The Promise (2014) by Tony Birch
Rona Rubuntja / Pmurlpa (quondong) (from 'Bush tucker' series) 2009 / Earthenware, hand-built terracotta clay with underglaze colours and applied decoration / Purchased 2010 with funds raised through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation Appeal / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery
Undercover (Jun Takahashi) / Undercover / Autumn/Winter 2000-01 / Photograph: Takashi Hatakeyama
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 7 November
'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.
MEET THE ARTIST: FASHION ILLUSTRATOR KERRIE HESS
Sunday 18 January | 5.00pm | GOMA
Artist Kerrie Hess has worked for some of the most recognised fashion brands in the world, including Collette Dinnigan, Chanel and Louis Vuitton. As part of ‘Future Beauty’ Members are invited to an after-hours meet the artist evening. Enjoy a glass of Yarrabank Sparkling in the heart of the exhibition space as Kerrie discusses her work as an artist, partnerships with major fashion brands, and the intricacies of fashion illustration. On display will be some one-off, Japanese-inspired prints drawn by Kerrie especially for this event.
Bookings required (places are limited) / $25 Members / $35 Non-Members / Includes a glass of Yarrabank Sparkling on arrival / Book online or call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by 10 January
TALKING JAPANESE FASHION: AFTER-HOURS DISCUSSION TOUR
Wednesday 4 February | 5.00pm | GOMA
Join us for an after-hours walking tour through the exquisite ‘Future Beauty’ exhibition, with our guest host, local independent researcher, writer, lecturer and Japanese fashion aficionado Ben Byrne. Having worked as a researcher and picture editor on Bonnie English’s seminal book Japanese Fashion Designers: The Work and Influence of Issey Miyake, Yohji Yamamoto and Rei Kawakubo (2011), also our January Book Club focus, this is a not-to-be-missed event in your summer social schedule.
Bookings required / $25 Members / $35 Non-Members / Includes a glass of Yarrabank Sparkling on arrival / Book online or call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by 23 January
MEMBERS VALENTINE’S DAY RIVERSIDE BRUNCH
Saturday 14 February | 9.45–11.00am | GOMA Cafe Bistro
Start Saturday with an exquisite brunch at one of Brisbane’s best riverside dining venues on the final weekend of ‘Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion’. Enjoy Executive Chef Josue Lopez’s specially designed two-course menu with a glass of Yarrabank Sparkling, fresh juice and tea or coffee. After brunch, escape the summer heat and enjoy a film in the GOMA Cinemas, or talk a stroll through QAG and GOMA.
Bookings required / $45 Members / $60 Members' guests / Book online or call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by 29 January
VALENTINE’S DAY MEMBERS SCREENING
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Saturday 14 Feb | 11.00am | Cinema A, GOMA
35MM, COLOUR, DOLBY DIGITAL, 106 MINUTES, AUSTRALIA, ENGLISH, JAPANESE (ENGLISH SUBTITLES) / DIRECTOR: SUE BROOKS
Set against the vast Australian outback, geologist Sandy (Toni Collette) grudgingly agrees to chauffeur a potential investor from Japan (Gotaro Tsunashima) around various iron ore sites in the Pilbara. When they become stranded in remote terrain, the mismatched couple begin to navigate their cultural differences to find a common ground. A quiet, complex film about human relationships, in which the harsh beauty of the Australian outback landscape is stunningly captured by cinematographer Ian Baker.
Free, no bookings are required. Places are limited, so please arrive early to secure your seat.
‘DAVID LYNCH: BETWEEN TWO WORLDS’ VIEWING
Friday 13 March | 1.00–4.30pm | GOMA
Be one of the first to view this exclusive QAGOMA exhibition exploring the unique creative vision of David Lynch before it opens to the public. The exhibition will present a wide variety of Lynch’s painting, photographs and prints, accompanied by sculpture, video and sound works, and complimented by an integrated retrospective of his films from the past four decades at GOMA Cinemas.
A valid exhibition ticket is required for this event / Members receive discounted entry — $11 day ticket or $33 for a season pass. Cinema tickets and joint cinema/exhibition ticket options also available.
Premium Members receive unlimited entry to all ticketed QAGOMA exhibitions.