QLD Tourism welcomes Art galleries
Housed in a landmark heritage building the Cairns Regional Gallery is the region's premier destination for exhibitions featuring historical and contemporary art by leading regional, national and international artists. The Gallery also presents exhibitions highlighting key works and themes from the permanent collection that focus on the unique cultural heritage of Far North Queensland.
Throughout the year the Gallery presents a range of creative learning programs for audiences of diverse ages and backgrounds including art classes, talks and events that relate to exhibitions and the permanent collection.
To compliment your trip to the Gallery relax at Perrotta's, the Gallery's street front café and enjoy browsing through the Gallery Shop – a great destination for purchasing unique art, craft, and design objects .
The Gallery Shop is a unique retail experience that focuses on products from Far North Queensland, the wider region, state and nationwide artists and designers.
A boutique showcasing Australian creativity and quality. The Gallery shop features an exclusive range of exquisite products including original prints, books, toys, jewellery, home wares, giftware and cards as well as exclusive items to reflect the gallery program and compliment your visit to the Cairns Regional Gallery.
We look forward to seeing you soon!
Logan City Council opened Logan Art Gallery in 1995 as a community based initiative which celebrates Logan and Queensland artists and provides a dynamic program for residents and visitors who enjoy the visual arts.
Exhibitions change approximately every six weeks and the program seeks to explore the diversity of art making in Australia. Priority is given to Logan artists' work.
As part of the Queensland network of regional galleries, the Logan Art Gallery shows a mix of touring exhibitions, local artists' work, visiting artists and permanent collections.
Artspace Mackay is a regional art gallery operated by Mackay Regional Council which provides the community and its visitors with access to a wide range of cultural services including:
- An ever-changing program of international standard touring and curated exhibitions of visual arts and social history
- Access to the Mackay Regional Council Collection of artists' books and prints through the Tate Adams Reading Room, with presentations, displays and exhibitions
- Public and educational programs including art classes, workshops, masterclasses, lectures, seminars, performances, presentations, guided tours and events
- A multi-purpose functions venue for meetings. seminars, functions and events
The Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery is the caretaker of the Bundaberg Regional Council Collection on behalf of the community of Bundaberg and the Bundaberg Regional Council. The Arts Gallery's role is to develop preservation and conservation plans and practices to ensure the future protection of this Collection and to make it accessible to the Bundaberg and district community through exhibitions and public display.
The Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery's permanent collection is comprised of four sub-collections which amount to over 400 works across all art forms. The Collection sub-sections include: The Dr Egmont Schmidt Memorial Collection, The Bundaberg Regional Council Corporate Collection ( which now includes the former Burnett, Isis and Kolan collections), The Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery Collection and the Bundaberg Public Art Collection.
The Slab Hut is a unique art and craft venue located in the picturesque Samford Village, just north of Brisbane.
This distinctive reproduction of a traditional slab hut is the home of the non-profit Samford Art and Craft Association Inc.
The Slab Hut sits in a garden setting and features local timbers and recycled corrugated iron.You will see a wide range of
exciting & individual works of art and craft which reflect the diversity of the members, who are there to offer a personalized service.
Milani Gallery specialises in contemporary Australian art with a focus on supporting Queensland artists. Experimental Queensland artists such as Ross Manning and Sandra Selig are represented by the gallery, along with senior Australian painters including Richard Bell, Gordon Bennett, Gareth Samson and Jon Cattapan. The gallery has been operating in its current form since 2007.
Opened in 2003, Redland Art Gallery is a vibrant award winning regional gallery showcasing innovative and culturally diverse exhibitions. Redland Art Gallery features six exhibition spaces over two locations at Cleveland and Capalaba.
The gallery’s policy is to present a balanced and varied exhibition program of innovative and traditional works that provide opportunities for residents and visitors to engage with the visual arts, craft and design and support representation of the Redlands diverse culture and heritage.
The Ryan Renshaw Gallery in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley, is an intimate art gallery. It may not be right on the main street, but then it doesn't need to be. It showcases some of the finest Australian and New Zealand Contemporary artists.
It really is worth going out of your way to find them.
Established in 2004, the Woolloongabba Art Gallery has quickly become one of Queensland’s leading galleries, dedicated to the exhibition and sale of quality contemporary art. Representing a stylistically varied selection of local and Australasian art by established and emerging artists, Woolloongabba Art Gallery’s regular exhibition program is complemented with substantial stockroom holdings of works by represented artists. With an ethos stepped in cultural appreciation, the gallery sources its indigenous exhibitions through 100% owned and operated art centres.
