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Open Studio: Opening Day 2019

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Attend an Artist Talk and watch the artist at work
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The Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art are launching Open Studio and it's FREE to attend. Saturday 8 June 2019 from 12pm to 3.30pm at Stanley Place, South Brisbane is when and where. Launching the event is contemporary Australian painter John Honeywill.

You can watch John At Work from 12noon to 2.30pm at the Pelican Lounge or attend his Artist Talk also at the Pelican Lounge at 2.30pm as he shares insights into his practice You'll be privy to his thought process and what inspires him.

Open Studio will have 5 contemporary Australian artists in all who'll be giving you insight into their creative practice for 4 months at a time, which will take you right through to Jan 2021. The artists and timeframes are as follows.

John Honeywill: 8 Jun 29 Sep 2019
Natalya Hughes: 5 Oct 2019 27 Jan 2020
Grace Lilian Lee: 1 Feb 24 May 2020
Madeleine Kelly: 30 May 5 Oct 2020
Abdul Abdullah: 10 Oct 2020 24 Jan 2021

While you're there, have a look around at the artist space and gallery and get to know each artist by watching artist videos, which includes artist interviews. Plus you can take part in two art station drawing activities specific to the artist's practice. This event also has a flow-on of a range of programs for creative activities and broader learning.

Why not subscribe to QAGOMA ENEWS and you'll be sure not to miss other upcoming events. Check the Calendar for upcoming events with John. For instance -

Student Workshops Term 2 from 11-13 Jun 2019 with 45 min workshops at 10.15am, 11.15am and 12.15am sessions. Contact the Group Bookings Office ( to book a workshop, which are subject to date and capacity availability.
Still Life & The Joy of Art-Making Workshop on Fri 26 Jul 2019 at 10.30am in the Seminar Room. You need to BOOK to attend this FREE event.

You'll also find upcoming events on their Facebook Event Page, so be sure to LIKE them there. The website also has an online shop where you can browse for gifts by categories like books, homewares, accessories, kids goods and so on.
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Why? Open Studio: Opening Day
When: Saturday 8 June 2019 from 12pm to 3.30pm
Where: Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD
Cost: Free Entry
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