Choice Awards voting only available until December 5

You be the Judge - QAL People's Choice Awards voting only available until December 5

Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum's annual Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards is currently on display with locals invited to visit and cast their vote in the 2016 QAL People's Choice Awards.

Visitors are encouraged to vote for their favourite works in each of the four sections of entry: (1) Easel Works; (2) Works on Paper; (3) Three Dimensional and Fibre Works; (4) Digital

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Opening Hours at the Gallery & Museum

Opening Hours at the Gallery & Museum

The Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum is usually open 10am - 5pm, Monday to Saturday, however is closed most public holidays.  The following is a list of public holiday opening hours at the Gallery & Museum:

 

  • Closed from 5pm, Friday 23 December 2016, until 10am, Tuesday 3 January 2017

  • Closed Australia Day, Thursday 26 January 2017

  • Closed Good Friday, Easter

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Award-winning local artists to speak at free Art Awards: Artist Talks

Award-winning local artists to speak at free Art Awards: Artist Talks

Four award-winning local artists will provide insight into their artistic works during free Art Awards: Artist Talks at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum on Saturday, November 26.

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said visitors to the Gallery & Museum could meet the artists and hear a personal account about their works currently on display from 10.30am.

"Artist Talks are

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Gladstone Region Pop-Up Public Art, Art in Parks

Gladstone Region Pop-Up Public Art, Art in Parks

Calling for Art in Parks proposals

 

In conjunction with the Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF), Gladstone Regional Council invites proposals for the upcoming Gladstone Region pop-up public art, Art in Parks project.

 

In 2015, fourteen local artists created installations in twelve Council venues during the Gladstone Region Artists Windows project and Art in Parks will

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Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Round Opens

Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Round Opens

Development sessions to assist local artists with RADF submissions

Free, one-on-one, development sessions are on offer to assist local artists with the preparation of funding submissions for the Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF).

Sessions, led by ArtReach Queensland Director Stephen Clark, are limited and by appointment.

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said local arts