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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

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CANCELLED - Official Launch for Arts NAIDOC 2017

CANCELLED - Official Launch for Arts NAIDOC 2017

** UPDATE **

The official opening of Arts NAIDOC 2017 exhibition showcase has been cancelled out of respect and shared sadness for recent losses within our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and therefore the wider Gladstone Region community.  Residents, however, are still very welcome to view the exhibitions while they remain on display.

 

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Celebrating 2017 Arts NAIDOC

Celebrating 2017 Arts NAIDOC

The Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum celebrated NAIDOC Week with a number of exhibitions featuring the stories of local Indigenous families.

 

Black Keys to Unity:

In preparation for NAIDOC Week 2017, local Indigenous musicians collaborated with local photographer, William Debois. During the Autumn months, William was able to capture how music had the unique ability of harmoniously

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Free grant writing workshops assist applicants with RADF submissions

Free grant writing workshops assist applicants with RADF submissions

Regional artists seeking financial support to develop an exciting arts project could benefit from a free intensive grant writing workshop in July.

Gladstone Region Acting Mayor Chris Trevor said grant writing workshops led by Creative Regions Inc Creative Producer, Di Wills, would be held at three regional locations.

The workshops will be held in conjunction with the Gladstone Region Regional