Art

Exhibits at the Chillagoe Historical Centre include a pictorial history of local smelting operations (1901-1943), large mineral samples and a detailed bottle collection, a butterfly collection, old coins and notes, old mining machinery, an entrance area paved with local marble, projectors from a local theatre, local pioneering family histories, Aboriginal and New Guinea artefacts, and old dentist's chair and cameras.Estimated 1,000 items
The Roma Bungil Cultural Community Centre is a modern, multifunctional complex built by the Roma Town and Bungil Shire Councils. A major feature situated in the foyer is an impressive three-dimensional clay mural, which was created by local artists. It depicts the history and development of Roma and district. Also in the foyer is a rock display and a mini gas rig model. An arts/craft room provides a large carpeted display area featuring a hanging patchwork quilt, photographs and history of Roma. The Centre also houses the administration offices of the Council and Library, an auditorium...
The Cooktown Museum is a museum of maritime history with a focus on Cape York/Torres Strait Islands and the surrounding regions. The museum's collection is a tribute to seafaring men who brought civilisation to the Far North. The pioneering history, the gold rush, early cyclones, early discovery, shipping and Chinese migration are just some of the themes depicted in the museum's collection.The collection consists of over 300 photographs and newspaper cuttings; 600 marine specimens including a shell collection; 11 model ships; 5 anchors; 2 gold skips; 8 canoes and other maritime memorabilia.
Greycliffe is a wooden slab-construction 6-room homestead, originally constructed in the 1870s. This building is the main focus of the historical society's activities, as it houses a collection of furniture, utensils, photographs, documents and machinery that pertain to the history of the Callide Valley. Tours of Greycliffe are available by appointment. As well as the homestead, there is a blacksmith shop, and a shed housing the bullock dray, tip dray etc.Approximately 150-200 items (including photographs)
The Museum is derived from Britain's first social history museum. It was founded in 1934 in England and was brought to Australia after World War II. After nearly 40 years of storage, it now occupies a new building opened in 1986 near Bribie Island, 40 kilometres North of Brisbane. A fine arts and archaeology museum, the museum's collections cover the history of humankind over the last 500,000 years with original artefacts from Europe, Asia, America and Africa and limited collections from Australia. They include works of art, ceramics, glass, metalwork, textiles, sculpture and paper. Each year...
The collection was established in 1945. It comprises almost 1400 works, including paintings, sculptures, decorative arts and works on paper. The collecting focus centres primarily on contemporary Australian visual art and craft. Collection strengths include contemporary prints post - 1960 and ceramics post - 1970; contemporary Queensland art; and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. Small thematic exhibitions drawn from the Collection are held regularly on campus. Large scale touring exhibitions are organised for showing at metropolitan and regional venues. 'Selected Australian...
The collection dates from 1859 to the present and consists of paintings, sculpture, ceramics, photographs and memorabilia relating to the city of Brisbane. It contains portraits of alderman, landscape views of Brisbane city and works by contemporary Brisbane artists. The gallery owns a large collection of photographs and approximately 1400 works of art. It is housed in a ground floor wing of the Brisbane City Hall.52,000 objects, including 1,400 artworks
Housed in a new purpose-built facility, the Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery houses three historical collections and a collection of contemporary Australian works from the 1900s. The historical collections comprise Australian art from 1860-1900s. Australian rare books, maps, documents and manuscripts from the 1600s; and European and Asian decorative arts, furniture, paintings etc from the 1600s. The Gallery also features temporary exhibitions and monthly displays by local artists.Approximately 2,900 items
Cairns Regional Gallery is Far North Queensland’s only visual art museum and in 2005 it celebrates it’s 10th Birthday: a decade of documenting and presenting history, heritage and contemporary culture of this vast and distinctive region of Australia and the world through the visual arts, craft and design.

