Current Exhibitions

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Mollie Bosworth
The Nature of Blue

21 September – 18 November '18

Mollie Bosworth is a nationally recognised ceramicist who, for the past two decades, has been producing work from her home studio in the rainforest setting of Kuranda. MORE

David Griggs
Between Nature and Sin

28 September – 25 November '18

BETWEEN NATURE AND SIN is the first major survey exhibition of works by leading Australian artist David Griggs. Griggs was born in Sydney in 1975, but moved to the Philippines more than ten years ago. Through painting, photography and film, his works document the everyday, intimate, chance moments of his friends and strangers in order to expose and explore the human condition. MORE

The Tim Fairfax Gift
A World View

28 September – 11 November '18

A World View is a unique opportunity for Cairns audiences to experience key works from the international collection of the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA). A World View was first shown at GOMA as part of its tenth anniversary celebrations and honoured the far-reaching contribution of Tim Fairfax ac, one of Australia’s most generous philanthropists. Over the years, Tim Fairfax has supported the acquisition of more than seventy of the most remarkable works to enter QAGOMA’s Collection, including installation, sculpture, video and photographic works from around the world, with a particular focus on Africa, South America and the Pacific. MORE

Hank Willis Thomas

12 October – 25 November '18

Born in 1976 in Plainfield, New Jersey, and raised in New York, Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual photographer whose work addresses issues of identity, politics, popular culture, and mass media pertaining to American race relations. He has been described as “a tough and thoughtful young artist whose images confront our sense of memory and history”. MORE