The Gallery aims to present a diverse range of exhibitions and Collection displays of local, national and international artists across both buildings.
In addition to presenting exclusive international blockbuster exhibitions, the Gallery has two flagship triennials. The ‘Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ is the only major series of exhibitions in the world to focus exclusively on the contemporary art of Asia and the Pacific. A more recent initiative of the Gallery is ‘Contemporary Australia’ which is a national triennial series of thematic contemporary Australian art.
The Gallery also presents travelling exhibitions to regional and remote centres of the state to ensue that all Queenslanders have access to the Collection.
Until 11 May 2014 | GOMA | Ticketed
This major solo exhibition, spanning the ground floor galleries of GOMA, presents major, large scale installations by one of the world’s leading contemporary artists, Cai Guo-Qiang. Read more
Until 16 March 2014 | QAG | Free admission
Fred Williams is one of the most influential twentieth-century Australian artists. Best known for his distinctive depictions of the Australian bush, which transformed our ways of seeing the landscape. Read more
Until 16 March 2014 | GOMA | Free admission
‘Everyday Magic’ focuses on how the everyday — both materials and situations — can be transformed into art. Read more
Until 16 March 2014 | QAG, Glencore Queensland Artists’ Gallery | Free admission
‘Pleasure of Place’ explores the varied subjects that have inspired Stringer throughout his photographic practice. Read more
Until 23 March 2014 | QAG | Free admission
Redford has made the iconography of the Gold Coast part of our artistic culture, while Ruscha's work memorialises late twentieth-century California. Read more
Until 21 April 2014 | GOMA | Free admission
Since the colonial era, Indigenous artists have been actively examining the conversations and conflicts involving their ancestors and settlers in Australia. Their works affirm the place of their peoples’ cultures in these interactions with different histories and beliefs. This display considers the Indigenous Collection from numerous points of cultural intersection. Read more
Until 20 July 2014 | QAG | Free admission
Ring of Stones is an example of the Richard Long's ongoing involvement with the landscape, evoking the natural cycles, rhythms, and the silent vastness of wilderness. By installing works in galleries, the artist compresses the sense of isolation, distance, and time which frames the works in situ. Read more
Until 27 July 2014 | GOMA | Free Admission
This exhibition looks at varying forms of performativity — feats of endurance, repetitive actions, shamanistic rituals and vaudevillian acts. Spanning an array of cultural contexts, the works in ‘Trace’ range from the sublime to the out-and-out funny. Read more
Until 24 August 2014 | QAG | Free admission
In this diverse selection of works, we can appreciate the magical qualities of glass still apparent in the play of light: transmitted, reflected and refracted. Read more
QAG | Free admission
The Australian galleries are arranged in chronological order, but they reveal the multiple, and often contradictory, stories characterising the history of Australian art.
Key works from the International Collection are included in a newly contextualised display.
The Asian Collection provides opportunities to explore key themes and influences in the arts of Asia while drawing attention to the intersecting cultural histories in the region. Read more