Housed in a refurbished heritage building in central Cairns, the Gallery incorporates four individual exhibition spaces inside the building, showcasing an average of 30 exhibitions per year, and featuring the work of national and international artists, with a strong focus on local...
Contemporary Australian paintings, prints, drawings, mixed media, ceramics and sculpture, including works by William Robinson, Mandy Martin, Tom Risley, Joe Furlonger. Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander works. Gold Coast Historical Collection. Evandale Sculpture Walk.Approximately 1,300 works of art
Social history displays of items of cultural and historic interest in a building of historic significance (former School of Arts - National Trust listed). Specialising in photographic displays with large collection of originals and copies. Also needlework and lace artefacts.3500 photographs and continually growing - predominantly on the Maryborough Burnett region, 3000 books, hundreds of files. Wedding gowns 1890-1910.
Quilpie now has the only purpose built Gallery and Museum in Outback Queensland. A stunning piece of Modern Architecture, the museum is home to a changing and varied exhibition, over two galleries. Displays are mostly professional exhibitions or locally commissioned from Quilpie Artists.
The Queensland Art Gallery offers a collection of exciting art and special exhibitions from local Queensland artists to international blockbusters. Located on the Brisbane River and a short walk from the city centre, the Gallery has a permanent collection of nearly 10,000 art works. Featuring soaring sky-lit ceilings and a magnificent waterfall, the Gallery is the perfect place to let your imagination run wild. Strengths include; Australian Contemporary Art/ late twentieth century Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art/ fifteenth century European art/ twelfth century Asian art/ late...
The Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre recalls those familiar features of the Australian landscape - corrugated iron roofs, water tanks, silos, wool sheds and shady verandahs. The interior features a vaulted ceiling and displays designed to reflect the wide-open spaces, colour and character of the outback landscape they celebrate.

The Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre has now proven itself to be the envisaged tourism destination. Longreach is a pivotal point on the Tropic of Capricorn, linking the Reef in the east with...
The Museum is housed in the upstairs portion of a heritage listed building, formerly the ambulance centre. Local arts and crafts are for sale, and the museum hosts workshops for a range of disciplines such as silver smithing, quilting, writing, pottery and painting.The museum's collection includes ambulance memorabilia and a bush nursing collection.
Stage two of Qantas Founders Outback Museum was opened on 31 March 2002, as part of the Queensland Heritage Trails Network project. The new building resembles an aircraft hanger and houses the state-of-the-art museum, a café, shop and resource centre. Interactive multimedia, working displays and historical artefacts tell the history of QANTAS, giving visitors insight into the challenges overcome by the fledgling airline, the impact the new airline had on outback life and an appreciation for the people who expanded the business from the airline's first plane, an open cockpit Avro 504K, to the...
The museum building was formerly a Scared Heart Convent of the Sisters of Mercy; two story timber 15mts x 25mts, internal walls are stained with tongue and groove crow's ash (1946). Yarraman Railway Station (1913) and Arthur Brown's butcher shop (c.1920). The grounds contain a scrub/rainforest area, farm machinery, plant shade house, water wise garden and unique water tank system from convent days. The total area is 1.2 hectares.The collection started in October 1997. Yarraman Heritage Centre has a wide range of community involvement, manly because of the necessity to attract large fundings...
Yalga-binbi's main role is conducting community development consultancies and adult education in urban and rural settings. It is part of Shalom Community Development Services along with Shalom Teaching College (indigenous p-12 school), Elders Village, construction company etc, all set up by VAICCCollected between 1993 and 1996 (with some earlier works) Made with Meaning is a survey of the contemporary artwork of the Aboriginal people of Far North Queensland. Work comes from rural towns and remote communities of Cape York Peninsula, Gulf Country and rainforest cultures and environments. The...
The Gallery is situated in the town's CBD. It is easily accessed and because of the closely situated University and the connecting Library, the Gallery has a wide range of viewers from the community. Quality touring exhibitions and a balance of contemporary and traditional work by Wide Bay and Queensland artists, constitute the Gallery's Exhibition Program.
Gallery Hinchinbrook was opened in June 1999 by the Hinchinbrook Shire Council and is housed in the TAFE-Library complex also opened in 1999. It is therefore a very modern and highly secure exhibition room boasting specifications of international standard. The Gallery is owned by the Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE and is leased and administered by the council in conjunction with the Friends of Gallery Hinchinbrook Association Inc, a voluntary association. In keeping with the Gallery objectives, local artists and curators are encouraged to utilise the exhibition space and every effort is made...

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