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Budding school artists called to enter Australia Day competition

Budding school artists called to enter Australia Day competition

As part of 2019 Australia Day celebrations, Gladstone Regional Council is calling for entries in the Celebrate Australia Primary School Art Competition.

Open now to ALL 2018 primary school aged students in the Gladstone Region, Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said the competition helps us celebrate who and what makes Australia great'.

“I encourage students to think about what aspects of our

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Award-winning Artists to speak at Art Awards: Artist Talks

Award-winning Artists to speak at Art Awards: Artist Talks

Six Award-winning Gladstone and Rockhampton artists will provide insight into their work and artistic practice during FREE Art Awards: Artist Talks at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum on Saturday, 10 November 2018.

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said this is a great opportunity for members of the community to meet the artists and hear a personal account about their works

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Countdown is on for popular arts awards winners announcement

Countdown is on for popular arts awards winners announcement

An incredible transformation is taking place at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum (GRAGM) this week. 

With all entries submitted in The 43rd Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards 2018, by artists near and far, it now remains to be seen which works will pass pre-selection.

 Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said the best way to find out who this year’s winners are in the

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Music videos among local art projects to receive RADF assistance

Music videos among local art projects to receive RADF assistance

A project to film three music videos featuring local artists and stories will be one of nine art and cultural initiatives to financially benefit from the latest round of Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF).

Gladstone Region Acting Mayor Chris Trevor said Gladstone Regional Council this week accepted recommendations of its RADF committee to allocate a total of $52,330 for the

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Pop up public artwork displays creativity of region’s primary students

Pop up public artwork displays creativity of region’s primary students

Agnes Water Library is the proud home to Gladstone Regional Council’s newest, pop up public artwork, featuring the creative works of 60 young residents from across the Gladstone Region.

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum project engaged local artist Kim Cooke to design the layout of the pop up, exhibiting the finalists in Council’s 2018

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Submissions sought for prestigious Gladstone Region art awards

Submissions sought for prestigious Gladstone Region art awards

Submissions have been called for the 2018 Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum on October 13.

Now in their 43rd year, the nationally recognised awards draw hundreds of submissions from artists throughout Australia with this year’s awards offering an overall first prize of $15,000 courtesy of major sponsors Rio Tinto.

Artists will compete

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Artists can develop skills at free, one-day Arts Business workshop

Artists can develop skills at free, one-day Arts Business workshop

The Gladstone Region’s creative and cultural community can develop their skills at a free, one-day intensive submission writing workshop in September.

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said the workshops would be held at three venues across the region, hosted in conjunction with the Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) 2017-18.

"This is a great opportunity for Gladstone Region

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RADF seeks nominations from interested community members

RADF seeks nominations from interested community members

August 14, 2018

The Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) is seeking nominations from interested community members during the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM), to be held on Wednesday, September 5.

The AGM will be held at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum, cnr Goondoon & Bramston Sts, Gladstone at 6.30pm.

RADF is a Queensland Government and Gladstone Regional

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GRAGM hosts triple treat of cultural events tomorrow night

GRAGM hosts triple treat of cultural events tomorrow night

It is hoped that three will indeed bring a crowd when Gladstone Region Art Gallery & Museum (GRAGM) hosts a trifecta of events from 6pm tomorrow night (Aug 24).

GRAGM will host Intercity Images: Gladstone Saiki Photographic Exchange Combined Images and Australian of the Year 2018 exhibitions as well as the official opening of Gladstone Multicultural Week.

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett

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Gladstone Region RADF program supports development of local arts and culture

Gladstone Region RADF program supports development of local arts and culture

Five new arts and cultural experiences will be undertaken across the Gladstone Region, supported by the recent round of the Gladstone Region Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF).

Gladstone Regional Council, at its July 3 General Meeting, endorsed the recommendations of the 2017-18 RADF committee, awarding $25,167 in financial support.

Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said endorsement followed