613 Stanley St, Woolloongabba Qld 4102
p: +61 7 3891 5551 ~ e: email@wag.com.au
open hours:
Tuesday - Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday 10am-3pm
Other times by appointment


We are offering special bespoke bookings to meet the artists, view the show and help accommodate public interest in supporting the visual arts during our changing COVID constraints.

Book now for private, small group or virtual tours!


Now showing 

Main Gallery

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Clare Purser, Rathdowney 2020, Mixed media on paper, 61 x 79 cm

CLARE PURSER
MAUREEN HANSEN
ROBERT MOORE
STEPHEN NOTHLING

Getting Away From It All

Getting Away From It All represents a coming together of four artists with diverse approaches to painting the landscape. From the subtropical inner-city streets of Stephen Nothling’s paintings, the expressive mountain ranges of Clare Purser’s South East QLD, the gestural paintings of Robert Moore’s Northern Rivers environment to the intimate paintings of Maureen Hansen’s inner city.  All the artists share a common thread, a passion for painting their environment and an expression of place and belonging.

Exhibition dates
26 June – 25 July 2020

Catalogue (PDF) 

Artist Talk Part 1 (VIDEO)

Online Exhibition

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Unmapped Musics. A real time creation experience. In-person

Presented by Woolloongabba Art Gallery & Anywhere Festival

Show Length (minutes): 60 minutes
Age Restrictions: G
Performance Dates and Times: 16/07/2020 & 17/07/2020 7:00pm

This unique, experimental 60-minute show will feature cello, flutes from the Andes, electronics, voice, keyboard and more.

An experimental journey into live music. Over two nights, two performers will improvise for and with both physical and online audience, sculpting pictures and stories into sounds through different acoustic musical instruments and other sound sources.

Join us live upstairs at Woolloongabba Art Gallery and support the return of independent live music to Brisbane’s venues. Also streaming online via Zoom.

Danielle Bentley and Federea have been improvising together since 2018 when they met at Omi experimental music residency, New York.

VERY LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR PHYSICAL ATTENDANCE.

Book Online


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The gallery is still open to the public and staff are actively monitoring the situation.

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions of 1 person per 4sqm we need to limit the number of people per area. Each of the larges areas can safely accomodate 10 people at a time, with physical distancing.

We still have exhibitions for visitors to enjoy but will also provide more accompanying online resources to help inform enquiring minds. Information will also be posted to our usual mailing list and social media channels.

Until further notice, as a commercial private gallery we'll continue to assist remote indigenous communities and talented local artists that rely on your ongoing support to keep making art that contributes to our cultural identity and enriches us all.

We recommend following current government and professional medical advice on the issue of the pandemic itself.

Please show respect at all times by being aware of your personal wellbeing and that of others.

The gallery has increased it’s regular schedule of cleaning and sanitising, and other provisions for visitors but cannot guarantee anything beyond current expectations.

If you wish a private viewing of artworks please ring to make an appointment.

We are trying our best to help artists, patrons and the general public in this difficult situation so please don't hesitate contacting the gallery on +61738915551 or email@wag.com.au if you have any enquiries.


Looking for a unique gift?

Our stockroom is overflowing with goodies to choose from!

Visit the gallery to view available works from our collection and previous exhibitions.

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Please support local artists, remote communities and the creative industries simply by improving your workplace.

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