GET THOSE ENTRIES READY AND BE INSPIRED THIS WEEKEND AT THE CURATOR’S TALK

The crowd arriving at The 40th Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards 2015. Photographer: K.Price.

ENTRY FORM OUT NOW:  Submissions will soon be called for ‘The 41st Rio Tinto Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards 2016’. Get your entries together and deliver them to the Gallery & Museum between 10am -5pm, on 6, 7 or 8 October 2016.

Exciting news!  The brochure and interactive entry form is available online now: http://gragm.qld.gov.au

The 41st annual ‘Art Awards’ are supported by local industry, business and the community, and return with a lucrative prize pool of $40,000.  There are four sections of entry including: Easel Paintings, Works on Paper, Three Dimensional & Fibre Works and Digital Works.

This year’s ‘Awards’ will be judged by Director of Geelong Gallery, Mr Jason Smith, with the winners announced at the exhibition’s official opening on 15 October.

CURATOR’S TALK:  All are welcome to join the Tattersall’s Club Curator, Bernadette Hollett, for a FREE guided tour of ‘Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize’ at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum from 11am, this Saturday 17 September 2016. Discussion and questions welcome.

Displayed until 1 October, the exhibition celebrates the Tattersall’s Club’s 150th anniversary and 25 years of their national Landscape Art Prize.  Fifteen award winning works by mid and senior career artists are on tour, featuring a wide range of painting styles including traditional, contemporary, narrative, industrial and urban.

‘Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize’ is organised by Tattersall’s Club and toured by Museums & Galleries Queensland. This project is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.

The Gallery & Museum is open 10am – 5pm, Monday to Saturday.