NEW EXHIBITIONS AND CHILDREN’S WORKSHOPS

NEW EXHIBITIONS AND CHILDREN’S WORKSHOPS

All are welcome to join Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett and special guests at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum from 6pm, Friday, 1 2 April 20 1 9, for the official launch of three new exhibitions: Australien Future – tales of migration, Intercity Images 2019 and Submerged: Stories of Australia’s Shipwrecks.

Free bird making workshops are available for children, facilitated by artist Deb Mostert.

Children’s Workshops:

10:30am -12pm, Thursday, I I April: (5 – I I years)

10:30am -12pm, Friday, 12April: (12 – 1 7years)

Australien Future – tales of migration – 13 April – 25 May

An exhibition of paintings, film footage and sculptural installation examining migration by artist Deb Mostert. Imagery is drawn from her family’s migration in the 1950s, overlaid with the migration stories of our shorebirds. This exhibition is supported with funding by Arts Queensland – Queensland Arts Showcase Program.

Intercity Images 2019 – 13 April – 25 May

Photographers of the Gladstone Region have captured the spirit of Central Queensland’s lifestyle, people and environment for the annual photographic exchange between the Sister Cities of Gladstone Region and Saiki City, Japan.

Intercity Images 2019 is a display of all eligible Gladstone Region entries.

A Gladstone Saiki Sister City Advisory Committee initiative, supported by Gladstone Regional Council.

Submerged: Stories of Australia’s Shipwrecks

30 March – 4 May

Submerged is presented by the Australian National Maritime

Museum and the Australian Maritime Museums Council membership, and is the result of a national project with workshops held across the country to develop the exhibition and to source shipwreck stories. 68 shipwreck stories were nominated by 46 maritime museums and heritage institutions from around Australia with 14 of the most compelling stories selected to feature in the exhibition.

This exhibition is supported by Visions of Australia, a Government program aiming to improve access to cultural material with a particular focus on regional and remote Australia.

GRAGM is partnering with the Gladstone Maritime Museum to showcase maritime treasures from our region.

RSVP to the Gallery & Museum for the official launch and workshops by 5pm, Wednesday, 10 April 2019 by phoning 4976 6766 or emailing gragm@gladstone.qld.gov.au.