Take a virtual walk through the exhibition with curator Samantha Littley and hear some of the stories behind the exhibition’s featured artworks and the generous donors who have helped shape the UQ Art Collection. About the exhibition Philanthropy has played a vital role in the evolution of the UQ Art Collection, which was established through …
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What does it take to deliver a busy Art Museum program day-to-day, while also making plans two-to-three years in advance? UQ Art Museum’s Project Manager Gordon Craig lets us in on his secret to this serious juggling act and the skills to hone if you’re interested in this line of work.
Background In the 1950s, the Spinifex People or Pila Nguru were forced from their homes by a severe drought and the nuclear testing scheme that Britain embarked on at Maralinga in the remote west of South Australia, with approval from the Australian government. The Pila Nguru returned to their native lands in the 1980s to …
In the coming months, UQ Art Museum will present Looking back & moving forward?, a series of discussions and pop-up events to re-visit and ignite debate around unresolved issues surrounding historical repression, land rights, living conditions, police brutality, and racial persecution.
The first in this series is Presenting Maralinga: How are artists addressing our nuclear history?
Michele Helmrich, UQ Art Museum’s Associate Director (Curatorial) and curator of ‘The Dust Never Settles’ provides an intriguing insight into some of the exhibition’s key themes.
Michael Rayner is one of Queensland’s leading architects. Principal of Blight Rayner Architecture, he’s designed many of the State’s most renowned public buildings, and has won several international design awards.