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After-hours events

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Josue Lopez, QAGOMA’s Executive Chef and Members, enjoying an after-hours degustation event / QAGOMA Photography

FINAL WEDNESDAY NIGHT VIEWING
TEA AND DESSERT PACKAGE

Wednesday 7 May | 4.00–7.30pm | GOMA Restaurant
At the final Wednesday night viewing of ‘Falling Back to Earth’, choose to start your evening with a journey of the senses with six-courses of paired tea and desserts in the GOMA Restaurant. Executive Chef Josue Lopez and tea consultant May King Tsang will guide you through their carefully crafted menu and talk you through each course as it is served. After your fill of these tantalising offerings, head into the exhibition and explore at your own pace until 7.30pm.

Bookings required / $65 Members / $75 Non-Members / Includes exhibition entry, six courses of dessert and tea pairings and a take home booklet with information on the historical and cultural significance of Chinese tea ceremony and how it relates to the exhibition / Book online or call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by Tuesday 29 April.

‘CAI GUO-QIANG: FALLING BACK TO EARTH’ DESSERT AND TEA DEGUSTATION

Saturday 22 March | 4.00–6.00pm | GOMA Restaurant
Join Executive Chef Josue Lopez and tea consultant May King Tsang on a journey of the senses at this five-course tea and dessert degustation event. Hear how the two worked together to develop their perfectly matched menu, and learn about the historical and cultural significance of Chinese tea ceremony.

Bookings required / $60 Members / $75 Members’ guests / Includes five courses of dessert and tea pairings and a take home booklet of tasting notes / Book online or call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by 12 March.

‘CAI GUO-QIANG: FALLING BACK TO EARTH’ DRAWING WORKSHOP WITH SAM CRANSTOUN

Wednesday 9 & Saturday 12 April | 4.30–7.00pm | GOMA
Discover ‘Falling Back to Earth’ from a new perspective though these after-hours drawing workshops with Brisbane-based emerging artist and Archibald Prize finalist (2007 and 2009), Sam Cranstoun. Join the artist for a short talk to introduce his own practice before he leads a drawing class in the heart of the exhibition. No experience required, all materials provided.

Bookings required / $60 Members / $75 Members’ guests / Includes materials, refreshments and exhibition entry / Book online or call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by 28 March

‘CAI GUO-QIANG: FALLING BACK TO EARTH’ LAST CHANCE VIEWING

Friday 9 May | 5.30–7.30pm | GOMA
Take advantage of a private after-hours viewing of ‘Falling Back to Earth’ in the final week of the exhibition just for Members and their guests. Cash bar available for drinks and light refreshments.

Bookings required / Free: exhibition entry fee applies for ‘Falling Back to Earth’; Members receive discounted entry of $11. Book online or call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by 17 April

WINE-TASTING MASTERCLASS

Saturday 31 May | 4.00–6.00pm | GOMA Restaurant
Enjoy a relaxed afternoon appreciating the art of matching food and wine as you are guided through six pairings inspired by the seasonal GOMA Restaurant menu. Hear more about the winemaking process and learn some of the secrets of good food from Executive Chef Josue Lopez.

Bookings required / $60 Members / $75 Members’ guests / Includes six courses of food and wine pairings and a take-home booklet of wine-tasting notes. Book online or call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by 9 May

NEW MEMBER EVENING

Wednesday 28 May | 5.00–6.00pm | Members Lounge, QAG
Meet other new Members while enjoying light refreshments in the QAG Members Lounge, before hearing how to make the most of your membership.

Bookings required / $10 Members / $15 Members’ guests (includes a drink on arrival and light refreshments). Book online or call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by Friday 16 May

If you enjoy after-hours events at the Gallery, you may also be interested in finding out more about QAGOMA’s popular evening series, Up Late and GOMA Talks

QAGOMA 50+, the Gallery's public program for people over 50, also provides a range of events for people wanting to gain knowledge through cultural and leisure activities. Programs are held regularly including an after-hours series. Find out more on our Programs & Events pages.