The Jan Murphy Gallery celebrated its 15th year of operation in March 2010. In that period it has taken its place as a leading Brisbane gallery, dedicated to the exhibition and sale of contemporary art of the highest calibre. Situated in the heart of Brisbane's gallery precinct, its three exhibition spaces are heralded by the large gallery windows facing Brunswick Street, themselves local landmarks that delight passing pedestrians and motorists as they showcase the regularly changing exhibitions.
The gallery represents a stylistically varied selection of local and interstate Australian art by established and emerging artists. Gallery director Jan Murphy, a member of the Australian Commercial Galleries Association with formal qualifications in art history, is well placed to offer specialist advice on all aspects of the establishment and maintenance of an interesting and rewarding art collection.
The exhibition program is complemented with substantial stockroom holdings of early and current works by represented artists. In addition, the gallery provides an art consultancy service for both individual and corporate clients. Services include valuations of contemporary and early Australian art, auction and dealer representation for the purchase or resale of works, the negotiation of commissions, and liaison with interior design and architectural professionals.
The gallery is also happy to arrange on-site consultations to assist with the best selection and placement of works, and to advise on framing, restoration and conservation of artworks.
Edwina Corlette Gallery is committed to the long–term promotion of both emerging and established Australian and international artists. The gallery brings to Brisbane a fresh look at the contemporary art scene, through its annual programme of curated solo and group exhibitions.
Located on Brunswick Street in New Farm in the heart of Brisbane's thriving arts' precinct, the gallery represents artists from across a broad range of media, including painting, photography, sculpture, installation and digital arts.
Gallery director Edwina Corlette, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Sydney University before completing post-graduate studies in Munich and Tokyo, has had several years of commercial gallery experience in Brisbane.
The gallery welcomes the opportunity to provide on-site consultation to corporate and private clients, regarding the acquisition of artworks and the establishment of a well-rounded collection.
Original paintings, sculptures, and glass and pottery works by established and new artists. Exhibition and visitor information. Located in Brisbane.
Established in 1992 at Manly, a bayside suburb of Brisbane, The Manly Gallery deals in original paintings, sculpture, glass and ceramics produced by artists living and working in Queensland.
We represent Adam Bogusz, Bruce Buchanan, Christine Reilly, Denise Murray, Marc Kalifa, Frances Luke, Michael Cawdrey, Trevor Platt, Graham W. Smith, Pam Walpole and other Queensland professional artists.
The Gallery is located in picturesque Manly Harbour Village on Moreton Bay, twenty-five minutes drive from the Brisbane G.P.O and accessible by train. It is situated on ground level with car parking in front, overlooking the boat harbour and adjacent to the popular restaurant area.
Affordable, professional art gallery for hire by artists or art groups. Rent in weekly blocks. Over 80 meters of wall space available in three rooms, one very large, and two smaller rooms. Fitted with a professional hanging system, lighting, airconditioning, easy parking, kitchen and bathroom facilities. Many dozens of artists have had successful shows right here with us. You cannot imagine how beneficial it is to your art practice, to organize and have a show of your work. See our website for more details.
Visit Mossman Gorge and experience the Daintree World Heritage Rainforest with pristine waterfalls, mountains and vivid flora and fauna, all the while getting lost in its enchanting stories and rich Indigenous heritage.
Begin your trip by paying a visit to the Mossman Gorge Centre. Peruse the Indigenous art work, enjoy a light refreshment at Mai café and book yourself onto one of the award-winning Ngadiku Dreamtime Walks, The walks are conducted by the traditional owners of the Gorge, the Kuku Yalanji people. Be taken on a journey steeped in heritage as you uncover their ancient culture and traditions.
After a visit to the Centre, an eco-friendly shuttle bus will transport you into the heart of the Gorge where the adventure begins through this unique wilderness. Whether at your own pace on one of the self guided walks through the National Park or with an expert local indigenous guide on the Dreamtime Walks the Gorge is guaranteed to leave you enthused and inspired.
Murdering Point Winery is unique in every sense; the name, the unmatched range of exotic tropical wines, the location and the passion that drives the owners to accept only the best as demonstrated by the awards won annually, through the use of traditional wine making methods and modern technology.
