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Talented artist to offer guidance to students in free art workshops

Talented artist to offer guidance to students in free art workshops

Gladstone Region primary school students can attend one of three free art workshops with award-winning local artist, Marion Hughes, during December.

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said the workshops would be hosted in conjunction with Gladstone Regional Council's 2018 Celebrate Australia Primary School Art Competition.

“This is an opportunity for students to gain some helpful tips and

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2018 SUNfest program released offering greater STEM related activities

2018 SUNfest program released offering greater STEM related activities

Gladstone Regional Council has launched its 2018 SUNfest youth holiday program offering greater Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related activities for 11 to 17 year olds.

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said the SUNfest program from January 8-19 would feature a diversity of new events alongside regular activities that proved popular each year.

“There are some exciting

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Gladstone Region Art on Fleet: Pop Up Digital Public Art

Gladstone Region Art on Fleet: Pop Up Digital Public Art

Following the success of the 2015 Gladstone Region Artist Windows project with fourteen local artist installations featured in twelve Gladstone Regional Council venues, and 2016 Gladstone Region Art in Parks with twenty ephemeral artworks featured in seventeen regional parks, we are calling on the local creative community to submit a digital art proposal for the 2017 Gladstone Region Art on Fleet

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

Award-winning local artists to speak at 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 this Saturday, 2 December 2017.

Gallery & Museum Curator, Jo Duke 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

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FREE WORKSHOP AT THE GALLERY & MUSEUM: EXTENDING THE REACH

FREE WORKSHOP AT THE GALLERY & MUSEUM: EXTENDING THE REACH

In early December, the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum will be facilitating an exciting workshop aimed at regional Arts & Culture workers and volunteers, as well as local community groups.  Museums & Galleries Queensland has assisted to bring this professional development workshop to the Gladstone Region, enabling participants to better their audience engagement skills. 

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2018 Celebrate Australia: Primary School Art Competition now open

2018 Celebrate Australia: Primary School Art Competition now open

As part of 2018 Australia Day celebrations, Gladstone Regional Council is calling for primary school entries in the Celebrate Australia Primary School Art Competition.  Open to ALL 2017 primary school aged students in the Gladstone Region, the competition asks them to consider 'what and who makes Australia great'. 

Children are encouraged to think about the iconic aspects of our Australian

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It’s time to cast your vote!  The QAL People’s Choice voting kiosks are open

It’s time to cast your vote! The QAL People’s Choice voting kiosks are open

Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum's annual ‘Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards’ is currently on display with visitors to the exhibition encouraged to cast their vote for ‘The 2017 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

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The 42nd Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards Winners Announced

The 42nd Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards Winners Announced

A crowd of hundreds arrived to the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum for the official launch and Awards presentation of 'The 42nd Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards' on Saturday evening, 14 October 2017.

Guest speakers included Michael Eggmolese, Bailai Elder, Glenn Butcher, Local Member, Cr Matt Burnett, Mayor of Gladstone Region, Jo Duke, Curator, Gladstone Regional Art

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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