NEW EXHIBITIONS AND MUSIC AT Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum

NEW EXHIBITIONS AND MUSIC AT Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum

New exhibitions & music performance

NAIDOC 2019 1 June – 3 August

The Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum’s NAIDOC 20 1 9 exhibition displays art from the First Australians, and heritage works from the collection. Works by local and nationally-known First Australian artists will be on display, including Tony Albert’s photographic series 50perCENT, on loan from the Sunshine Coast Art Collection, managed by Caloundra Regional Gallery.

Maps 22 June – 4 August

This exhibition includes detailed copies of Admiralty maps, and drawings, depicting the coast line of the East Coast of Australia and Port Curtis (Gladstone) from 1 799. Also included are Surveyors’ street and locality maps from 1 853 of Calliope and Gladstone.

Maps & Music 5:30pm – 6:30pm, Thursday, 27 June 2019

This is a free public program, everyone is welcome. Light refreshments provided – RSVP by 5pm, 21 June 2019

Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra will present a performance in response to Maps. This performance is made possible with the generous support of the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation and the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.

Djamga – Messenger 22 June – 17 August

An exhibition of new works, as well as a selection of early Iino prints and paintings by Jarrod Beezley (Kabi/Bundjalang). Artworks will be accompanied by their stories, and in recognition of the importance of language to First Australian Communities, will be shown in both the artist’s Language and in English.

On the wall 22 June – 17 August

An eclectic assortment of memorabilia from the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum’s archives, featuring objects that have adorned the walls of homes and businesses in the Gladstone Region.

From 3 June until 8 June 20 1 9, due to building maintenance, entrance to the Gallery & Museum will be via the lower level door on Goondoon St. During this time, the only accessible spaces will be O’Connell Gallery displaying NAIDOC 201 9, and the atrium space.