In addition to the tropical fruit wines such as lychee, mango, jaboticaba, and passionfruit, Murdering Point produces wines of outstanding quality from Australian Bush Tucker fruits such as the Davidson Plum, and the native berry, Lemon Aspen. The Winery is also home to \\\\"The Point\\\\" port and the heavenly \\\\"White Devil\\\\" port, and the \\\\"Black Devil\\\\", a unique blend of black sapote and cognac, Mocha Cream and Choc Mint Cream.
Murdering Point Winery is open seven days from 9.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Visitors are invited to enjoy free tastings and to learn the history of the region in the unpretentious surroundings of the cellar door and tropical landscaped gardens.
Be taken on a journey steeped in heritage, ancient culture and traditions.
A "must do" for every visitor to Mossman Gorge are the Indigenous guided Dreamtime Walks, conducted by the local Indigenous people. Ngadiku (Nar-di-gul) meaning stories and legends from a long time ago in local Kuku Yalanji language, takes visitors on a journey along private, easy graded tracks, visiting special places and culturally significant sites, past traditional bark shelters and over meandering cool rainforest streams.
Pandanus Gallery is nationally and internationally recognised as showcasing a unique range of high quality Aboriginal and Torres Straits Art from across most of the Australian continent.
They specialise in: superb works on canvas both extremely large in size to small collectable gems, many by Australia's 50 top artists; a small but superb collection of vintage bark painting by significant known artists; a large range of limited edition lithographs, screenprints, etchings and other works on paper; unique vintage and antique Aboriginal artifacts, sculptures and jewellery.
Their curatorial policy is to present works by Aboriginal artists committed to the genuine communication of their ancient culture through art. The work mostly comes from Aboriginal owned Art Co-Operatives.
Pandanus Gallery stock over 800 catalogued artworks from over 300 artists for investors, collectors or those interested in this iconic style.
Skybury's Australian Coffee Centre is a dedicated award winning visitor centre overlooking the Skybury Coffee Estate, Australia's oldest and most successful coffee plantation. Perched on the peak of the Great Dividing Range, in Australia's premier coffee growing region, the stunning timber building enjoys spectacular views over the surrounding countryside. With extensive open decks cooled by natural breezes throughout the year and surrounded by extensive native gardens, this is the place to taste, tour and take home Australia's purest coffee.
The Australian Coffee Centre also represents the very best of Australian craftsmanship, with extensive use of Australian timbers. The Australian coffee Centre has a fully licensed cafe and bar, with meals served throughout the day.
The centre has seating capacity for over 100 people. They also have a wonderful range of gifts, where visitors can indulge their passion for all things coffee. Visitors can also purchase freshly roasted coffee and 'roast and post' service is also offered.
Discover why the Australian Coffee Centre was voted the best new tourism development at the 2006 Tropical North Queensland Tourism Awards.
Cairns Cultural Place After much anticipation and excitement the Cultural Place Is now open. Having opened its doors in Mid October 2012. This is an amazing opportunity for the public to experience many aspects of the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait culture. The Cultural Place has a Restaurant and Dining area with a performance area it can seat in excess of 150 people. The perfomances of dance and song show case the Torres Strait traditions.
The Dinner and Dance Show menu is quite extensive and features a three coarse menu with dishes such as Bush Pepper Marinated Sirloin Steak, Banana leaf and lemon wrapped Barramundi and Lemon Murtle Seasoned Kangaroo Kebabs. The cost for the Dinner and Dance Show is $69 for Adults and $34 for Children under 14.
These magical award-winning Aboriginal tours with Nugal-warra Elder, Wilfred (Willie) Gordon, are now listed as One of Australia’s Ultimate Must-Do Experiences.
Willie, the traditional story-keeper of the Nugal-warra clan, takes guests to his ancestral rock art sites at Wangaar-Wuri, high in the hills above Hope Vale, outside Cooktown. Here he shares the stories behind the art, and explains how the cave paintings speak of the essence of life and the lores of his people.
With his great smile and infectious laugh, Willie gives an amazing insight into Aboriginal culture and society, and shows how we all have a spiritual place, wherever we come from.
Follow in the footsteps of the prehistoric creatures that once roamed this ancient land. Australia's Dinosaur Trail encompasses the towns of Richmond, Hughenden and Winton which all have their own unique dinosaur stories to tell.
