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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

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Members enjoying a wine master class. / QAGOMA Photography

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Members at a private breakfast in the GOMA Restaurant / Photograph: Brad Wagner

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Members participating in an exclusive after-hours exhibition tour from Curator Ellie Buttrose / QAGOMA Photography

FATHER'S DAY CRAFT BEER TASTING

Sunday 7 September | 4.30-6.30pm | GOMA Cafe Bistro
Spend the afternoon enjoying a flight of four brews from Stone & Wood (Northern Rivers), each paired with a delicious offering from Executive Chef Josue Lopez. One of Stone & Wood's Founders, along with Josue Lopez, will talk through each of the pairings, and with a nod to themes presented in ‘Harvest’, the hosts will expand on their food philosophies, which focus on making the most of local ingredients and working towards sustainable practices.

Bookings required / $50 Members / $70 Members' guests / Includes four courses of food-and-beer pairings / Book online or call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by 4 September

WINE-TASTING MASTERCLASS

Saturday 20 September | 4.30-6.30pm | 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 5 September

QAG COLLECTION CELEBRATION

Friday 24 October | 5.00–7.30pm |QAG
Join us for an evening celebration to mark the newly opened collection displays in the Queensland Art Gallery. Your ticket will give you access to a drink on arrival, light refreshments, entertainment, and exclusive after-hours access to the Gallery. Curators who worked on the redevelopment of these displays will be on hand during the event to answer questions and provide insights into the process.

Bookings required / $20 Members / $30 Members' guests / Cash bar available for additional refreshments / Book online or call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by 8 October

NEW MEMBER EVENING

Thursday 6 November | 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 Tuesday 21 October

WINE-TASTING MASTERCLASS

Saturday 29 November | 4.30-6.30pm | 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 5 September

'FUTURE BEAUTY' MEMBERS CHRISTMAS PARTY

Sunday 14 December | 6.00–8.30pm | GOMA
Join us for the highlight of the Members social calendar and celebrate the year that was. Set in the heart of the newly opened ‘Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion’ exhibition, we invite you to experience the unique harmonies created by a live performance from Koto and guitar duo Gen 絃 (Phill Wilson and Takako Haggarty Nishibori). Enjoy a themed menu prepared by Executive Chef Josue Lopez, and refreshments by the Gallery's wine and sparkling partner, Yering Station. This event is a Members exclusive and not to be missed!

Bookings required by Monday 9 December / $65 Members / $80 Members’ guests / $58 per head for groups of six or more / Includes exhibition entry, entertainment and a two-hour food and drink package / Book online or call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by 9 December

Premium Members receive two free tickets to the Christmas Party - read more


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, returning in November 2014 during 'Future Beauty: 30 years of Japanese Fashion'.

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.