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Tours, talks and lectures

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QAGOMA Members enjoying their monthly In situ lunch and lecture at the GOMA Restaurant / Photograph: Chloe Callistemon

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Kohei Nawa, Japan b.1975 / PixCell-Double Deer #4 2010 / Mixed media / Purchased 2010 with funds from the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Diversity Foundation through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery / © The artist

MONTHLY LUNCH AND LECTURE SERIES

Each lunch menu is specially prepared by QAGOMA's Executive Chef, Josue Lopez.

WE CAN MAKE ANOTHER FUTURE: JAPANESE ART AFTER 1989
Thursday 27 November | 11.00am – 1.30pm
Cinema B, GOMA & GOMA Restaurant
In 1989, the Queensland Art Gallery staged ‘Japanese Ways, Western Means’, Australia’s first major museum survey of contemporary art from Japan. ‘We Can Make Another Future: Japanese Art After 1989’, presents the subsequent quarter-century of Japanese art, uniting works collected through seven Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art exhibitions and other projects. Join Reuben Keehan, Curator, Contemporary Asian Art, for an illustrated lecture providing an introduction to this new broad consideration of contemporary Japanese art.

HISTORICAL EUROPEAN AND ASIAN ART
Thursday 11 December | 11.00am – 1.30pm
QAG Lecture Theatre & GOMA Restaurant

Join Sally Foster, Assistant Curator International Art and Tarun Nagesh, Assistant Curator, Asian Art, for an introduction to the newly opened historical international and Asian art displays in QAG’s Philip Bacon Galleries (7, 8 & 9) and the Pelican Lounge. The reconfiguration brings together works from the international, Asian and Australian collections to explore art-historical narratives and contemporary critiques, as well as the long history of cultural exchange and dialogue between European and East-Asian cultures.

TRACEY MOFFATT: SPIRITED
Thursday 29 January | 11.00am – 1.30pm
GOMA Cinema & GOMA Restaurant
Join Ellie Buttrose, Assistant Curator, International Contemporary Art, for an illustrated lecture introducing ‘Tracey Moffatt: Spirited’. Showcasing Moffatt’s recent body of work, ‘Spirit Landscapes’ 2013, together with the premiere of her new video work Art calls, this project will also present a number of works personally selected by the artist from the Gallery’s Collection, each exploring a spiritual relationship with place. Art calls has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body. 

DAVID LYNCH: BETWEEN TWO WORLDS
Thursday 26 February 
11.00am – 1.30pm
GOMA Cinema & GOMA Restaurant
Join José Da Silva, Senior Curator, Australian Cinémathèque, as he provides advance insights into this exclusive QAGOMA exhibition. Opening on Saturday 14 March (with a Members preview on the Friday afternoon), ‘David Lynch: Between Two Worlds’ presents a comprehensive overview of Lynch’s unique creative vision since the late 1960s, drawing on a wide variety of his paintings, photographs and prints, accompanied by sculpture, video and sound works. The exhibition will be complemented by a resource lounge focussed on Lynch’s music and sound practice, and an integrated retrospective of his films from the past 40 years, as well as screenings of the groundbreaking television series Twin Peaks, will be held at GOMA Cinemas. 

Places are limited – book early to avoid disappointment / $40 Members / $50 Members' guests / Includes a glass of wine, a two-course lunch of main and dessert, followed by tea or coffee / Book online or call (07) 3840 7278 to RSVP by the week prior to each lunch.

Don't miss the diverse range of public programs on offer this season at QAGOMA – visit our  Programs and Events page for more information.