In Richmond, visit Kronosaurus Korner Fossil Centre which is primarily dedicated to displaying marine reptiles. However, Kronosaurus Korner is also home to Australia's best preserved dinosaur skeleton. After visiting Kronosaurus Korner you may like to try your hand at finding your very own fossil.
North of Hughenden is the next stop at the Porcupine Gorge National Park. See 500 million years of layers of rock formations in this deep gorge system, known as the Australia's 'Little Grand Canyon'. Next up is the Flinders Discovery Centre in Hughenden. Meet Hughie a skeletal Muttaburrasaurus, surrounded by a large fossil and gem display.
The Tony Gould Gallery offers an insight into Brisbane's theatrical history, providing entertaining, theatrically-designed exhibitions curated by the Queensland Performing Arts Centre Museum. The Gallery is located at the Performing Arts Centre, (access via the Cremorne Theatre entrance) within easy walking distance to Queensland Art Gallery and Museum, State Library of Queensland and South Bank Parklands. Backstage and special interest tours are available by prior arrangement for interested groups.
The Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery displays quality exhibitions of both national and local importance, as well as fostering a strong program of regional artist exhibitions and displays that are relevant to the history and character of the Granite Belt region. The gallery's 40 day exhibition program also include those specially curated from the Shire's wide-ranging permanent collection of traditional and contemporary paintings, works on paper, ceramics, sculpture and fibre artworks. This strong collection of noted artist's works, are sourced from acquisitions made during the biennial Stanthorpe Arts Festival. The next festival held in February 2010, will mark its 36th year, with acquisitions and prize money amounting to AUD20,000. Quality national touring exhibitions encompass displays varying from contemporary jewellery, ceramics, and noted Australian artists' displays, to talented youth artists' works. The art gallery also encourages the presentation of established artist exhibitions from outside the region or state.
Be ready to be awed by what awaits you on this walk in Carnarvon Gorge National Park, as The Art Gallery contains some of the finest Aboriginal rock art in Australia. Just 5.6 kilometres from the trailhead, at the junction of Kamoloo Creek, a signposted access track leaves the main walking trail upstream of crossing number 10, providing a gentle climb to the escarpment base where the site is located. Boardwalks, interpretive signs and seating facilities provide optimum conditions for visitors to appreciate this diverse range of Aboriginal artwork without endangering it. This extensive gallery contains more than 600 stencils and 1300 engravings. Aboriginal rock art on the sandstone overhangs is a fragile reminder of the Aboriginal people who used the gorge for thousands of years for ceremonies and rituals.
Queensland's premier visual arts institution, the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), connects people and art through a dynamic program of Australian and international exhibitions that showcase works from a diverse range of historical and contemporary artists. Enriching the cultural life of Brisbane, these two vibrant and accessible galleries, the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) and the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), offer distinct, yet complementary experiences. QAGOMA's highly acclaimed Children's Art Centre presents engaging and interactive exhibitions and events for visitors of all ages and the cinemas at GOMA features films by influential and popular film makers and artists. The Gallery's cafes and restaurant have options to suit every visit - from breakfast by the river to elegant contemporary dining. The QAGOMA Store features a broad selection of books on art and design, including QAGOMA publications; jewellery, design objects and art merchandise.
The Caloundra Regional Gallery's mission is to showcase the local visual arts through Gallery curated shows, touring exhibitions, and provide learning opportunities for the economic, cultural and social enhancement of their community. The Gallery is a permanent regional art gallery in which the facility and programs centre on excellence in visual arts practice with a strong educational focus. The Gallery is located in the converted 1970s former library building, Felicity House, Caloundra. The building is part of a civic and cultural precinct located in central Caloundra near the Caloundra Civic Cultural Centre, the Council Administration Building and the Caloundra City Library.
Established in 1938, Toowoomba has the oldest public art gallery in regional Queensland. The new gallery opened in 1994 and is owned and maintained by Toowoomba Regional Council. The Gallery is the permanent home to the Lionel Lindsay Art Gallery and Library. Assembled by Toowoomba resident, the late Mr William Bolton MBE, this collection features over 400 significant Australian artworks by such artists as Lionel, Daryl and Ruby Lindsay, Phillips Fox, McCubbin and more. The Library comprises rare books and manuscripts, including letters written by explorer Ludwig Leichhardt. The Fred and Lucy Gould art collection also features, consisting of antique furniture, fine porcelain and glassware, gold and silverware, and other items mostly from Europe, Asia and Australia. The works date from 1700s to 1930s. The City Collection focuses on twentieth century Australian paintings, drawings, photographs, ceramics, small scale sculpture and jewellery with emphasis on works by regional artists with regional themes. The Gallery has an extensive program. Contemporary exhibitions change monthly, while historical exhibitions change three times a year. The Gallery aims to provide diversity of educational activities to complement the exhibition program. The Gallery Shop offers a variety of interesting gifts and the work of regional and interstate artists.
