Option 1: First Artists: Exceptional Indigenous Art & Dining Experience

Available 6.00–10.00pm | Mon–Sun until 31 March 2024 | Subject to availability

Feel enriched and awakened with an exclusive and unique evening of Queensland's unique Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and culture at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art. Find yourself immersed in memorable connections to Australian First Nations art, music, native food, dance, culture and storytelling.

Inclusions:

After a beautiful Welcome to Country, hear from an Australian First Nations storyteller, artist and curator as they join you on a private tour of magnificent artworks.

Following the tour, enjoy an unforgettable dinner ― where art meets food ― brought to you by Koori Chef Chris Jordan Three Little Birds in collaboration with QAGOMA’s Head Chef. Chris, a passionate advocate for native Australian ingredients, will share details of the delicious dishes being enjoyed.

Our First Nations storyteller, artist and curator will dine with you, continuing the conversation around art and culture throughout the evening, accompanied by live music and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dance performances.

On departure guests receive a bespoke gift, courtesy of the QAGOMA Store and Aboriginal Art Co.

For the whole evening, the Gallery is exclusively yours.

COST: $4,199 per person, inc GST

This premium experience ensures participants enjoy a night like no other. While we do keep a surprise or two up our sleeve, the evening includes:

  • Welcome to Country
  • Private artwork tour with a First Nations storyteller, artist and curator
  • Specially curated dinner inspired by Australia’s rich Indigenous cultural heritage
  • Remarkable First Nations dinner guests
  • A bespoke gift, courtesy of the QAGOMA Store and Aboriginal Art Co.

Minimum pax 10 | Maximum 25 guests capped to ensure intimate experience, dependent on venue space and current COVID restrictions on seating arrangements | Booking & Payment required 30 days in advance.

Option 2: First Artists: Evening Indigenous Experience for Groups

Available 5.30–8.30pm | Mon–Fri until 29 March 2024 | Subject to availability

Celebrate and connect with Australian First Nations art and culture.

The evening commences with an exclusive tour of incredible artworks from QAGOMA's Indigenous Australian Art Collection and the important stories they tell.

Inclusions:

An interactive, hands-on activity follows led by a local Indigenous artist who will share traditional insights while encouraging guests to express their creativity.

The bespoke event includes inspired culinary delights from Koori Chef Chris Jordan Three Little Birds in collaboration with QAGOMA's Head Chef. Chris, a passionate advocate for native Australian ingredients, will share details of the delicious refreshments and canapes being enjoyed throughout the event.

Ideal for groups of 30 to 50 people, this experience is perfect for reconnecting teams or rewarding clients with a unique and memorable experience.

The evening runs as follows:
5.30–6.00pm | Arrival drinks & Indigenous Welcome
6.00–6.30pm | Tour of the latest Indigenous Australian Art Collection exhibition
6.30–8.30pm | Immersive creative activity accompanied by delicious canapes
8.30pm | Guests depart with fresh insights and new knowledge, along with a gift to extend their cultural journey

ONLY $590 per person, incl GST

Minimum pax: 30 | Booking & Payment required 30 days in advance

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