[Last Days] Tomás Saraceno's Biosphere works are on display in the Long Gallery at GOMA as part of #Harvest until Sun 21 Sep. Read more on our blog

How did we install Tomás Saraceno’s Biospheres at GOMA?

[Calling Harajuku Girls of Brisbane!] GOMA is seeking a group of enthusiastic Harajuku girls to be part of the coveted opening events for Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion in Brisbane on Fri 31 Oct / Successful applicants will receive a season pass for two to the ‘Future Beauty’ exhibition & Future Beauty Up Late events valued at $470 / Think you’ve got what it takes? / Get in touch by emailing your details to info@qagoma.qld.gov.au / Don’t forget to include a photo / Applications close Tue 30 Sep / Applicants must be 18 years or older

[Unleash your pattern power] with Jemima Wyman Harlequin Hallway (Interactive requires Adobe Flash)

Explore the brightly coloured and highly patterned world of the artist and engage with different patterns, from kaleidoscopes, tessellations, camouflage and harlequin patterns, through to specially designed hands-on, multimedia and interactive activities.

[QAGOMA Instameet] Meet at the GOMA Cafe Bistro by the Brisbane River at 10AM SAT 4 OCT before being taken on a tour, including VIP access to GOMA’s roof terrace / This event is part of the state-wide Queensland Instameet event which will be attempting to beat the world record for the biggest Instameet in the world / Come along & use #thisisqueensland #qagoma to participate! / Entry to the QAGOMA Instameet is free / Register 

The Gallery today announced the establishment of a new $40,000 scholarship named in honour of Vida Lahey, one of Queensland’s most renowned painters.

The Vida Lahey Memorial Travelling Scholarship is funded through the estate of the artist’s niece, Shirley Lahey and will be offered biennially to a visual arts graduate or an art history student.

Details on our blog

Image: Vida Lahey, Australia 1882-1968; Wattle in a yellow vase c.1912-15; Oil on canvas on plywood; Gift of the Estate of Shirley Lahey through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation 2012; Collection: Queensland Art Gallery; © QAGOMA

[Sneak Peek] Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion opens at GOMA on Saturday 1 November (Tickets now on sale)

Mintdesigns (Hokuto Katsui, Nao Yagi); Autumn/Winter 2008; Gift of mintdesigns Inc.; Collection: Kyoto Costume Institute; Photograph: Taishi Hirokawa

Let the dark clouds engulf you by standing under these knotted black rubber truck inner tubes / We can see some ominous clouds moving over Brisbane… at least with our version you won’t get wet! / Currently on view at QAG

Detail: Michael Sailstorfer; Wolken (Clouds) [installation] 2010; Tyre inner tubes; Purchased 2011 with funds from Tim Fairfax, AM, through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation; Collection: QAGOMA; © The artist/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy, 2014

O is a beautiful and thought-provoking video and sound installation that considers cycles of time and movement through immersive imagery, including the surface of the moon, the interior of an abandoned house, and the landscape of central Australia, accompanied by an evocative soundtrack by Dale Berning / Currently on view at GOMA

Detail: Hiraki Sawa, Japan/United Kingdom b.1977; O [installation] 2009; Multi-channel video installation; Purchased 2010. Queensland Art Gallery Foundation; Collection: QAGOMA; © The artist