Janbal Gallery is more than just an Aboriginal art gallery - it is a true Aboriginal Experience - 100 per cent owned and operated by Australian Aboriginals. Come and learn about Aboriginal Art and share Aboriginal culture through hands-on painting and storytelling experiences. Mary and Binna, Janbal Gallery co-owners invite you to come and browse, enjoy and share in an authentic Aboriginal art experience. Binna, the artist in residence, a local Kuku Yalanji man from Mossman. He is passionate about sharing his culture, dreamtime stories and visual interpretations of these with those who are interested. Come and visit their Gallery and learn about the dreamtime, animals and stories of country of the Aboriginal people of the Mossman region. Aboriginal Art Classes: take home with you a true Aboriginal Art Experience that you too can share. While learning about the Kuku Yalanji history and culture, local Aboriginal Artist - Binna will show you the intricate detail and designs used in the art of the Kuku Yalanji people. Bookings are not essential but can be made on their website.
Gold Coast City Art Gallery is one of Australia's most prominent public regional galleries and serves a large population of approximately 400,000. The Gallery houses the renowned city collection of contemporary and historical artworks documenting the character of the Gold Coast as well as the development of Australian art practice. The Gallery presents a diverse and dynamic program of exhibitions and events. These include local, national and international exhibitions both generated by the Gallery and those displayed as part of touring schedule. The Gallery is also home to one of Australia's longest running art prizes now titled the Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, which has provided an exciting survey of contemporary Australian art since 1968. The unique riverside Evandale Sculpture Walk adjacent to the Gallery provides a pleasant and rewarding opportunity to engage with a range of outdoor sculpture. With permanent and semi permanent sculptures by Australian and international artists, the Sculpture Walk is set against the backdrop of the familiar high rise Gold Coast skyline. It is the Gallery's mission to continue to provide high quality exhibitions and events for the people of the Gold Coast and visitors and to promote and encourage broader participation in the visual arts.
The Maranoa Art Gallery is housed in the beautifully transformed old Maranoa Picture Theatre and is the cultural hub of Mitchell. This unique arts precinct includes an impressive gallery area, library, movie projection room display and outdoor artists' workspace and sculpture garden. A dedicated Gallery Committee strives to develop an impressive exhibition calendar of inspiring and creative works from local, regional and metropolitan artists.
Dubbed 'the art heart of the South Burnett', the Wondai Gallery is sure to surprise and impress. Prominently situated on the roundabout, behind the eye-catching dingo sculptures and rock pool, the building now housing the gallery was the original Stationmaster's residence, dating back to the early 1900s. It has been lowered and tastefully renovated, while retaining its old world charm, including the original timber flooring. A new Exhibition opens the first Friday of the month (except January), with artists attracted from throughout the State. A light supper is served and a local cellar door offers wine tasting. Usually, the exhibiting artists are on hand to discuss their works. As well, a 'Kids Korner' features art work from local schools. Works of pottery, silversmithing, ceramics and other arts and crafts are also displayed for sale. The recent addition of a workroom has allowed for the scheduling of children's art classes and various workshops for adults.
The Warwick Art Gallery is at the forefront of cultural activities in the Southern Downs Regional Shire. Especially committed to community activities, the Gallery aims to identify, promote and celebrate the community's artistic and cultural identity and support community-based festivals, exchanges and events. In addition, the Gallery program brings to Warwick travelling exhibitions set to inspire and educate. The Gallery has two unique spaces, the traditional main gallery and the foyer space with outstanding visitor exposure and a garden view. Check for details on current exhibitions and events at the gallery.
Alpha31 Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden showcases art by award winning professional artists, in a variety of mediums to please the most discerning tastes. Alpha31 exhibited art comes in oils, water colours, pastels, acrylic and mixed media. The sculpture garden continues to evolve with sculptures in stone, concrete, timber and mixed media. Alpha31 also has a new section in leadlight art.
