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Gold Coast City Gallery
 

Saltwater saturday program_Photo Jo-Anne Driess

Recent family Saturdays in the Gallery as part of our Saltwater Country exhibition.  Photo:  Jo-Anne Driessens

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.

Opening Hours

 

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

29th Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award

Gallery 1 September 6 - October 26, 2014

The Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award attracts a diverse range of high quality entries, allowing audiences to experience contemporary ceramic art practices from around the …

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 ‘Circle of Friendship’ 2014, made by participants of Nerang Community Respite Care  ‘Adults with a disability’ program.

‘Hands of Hope’ by Nerang Community Respite Care Association

Foyer Gallery September 6 - October 26, 2014

Hands of Hope is a project showcasing the deeply personal stories and challenges that can be faced by people with disabilities. It aims to raise awareness, acceptance and encourage creativ…

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Image: Jordan Swan, Identity 2014. Digital print on paper.  Courtesy of the artist.

Energies 2014

Gallery 2 September 20 - October 19, 2014

ENERGIES is a must-see exhibition, showcasing works of art by talented secondary school students from across the Gold Coast. The selected works include widely varying artistic medi…

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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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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, A trip through the rainforest, watercolour with handmade paper by Tremewen and Karen Davidson. 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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Image:  Darren Wardle, Head Case Study 7 2013, oil, synthetic polymer paint on linen canvas. Winner Gold Coast Art Prize 2013

Gold Coast Art Prize 2014

Gallery 1 December 6, 2014 - February 8, 2015

Entry forms are now available for our popular Gold Coast Art Prize. Now in its 46th year, the Gold Coast Art Prize provides an opportunity to showcase excellent contempora…

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Russell DRYSDALE, Soldier 1942, oil on hardboard, Collection Australian War Memorial.

Reality in flames: modern Australian art and the Second World War

Gallery 2 December 13, 2014 - January 26, 2015

Drawing on the Australian War Memorial’s extensive collection, Reality in Flames is the first exhibition dedicated exclusively to exploring how Australian artists responded and comprehende…

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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

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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