See selected exhibitions before they open to the public.
‘CAI GUO-QIANG: FALLING BACK TO EARTH’
1.00–5.00pm Friday 22 November | GOMA
QAGOMA Members and their guests are invited to take advantage of a special opportunity to see ‘Cai Guo- Qiang: Falling Back to Earth’ before it opens to the public.
As a special feature of the viewing, from 2.00–4.00pm Members and their guests are invited to experience a drop-in style contemporary gongfu Chinese Tea ceremony with Brisbane-based tea consultant May King Tsang in the Tea Pavilion, featuring Tie Guan Yin tea, sourced from Anxi in Cai Guo-Qiang’s home province of Fujian, China. Set within the heart of ‘Falling Back to Earth’, the Tea Pavilion is contemplative space conceived by Cai Guo-Qiang to help visitors learn about the history and significance of Chinese tea and reflect on the works on display in the exhibition.
No bookings required / Exhibition entry fee applies — Members receive discounted entry $11 or $33 for a season ticket. Purchase tickets in advance online (booking fee applies) or at the GOMA ticket desk from 1.00pm on the day.
‘CAI GUO-QIANG: FALLING BACK TO EARTH’ VIEWING AND MEMBERS CHRISTMAS PARTY
6.00–8.30pm Saturday 14 December | 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 exhibition ‘Cai Guo-Qiang: Falling Back to Earth’, we invite you to experience the enchanting sounds of traditional Chinese music, enjoy a specially themed menu prepared by Josh Lopez, QAGOMA’s Executive Chef, and refreshments by the Gallery's wine partner, Yering Station. This is 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 6 or more / Includes exhibition entry, entertainment and a two-hour food and drink package. Book online or call (07) 3840 7278.
California Design 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way
5.30–7.30pm Friday 7 February | QAG
Take advantage of a private after-hours viewing of ‘California Design’ in the final week of the exhibition just for Members and their guests. Cash bar available to purchase drinks and light refreshments.
RSVP by Friday 24 January / Free: exhibition entry fee applies for ‘California Design’; Members receive discounted entry of $11. Book Book online or call (07) 3840 7278.