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Gold Coast City Gallery
 

Enjoying the recent ENERGIES 2014 opening

Families, students and friends enjoying the recent ENERGIES 2014 exhibition opening.

Visit the Gold Coast City Gallery and come away feeling inspired and uplifted. We host over 20 local, national and international exhibitions each year in our three Gallery spaces, so there’s always something new and fresh to see.

Gold Coast City Gallery is one of Australia's most prominent public regional Galleries and serves over half a million residents and visitors. It houses the City’s Collection of contemporary and historical artworks documenting the character of the Gold Coast and the development of Australian art practice.

Normal trading Hours

10.00am to 5.00pm - Monday to Friday

11.00am to 5.00pm - Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays

Entry is free (donations are warmly appreciated)


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Bessie GIBSON, The brown jug c.1928, watercolour over charcoal on wove paper, Collection: Queensland Art Gallery, Gift of the Godfrey Rivers Trust 1949

Transparent: Watercolour in Queensland 1850s-1980s

Gallery 2 October 25 - December 7, 2014

Transparent explores the long and diverse history of watercolour painting in Queensland. Used by early settlers to depict the landscape, by later artists to evoke the growing city of Brisb…

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Meta- Exhibition Opening

Gallery 1 Friday, October 31, 2014

Join us for the official opening of the Meta- exhibition where the Gold Coast Queensland College of Art presents an exhibition of 12 graduating 3rd year and Honours students whose works employ a br…

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Gallery 1 November 1 - November 30, 2014

The Bachelor of Digital Media program at the Gold Coast Queensland College of Art presents an exhibition of 12 graduating 3rd year and Honours students whose works employ a broad array of processes…

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IMAGE: Ian Tremewen, Rainforest Floor w/ Ghost Gums, watercolour, Courtesy of the artist.

Ian Tremewen

Foyer Gallery November 1 - November 30, 2014

Bright, colourful and craftsmanship are three words that come to mind when viewing the work of contemporary watercolour artist Ian Tremewen. Currently residing in northern …

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AFTER DARK: QCA

Gallery 1 Thursday, November 20, 2014

Hear exhibiting artists featured in the Meta – exhibition discuss their work. These talented graduates from the Bachelor of Digital Media program come from Studio Art and Photography, and …

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Ian Tremewen, Tropicalia Blues, watercolour. Courtesy of the artist

Ian Tremewen Big Colour Watercolour Workshop

The Studio Saturday, November 22, 2014

Described as a ‘colourist’, artist Ian Tremewen’s body of work demonstrates an incredible flair for design and command of watercolours to achieve an intensity of colour not normall…

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Eric Koo, Our lucky little world 2014, acrylic, ink, crayon on paper.  Courtesy of the artist.

Gold Coast Art Prize 2014

Gallery 1 December 6, 2014 - February 8, 2015

Congratulations to the forty-four Australian artists announced as finalists for the 2014 Gold Coast Art Prize! Greg ADESRobert BENNETTSNaomi BISHOPElisabeth BODEYMos…

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Adam Rish, Shiva Constructions 1997, hand-coloured linocut. Courtesy of the artist

Misanthropology: The World Art of Adam Rish

Gallery 2 January 31 - March 15, 2015

A survey exhibition featuring four decades of work by Sydney-based artist Adam Rish who is interested in cross cultural collaboration as "world art" (like "world music") to affirm …

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IMAGE: Shaun Gladwell, The Flying Dutchman in Blue (Coogee 2) 2013, digital print on archival paper. Winner, 2014 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award

Cut-back

Gallery 1 February 22 - March 22, 2015

During the 1950s and 1960s films like Gidget (1959), The Endless Summer (1964) and Blue Hawaii (1961) starring Hollywood heartthrob Elvis Presley popularised Surf Culture…

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Image: Simone Rosenbauer, Like ice in the sunshine #04 (detail) 2014, Free
archival pigment print. Collection: Gold Coast City Gallery

2015 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award

Gallery 1 March 28 - May 10, 2015

The Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award is one of the most important annual surveys of contemporary Australian photographic practice. Established photographers are showcase…

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Michael Cook, Undiscovered #4 2010, Inkjet print on Hahnemuhle paper. Courtesy of Andrew Baker Art Dealer & Dianne Tanzer Gallery + Projects

East Coast Encounter

Gallery 2 April 25 - June 7, 2015

East Coast Encounter explores the phenomenon of first contact from the time of Cook’s mapping of the east coast of Australia, and how these encounters resonate with Indigenous and non-Indi…

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Marra! (catch it!), Kumpaya Gigirba and Ngamaru Bidu 2010. Photo: Gabrielle Sullivan

We Don’t Need A Map: A Martu Experience of the Western Desert

Gallery 1 September 12 - November 1, 2015

We Don't Need A Map brings the desert to the city to celebrate the lively and enduring culture of the Martu – the traditional owners of a vast area of WA’s Western Desert. This rem…

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Jordan Swan, Identity 2014 (detail), digital print on paper. Courtesy of the artist

Energies 2015

Gallery 2 September 19 - October 18, 2015

The ENERGIES 2015 exhibition showcases works of art by talented secondary school students from across the Gold Coast. The selected works include widely varying artistic media from …

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