As UQ Art Museum prepares to celebrate its 40th anniversary, we asked Director Dr Campbell Gray for his thoughts on the institution’s longevity, the exhibition planned to mark the occasion and showcase the breadth of the University’s significant Art Collection, and what we can expect of the UQ Art Museum in the future. Q: Are …
As an Industry Placement Bursary recipient working at UQ Art Museum, Sarah Bradley helped formulate a critical element of ephemeral traces: Brisbane’s artist-run scene in the 1980s – the timeline.
“We have an opportunity to be the most creative learning environment on the planet. In a university environment everyone is interested in knowing ‘why’ – it can test and stimulate learning and cause us to think deeply – it’s all possible here.”
– Dr Campbell Gray, Director, UQ Art Museum
UQ Arts/Laws student Olivia Back has volunteered with UQ Art Museum since 2014. Working closely with UQ Art Museum’s Senior Registrar Kath Kerswell, Olivia has managed to find a place in the Art Museum where her passion for art and the law meet.
We talked to UQ Art History students and Art Museum volunteers Alice-Anne Psaltis and Nicholas Smith about their experience and perspective in the Public Program department of UQ Art Museum.
For Professor Ross Barnard, Director of UQ’s Biotechnology Program, art has been a lifelong interest. We chatted to him about his recollections of UQ Art Museum over the years and why he and his wife Bing have joined the Art Museum’s community of donors.
This month, we caught up with Dr Naomi Stead, Associate Professor, School of Architecture, UQ and one of the three-member Creative Consortium behind ‘Hung out to dry: Space, memory and domestic laundry practices’.
Education is at the heart of all of UQ Art Museum’s programs and making visual art part of student learning is an important and ongoing goal. To go some way towards achieving this goal, we recognised that students needed a space where they could access and study artwork.