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ENERGIES 2015: Art Immersion Day

Gallery 2 Friday, October 16, 2015

Gold Coast City Gallery invites all year 11 and 12 Gold Coast high school students selected for this exhibition to attend a special ART IMMERSION DAY DATE Fri 16 OctoberTIME 9:00am – 4:00pm VENUE Ga…


City of Gold Coast Open House

Off Site Saturday, October 17, 2015

On Saturday 17 October 2015, the Gold Coast city will host the inaugural Open House, unlocking the doors of quirky, interesting and significant buildings and inviting Gold Coasters to take a behind-th…


2016 Education Program Launch

Panorama Suite Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Be the first to witness the unveiling of the 2016 Education Program! Join The Arts Centre staff and guest speakers for a catered afternoon, including the first look at what's on offer for you and you…


AFTER DARK: Graham Burstow

Gallery 2 Thursday, October 22, 2015

AFTER stay open until 8pm I Talks from 5pm I Cash bar DATE Thu 22 OctoberTIME 5pmVENUE Gallery 2FREE event - all welcome  Author-illustrator Narelle Oliver in conve…

Graham Burstow, Surfers Paradise, c1960s

Flesh: The Gold Coast in the 1960s, 70s and 80s

Gallery 2 October 23 - December 6, 2015

Experience Gold Coast beach culture from the 60s, 70s and 80s immortalised by acclaimed photographer Graham Burstow. During the 60s, 70s and 80s the region boomed as tourists and locals alike flocked …


Steve Tyerman: Ebb & Flow

Foyer Gallery October 31 - November 29, 2015

“The ‘landscape’ has always been central to my art”, says Tyerman, “for whatever reason I’ve continually felt compelled to artistically respond to and interpret my most familiar and immediate surround…

Jason Haggerty: Work in Progress


Gallery 1 November 7 - November 29, 2015

Espial showcases the work of Studio Art Major and Honours graduates from the Bachelor of Digital Media at the Gold Coast Queensland College of Art under the tutorship of Dr Laini Burton. In the true s…



Gallery 2 Friday, November 13, 2015

How do we reconcile between the Gold Coast as a place of great development and change, and one that also understands and creatively engages with its history? Taking Graham Burstow’s images that docum…



Gallery 2 Saturday, November 14, 2015

WRITING COMPETITIONWriters Activation in partnership with Gold Coast City Gallery, invites you to respond in written form to a photograph by Graham Burstow in the exhibition Flesh: The Gold Coast in t…


Gold Coast Art Prize 2015

Gallery 1 December 5, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Gold Coast City Gallery is pleased to host the Gold Coast Art Prize 2015. Now in its 47th year, the popular award provides an opportunity to showcase excellent contemporary art practice from across Au…


Gayle Reichelt: The Last Fleet

Foyer Gallery February 6 - March 27, 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…


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…