RESCHEDULED Great Art Debate: Classical Vs Contemporary

7.00PM Sun 13 Jun 2021
GOMA | Cinema A | None

Due to unforeseen circumstances we’ve had to move the European Masterpieces: Great Art Debate to 7.00pm, Sunday 15 August 2021.

Simply bring your current ticket along to the event, on this new date, and we will honour it.  Of course, if you are not available to attend on Sunday 15 August, you can arrange a refund through our ticketing provider - QTIX.  Call 136 246 between 9am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday or email

Which art is superior – classical or contemporary? Two art historians compete in an art battle royale!

Hear from Mary McGillivray and Dr Louise R Mayhew as they debate what most floats your boat: the technical skills of the old masters, or the change making brilliance of contemporary artists. Hosted by Aimon Clark (Not On Your Rider and Isolation Trivia).

Why not make a night of it? ‘European Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York’ is open for viewing until 7.00pm.

Bookings essential. Tickets: $18 General admission, $16 QAGOMA Members (Valid QAGOMA Member or Foundation Card required). Please note exhibition access is not included in this event. A valid ‘European Masterpieces’ ticket is required to visit the exhibition.

This exhibition was organised by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York in collaboration with Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art and Art Exhibitions Australia.