Sat, Feb 22


Summer at the Children's Art Centre


7th December - 15th March

GOMA's much-loved Children's Art Centre is primed for a summer of colour and fun, with two free hands-on island-life experiences for the little art-lovers in your life.

Visit GOMA to explore fashion and adornment through fun hands-on and multimedia activities created by four artists from Australia and the Pacific – Grace Lillian Lee, Letila Mitchell, Maryann Talia Pau and Ranu James in Island Fashion.

Learn a simple folding technique and create your own wearable accessory in activity Get Your Weave On. Design your own digital outfit using patterns and send your outfit to the runway with the push of a button. Then create a wearable accessory – either a neckpiece or a wristband/anklet – using pattern and weaving elements.

Next up is an engaging exploration of the vitality of water. Presented as part of GOMA’s summer blockbuster exhibition Water, Below the Tide Line has been developed in collaboration with Erub Arts, Marion Gaemers and Lynnette Griffiths.

Below the Tide Line features a spectacular artwork display as well as a drawing activity and an interactive screen-based animation for children and families exploring ocean conservation issues.

Artists will create sculptures made out of ghost net, abandoned or lost ocean fishing nets, as a way to raise awareness about ocean pollution.

For some extra excitement, drop in between 11.30am and 2.00pm on selected Sundays to create a piece of coral out of ghost net. Your creation will be added to a collaborative coral bommie on display in the Children's Art Centre!

Sat, 24 Augustsee all

A Fierce Hope

A collaboration between six contemporary artists and six social enterprises.

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Fri, 13 Septembersee all

New Woman

A century of women in Brisbane art.

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Fri, 27 Septembersee all

Meet me at the Paragon

Meet me at the Paragon uncovers the stories of Greek migrants in Queensland.

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Sat, 19 Octobersee all

Jarjum Stories

A celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s books and storytelling.

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Sat, 9 Novembersee all

Anne Wallace: Strange Ways

Brisbane artist Anne Wallace’s first major survey exhibition.

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Sat, 7 Decembersee all


A blockbuster with incredible experiences to make your summer the best yet.

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Sat, 7 Decembersee all

Summer at the Children's Art Centre

Join 2 free island-life experiences for little art-lovers at GOMA!

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Fri, 20 Marchsee all

QUT Gardens Theatre 2020 Season

See the best professional touring productions from around Australia!

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