Exhibitions 283 results

Necessary Images The Films of Robert Bresson is coming to GOMA!

This program presents a rare comprehensive retrospective of Bresson’s films, from his early comedy short Public Affairs 1934 to his haunting final treatise L’Argent 1983. It features the first Australian screening of the new digital restoration of the long-unavailable Four Nights of a Dreamer 1971, which premiered at the 2024 Cannes Film Festival. Bresson eschewed many of the medium’s traditional emotional signifiers. Early in his career, he began working exclusively with non-pro...

Noosa Concours D’Elegance is returning this July!

A prestige manufacturers display featuring some of the world’s most iconic marques will be a highlight of the event, as will the Max Hoffman exhibit, which will celebrate the famed entrepreneur and the pivotal role he played in shaping America’s automotive culture. Cars on display this year include a collection of iconic Porsche Speedsters, celebrating their 70th anniversary together with the legendary Mercedes-Benz 300SL (all part of the Hoffman display), as well as a Ferrari LM250 - ...

Titanic. The Human Story Exhibition is coming to Brisbane this July!

Travel back to 1912 through photographs, handwritten letters, wayward keepsakes, and other personal belongings telling countless stories about the fates and heroic deeds on board. Created by the Spanish company Musealia and with the contribution of Titanic historian and expert Claes-Göran Wetterholm, this experience separates fact from fiction like never before.   //   An audio guide in multiple languages will serve as your narrator, bringing every historical account ...

Iris van Herpen – Sculpting the Senses Exhibition is coming to GOMA this month!

Exclusive to Brisbane, this exhibition is an immersive sensory exploration of her practice with close to 100 garments in conversation with contemporary artworks, natural history specimens and cultural artefacts from which the designer draws inspiration. Created for the likes of Beyonce, Björk, Cate Blanchett, Lady Gaga and Tilda Swinton, van Herpen’s sculptural silhouettes stem from a deep curiosity about the universe and a highly collaborative approach to haute couture. Her unconve...

Fibres and Vessels – A Solo Exhibition by Clare Jaque Vasquez is coming to JWAC!

Vazquez grew up in both an urban environment in her younger years, and then on her Grandmother’s Country in north-west New South Wales near the mission and station where her family lived. Vasquez's work showcases unique memories and moments from being raised with three generations of Gomeroi/Kamilaroi women under one roof navigating the aftereffects of change. The 2024 Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards finalist said, “Each artwork in Fibres and Vessels ...

Alphonse Mucha – Spirit of Art Nouveau is coming to the Art Gallery of NSW this June!

Realised in close cooperation with the Mucha Foundation, Prague, Alphonse Mucha: Spirit of Art Nouveau is drawn from the Mucha Family Collection. Bringing together Mucha’s illustrations, jewellery, interior decoration, photographs and more, the exhibition reveals an artist and designer whose powerful influence remains with us today. Once hailed as ‘the greatest decorative artist in the world’, Mucha rocketed to fame with the posters he created for legendary actor and international ...

Lincoln Austin’s Groundbreaking Exhibition Comes to Judith Wright Centre!

From Monday 13th May for two weeks only, this immersive showcase promises to captivate audiences with its playful abstraction and innovative approach to artistic expression. The Art for Life Award Winner said, “I decided to use the 1993 favourite Pet Shop Boys dance floor hit of the same name as the impetus for this exhibition. I was 19 when this gem was released, and yes as the lyrics suggest ‘if people say I’m crazy, I tell ‘em that it’s true’. It will be an exhibition of ...

Mad Science is coming to GOMA this May!

From playful interpretations of mad-cap scientists through to horror and thrillers that engage with our uncertainty for the future and unease with unknown, these films consider the role cinema plays in influencing our views of scientists, scientific ethics, and the implications of research.   //   Spanning the early 1920s to contemporary cinema, these narratives engage with our sneaking suspicion that our thirst for scientific investigation may be getting out of hand. ...

Lightscape returns to dazzle Vivid Sydney with a spectacular new trail!

Reimagined for 2024, the globally renowned Lightscape phenomenon of light, colour and sound will dazzle visitors with all-new lightworks and installations by local and international artists. Tickets are now on sale for the popular immersive experience which enjoyed a sell-out season at Vivid Sydney in 2023.   //   Lightscape will light up the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney when the sun goes down, turning it into an all-ages technicolour wonderland designed to highlight the ...

mudunama kundana wandaraba jarribirri: Judy Watson Exhibition at Queensland Art Gallery

The exhibition includes 130 works, across painting, prints, sculpture, installation and video, from an artistic practice centred on truth-telling around the environment, historical government policy affecting Indigenous Australians, and institutions that collect First Nations cultural material and remains.   //   The title ‘mudunama kundana wandaraba jarribirri’, translated as ‘tomorrow the tree grows stronger’, is taken from a poem in Waanyi language by the ...