The Kingaroy Shire Council Art Gallery is located in the Kingaroy Information, Art and Heritage Precinct. There are three distinct areas covered in the centre with the Main Gallery showing a new exhibition each month. Requests can be made to the Gallery Administrator if you are requiring space to exhibit your artwork. The gallery offers prominent artists a chance to display their works to the wider community in the South Burnett. Gallery Two offers permanent displays of on-going works by local artists. These art works reflect the many different faces of South Burnett artists, from traditional through to modern and indigenous but a few mediums being represented. This area is constantly changing with existing artists hanging their new works and new artists moving to the area and looking to contribute to the Gallery. Sculpture, woodwork, pottery and paintings are displayed here. Craft in the Gallery is a showplace for all talented South Burnett Crafters with new and vibrant displays of pottery, woodwork, glasswork, embroidery, patchwork and all types of craft. The items are all for sale and make unique presents or mementos of this area. It is a wonderful area to showcase all the local talent.
Australian Tourism Award winning Rubyvale Gem Gallery is a small family business established in 1988, and now situated in their brand new shop on Main Street in Rubyvale. For over 30 years Peter Brown has been mining and cutting the local sapphires, and setting them in uniquely designed jewellery. He is recognised as a sapphire specialist and one of the best gem cutters on the Gemfields today. Visitors to the Rubyvale Gem Gallery see one of the most spectacular collections of rare and valuable precious Australian sapphires in Australia, as well as the gemcutting and jewellery making processes. Included in the value of each of our unique Australian sapphire pieces is the story. The story of its volcanic origin over 50 million years ago, of the mining methods used to retrieve it from the earth, and the the talent involved to create this sparkling treasure that will be yours to cherish forever. Make an Australian sapphire from Rubyvale Gem Gallery part of your story......your family heirloom Enjoy your favourite coffee at the new Rubyvale Cafe right next door serving delicious food all day, including Nette's famous scones. The friendly staff can help with all Sapphire Gemfields Information.
Part of any healthy community is the ability to express and appreciate creative talent. Crows Nest Regional Art Gallery provides just the place. Established in 1996, the gallery sits in the board room of the original Crows Nest Shire Chambers. It owes its humble beginnings to key community figures who recognised and worked hard to achieve strong and active representation of the arts. The gallery is where creative talent can be showcased, supported and encouraged. It facilitates public access to external exhibitions and artists and has also put Crows Nest on the arts map through its annual Acquisitive Art Prize which offers generous prize money and high quality exhibits. Run by a part-time coordinator and a dedicated team of volunteers, the gallery provides an arts reference point and fosters a community cultural identity, not only for those directly involved, but for visitors and the local community. The gallery hosts monthly exhibitions of painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, textiles, ceramics and much more. Each December the gallery holds its annual Christmas Festival Exhibition. An opportunity to discover that unique Christmas gift when local artists display their work for sale, featuring: Jewellery, Sculpture, Ceramics, Woodturning, Prints, Textiles, Emu Products, Painting and Photography.
The Lagoons Cafe and Gallery is located within the beautiful Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens. Enjoy the view from the deck of scenery and wildlife of the gardens as you dine in the Cafe and Restaurant. Or take in the environmental and cultural themes expressed in monthly exhibitions of the interpretive Gallery.
The Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum was established in 1985 and is a community cultural initiative funded by the Gladstone Regional Council. It is dedicated to promoting art and heritage for and by the communities of the Gladstone Region and Central Queensland, acting as a focal point for the preservation and display of the region's history and cultural heritage. Housed in the heritage listed old Gladstone Town Hall, the current Gallery/Museum buildings are linked by a glass bridge walkway, purpose-built to accommodate the 19th century marble statue of the Region's namesake, William Ewart Gladstone.
The Grassland Art Gallery is a modern, stylish purpose-built facility located in the centre of Tambo. Opened in 2009, the complex is the cultural hub of the township with the gallery being managed as a Council and Community collaborative partnership. Tambo Arts Council volunteers working closely with Council's Arts and Cultural Officer present an exciting and diverse calendar of exhibitions that change every six to eight weeks showcasing local western artists as well as introducing differing art forms and media. The foyer area facilitates monthly displays of local artists, school students' and community work and the welcoming atmosphere and comfortable surroundings encourage people to visit and enjoy the cultural offerings. With a vibrant program of exhibitions, art and craft workshops and activities for all ages the Tambo Arts Council Incorporated aims to enhance and expand the artistic and cultural experiences of their small rural community.