Gold Coast City Gallery


Enjoying the Cutback: Surfing Through Art 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 Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 10.00am to 5.00pm
Saturday & Sunday and public holidays 11.00am to 5.00pm

Australia Day Opening Hours

Café 11.00am – 7.00pm
Terrace Bar 11.00am-3.00pm
Box Office 11.00am-7.00pm
Gallery 11.00am-5.00pm

Entry is free (donations are warmly appreciated)

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Gayle Reichelt: The Last Fleet

Foyer Gallery February 6 - March 20, 2016

Inspired by weathered shipwrecks, The Last Fleet thematically reviews the fate of abandoned, human manufactured objects in the natural environment. In this series, nature seeks revenge in entropy by r…

Indo Pop

Indo Pop: Indonesian Art from APT7

Gallery 1 February 6 - March 20, 2016

This exhibition presents a group of artists who were a central feature of the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art's flagship 2012 exhibition, 'The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary…


Made in QLD: Ode to the souvenir

Gallery 2 February 13 - March 16, 2016

From its theme parks and golden beaches to its carefree lifestyle, Gold Coast is a tourist’s dream. And with tourism comes the souvenir—hats, snow domes, magnets, tea-towels, cups, spoons and postcard…

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Made in QLD: Ode to the souvenir - Official Opening

Gallery 2 Saturday, February 13, 2016

Join us for the official opening of Made in QLD: Ode to the souvenir. Featuring the work of local emerging and established artists Byron Coathup, Dean Cogle, Tony Dowers, Fred Luddite, Kymberley McEl…

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AFTER DARK: with Hahan & Tarun

Gallery 1 Saturday, February 27, 2016

Join us for an after-hours floor talk with exhibiting artist Uji Handoko Eko Saputro (aka Hahan) of the performance group Punkasila and Curator Tarun Nagesh of QAGOMA! DATE Saturday 27 FebruaryTIME 3…


Kids Take Over The Gallery

The Arts Centre Gold Coast Sunday, March 6, 2016

Kids Take Over The Gallery DATE Sunday 6 MarchTIME 11.00am – 2.00pm VENUE Gold Coast City Gallery - everywhere!COST FREE Swing by the Gallery for fun, inspiring, FREE drop-in kids activities! Make …



Gallery 2 Thursday, March 10, 2016

AFTER DARK: COLLECTORS SHOW n Galleries stay open until 8pm I Talks from 6pm I cash bar DATE Thurs 10 March  2016VENUE Gallery 2 A quirky panel of avid collectors including…


How To Make a Monster - the art and technology of animatronics

Gallery 1 March 25 - June 12, 2016

GET YOUR MONSTER ON at Gold Coast City Galley, The Arts Centre. Meet all kinds of movie monsters and get behind-the-scenes access to Visual Effects Academy Award Winner and Gold Coast resident John C…

Owen Leong, Mudra 2014, pigment print on archival paper. Courtesy the artist and Dianne Tanzer Gallery + Projects, Melbourne and Artereal Gallery, Sydney


Gallery 1 June 25 - August 21, 2016

The JUWS Photography Award is considered one of the most important annual surveys of contemporary Australian photographic practice. Established photographers are showcased alongside emerging, resultin…

Vipoo Srivalasa, Battle of old and new power 2012, porcelain.  Courtesy of the artist and Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

30th Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award

Gallery 1 August 27 - October 23, 2016

There has been a revival of ceramic art enthusiasts recently, with this ancient medium now surprisingly contemporary. Everywhere you look from art fairs, biennials and cutting-edge galleries around th…


Energies 2016

Gallery 2 September 17 - October 16, 2016

The ENERGIES 2016 exhibition showcases works of art by talented secondary school students from across the Gold Coast. The selected works include widely varying artistic media from painting to video i…