Exhibitions


Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum (GRAGM) selects exhibition in several strategic ways that reflect community desires and tourism drivers, while maintaining our commitment to growing and developing regional creative talent.  We also introduce our audiences to cultural content from other regional and national centres to continue to broaden their knowledge and experiences.

If you're interested in exhibiting at GRAGM, visit http://gragm.qld.gov.au/about/exhibiting-at-gragm and complete an application form.  These are assessed by our curatorial team and selected based upon prescribed criteria.

 

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    An exhibition of entries created by established, emerging and amateur artists Australia wide.

    The Art Awards are one of Queensland’s most prestigious regional art events and is eagerly anticipated each year.

     

    Opening day events

    Judge’s Floor Talk - 10.30am, Saturday 22 October 2022
    Judge's Illustrated Lecture – 1pm, Saturday 22 October 2022
    Official Opening and Awards Presentation - 6.30pm,

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    A colourful and imaginative display of paintings, drawings and collages celebrating 'who and what make Australia great'.

    A digital exhibition of entries can be viewed at selected Gladstone Regional Council offices, venues and libraries from late January 2023. 

    This exhibition is proudly local. 

    Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum together with Gladstone Regional Council are committed to

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    Journey back 160 years to 1863, the year Gladstone was proclaimed a Municipality 

    Items from our permanent collection tell the story of this historic period for the Gladstone Region.  

    Visit our first Social History exhibition of 2023 and learn about “the city that waited”. 

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    Where's Alice takes you on a journey of colour, form, and textures, and appeals to the child inside us all. Loosely based on the "Mad Hatter's Tea Party" the artists express that many different people can come together at one table, and still be individuals with varied wants and needs. 

    This collaborative exhibition between artists Andreia Pereira and Jude Kennedy features ceramic works in

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    Sharing the stories of the inaugural Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race of 1949, we celebrate 75 years of welcoming the competitors over the finish line.

    This social history exhibition showcases a selection of historical images and memorabilia from the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum collection and features items from Douglas Drouyn’s yacht “Sea Tang”, which sailed in the 1947 Sydney

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    An installation of works formed from microbial cellulose, specifically kombucha film.

    The dried Kombucha film (pellicle) is essentially a bioplastic formed from the SCOBY (Symbiotic Colony Of Bacteria and Yeast), of the fermented drink, Kombucha. When dried, the pellicle (fleshy growth on top of the culture) is surprisingly strong, flexible and translucent, and can be moulded, shaped, stitched

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    Immerse yourself in the stories of seven local Special Seniors. Selected students from Rosedale State School interviewed the Seniors and prepared their stories to celebrate Seniors Month in Queensland.

    The Our Priceless Past 2022 touring exhibition can be seen at the following locations throughout 2023:

    • Gladstone City Library - 30 March to 1 May
    • Calliope Library - 4 May to 19 June
    • Boyne
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    Mackay artist Shelley Engwirda examines the success and failures of the Women’s Movement in We Rise. Drawing on her experience as a new grandmother, Engwirda explores the way female artists have been regarded historically through her multidisciplinary practice. The artist’s large scale patchwork quilts alongside glass work respond to what she considers major moments in the Women’s Movement from

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    Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum are proud to present our annual ANZAC Day exhibition, commemorating the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.

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    Domestic and Family Violence Prevention exhibition showcasing artwork produced by students participating in this year’s Love Bites Program.

    The program aims to break down the intergenerational cycles of domestic and family violence, and stop the increasing rates of sexual assaults by providing young people with the knowledge needed to have respectful relationships.

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