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Warhol Summer Leisure Escapes

Mao Tse Tung

Andy Warhol
Mao Tse-Tung 1972
Colour screenprint
4 of 10 sheets: 91.6 x 91.6cm (each)
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

Warhol Summer Leisure Escapes

This summer Queensland’s cultural capital is Australia’s ‘must-visit’ destination for the discerning traveller and arts lover. Brisbane’s magnificent Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) will host the exclusive showing of the ‘Andy Warhol’ exhibition from 8 December 2007 to 13 April 2008.

With more than 300 paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, photographs, films, videos and installations, the exhibition is Australia’s first major retrospective of the figurehead of Pop art. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition organised by the Queensland Art Gallery in partnership with The Andy Warhol Museum, one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.

The Queensland Art Gallery and selected Accor Hotels are offering Warhol Summer Leisure Escapes — accommodation and ticket packages starting at $179 for two people.

The Warhol Summer Leisure Escapes package includes:

  • accommodation at Brisbane’s Sofitel, Novotel, Ibis or Mercure hotels
  • breakfast for two
  • taxi voucher
  • two tickets to the exhibition
  • 10 per cent discount in the Warhol Supermarket, where you’ll find every item of Warhol merchandise you could wish for!
  • and VIP use of GoMA’s luxurious Members Lounge.


Terms and Conditions
Rates are subject to availability at the time of booking.
Maximum of two gallery tickets per room.
The taxi voucher is for $10, only one voucher applicable per room.
This package is not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Your choice of accommodation

Sofitel Brisbane is the city’s iconic 5 star hotel with a perfect CBD location directly above central station. Enjoy luxurious accommodation featuring French amenities, LCD TV and complimentary newspaper, a day spa, outdoor pool, gymnasium (level 30) and newly refurbished Thyme² Restaurant and Cuvee Lounge Bar.

Novotel Brisbane is within walking distance of the city centre and shopping precinct, with spacious rooms offering views across the city. The 4.5 star hotel features Cilantros Restaurant, Spring Bar, cafe, pool, spa, gym, sauna and undercover parking.

Mercure Hotel Brisbane is in the heart of the city, with spectacular views of the river, Southbank Parklands and Brisbane’s cultural precinct. The four star hotel features 194 contemporary styled rooms — some offering views over the river, an outdoor swimming pool, and newly refurbished Quays Restaurant and Bar.

Hotel Ibis Brisbane is conveniently located in the city centre. The hotel has recently completed a major refurbishment and features 218 spacious rooms offering a contemporary decor, restaurant and bar. Guests also have access to the newly refurbished restaurant and bar at the neighbouring Mercure Hotel.

Travelling to Brisbane

The Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) and the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) at South Bank are situated on the south bank of the Brisbane River opposite the city centre, approximately 25 minutes drive from Brisbane Airport.

Fly with Qantas, the ‘Andy Warhol’ exhibition’s preferred airline, or travel by rail with Traveltrain.

Getting to the Gallery

For vehicle and public transport information, visit the Gallery website.

Experience Brisbane

While in Brisbane explore everything this great city has to offer — shopping, dining, urban adventure, culture, the arts and entertainment for the whole family. To help make the most of your time in Brisbane, visit Experience Brisbane.