Woolloongabba Art Gallery

613 Stanley St, Woolloongabba Qld 4102
p: +61 7 3891 5551 ~ e: email@wag.com.au
open: Tue-Fri 10am-5pm ~ Sat 10am-3pm

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Now showing
Gallery 1, 3, & 4

Photo. by: Paul O’Brien

Nowhere Fast : Brisbane’s Punk and Post-punk Scene 1978-1982

The Photographs of Paul O’Brien: Curated by Robert Forster and John Willsteed.

Nowhere Fast at Woolloongabba Art Gallery features a selection of images from the book Nowhere Fast : Brisbane’s Punk and Post-punk Scene 1978-1982 which will be launched at the gallery on April 5. The book, with essays by Robert Forster and John Willsteed, is published by AndAlso Books.

Giclée prints of a selection of images will be on display and available for order.

The program includes two panel discussions at the gallery:

April 12 - Punk, Politics and The Police (Click here for details and booking)
Followed by live music at The Cave Inn with The Chordites and Scrap Metal

April 26 - Creativity, Culture and DIY (Click here for details and booking)
Followed by live music at It’s Still A Secret with The Cut Snakes, The Dustbin Hoffmans and Lov's é Blur

This project is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.

Exhibition dates
2 April - 27 April 2024

Online Exhibition


Now showing
Gallery 5

Glen O'Malley, Blast Furnace 2020, Digital print, 44.5 x 30 cm (image) 64 x 49.5 cm (framed)



Images abstracted from memories of disco madness and sculpture made from water and frozen in time, lovingly printed on paper, hand made from weeds growing on Japanese mountain tops, but photographed blindly with an automatic, point and shoot camera.

Exhibition dates
2 April - 20 April 2024

Catalogue (PDF)

Online Exhibition


Complementing our range of professional services to artists, we also offer access to a friendly and convenient studio space.

WAG Studios is a flexible solution for creatives looking for professional work space to focus, produce and learn.

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Have you wondered how to draw the human body?

Life drawing classes with Maureen Hansen.

Over 25 years of life drawing experience.

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Our stockroom is overflowing with goodies to choose from!

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