In conversation programs, give QAGOMA 50+ visitors the opportunity to ask curators questions about current exhibitions at the Gallery.
QAGOMA 50+, the Gallery's public program for people over 50, provides a range of events for people wanting to gain knowledge through cultural and leisure activities. Programs are held regularly, exploring the Gallery's Collection and current exhibitions through special talks, lectures, courses, after-hours events and more.To make a booking to a QAGOMA 50+ event, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone (07) 3840 7144.
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‘HARVEST’ SHORT COURSE
10.30am – 1.30pm Friday 22 August | GOMA
Explore the production, consumption and symbolism of food in contemporary media in this 'Harvest' themed short course with special guests, including a food styling demonstration. Gain behind-the-scenes exhibition insights from curator Ellie Buttrose, before examining in more detail the concept of food in contemporary culture: from food publishing and photography to celebrity chef culture in reality food television.
- Ellie Buttrose, Assistant Curator, International Contemporary Art and curator of ‘Harvest’
- Christina Pagliaro, Senior Editor, Publishing Services, QAGOMA and editor of the ‘Harvest: Art, Film + Food’ publication
- Ben Williamson, Executive Chef, Gerard's Bistro
- Frances Bonner, Associate Professor, School of English, Media Studies and Art History, University of Queensland
Free, bookings required / Places are limited – book early to avoid disappointment / Email email@example.com or call (07) 3840 7144 to RSVP.
ART AFTER HOURS
The Still Life - an illustrated history
6.00pm Wednesday 10 September
Dr Andrea Bubenik, Lecturer in Art History, The University of Queensland, explores the fascinating history and significance of the still life genre using the works in ‘Harvest’ as a starting point: from the detailed 17th Century paintings of Alexander Coosemans to the contemporary photography of Brisbane-based Joachim Froese.