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ARTNOW FNQ

1 December – 18 February '18

ARTNOW FNQ is a biennial initiative of the Gallery that aims to explore and reflect the inspiring range of activities that drive contemporary art and creative practice in Far North Queensland MORE

Story Waters
From the Permanent Collection

22 December – 11 February '18

Story Waters brings together more than sixty works from the Gallery’s Permanent Collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art that have been acquired since the Gallery opened in 1995. MORE

Del Kathryn Barton
The Nightingale and the Rose

16 February – 22 April '18

Enter the hauntingly beautiful world of Oscar Wilde’s Nightingale, magically brought to life by acclaimed artist Del Kathryn Barton and renowned filmmaker Brendan Fletcher. MORE

Manggan
gather, gathers, gathering

2 March – 15 April '18

Manggan – gather, gathers, gathering is a captivating exhibition of works by artists from the Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre, which is located in Cardwell, Far North Queensland. The Centre represents artists from nine Traditional Owner groups - the Nywaigi, Gugu Badhun, Warrgamay, Warungnu, Bandjin, Girramay, Gulnay, Jirrbal and Djiru people. Their traditional country covers more than twenty-five thousand square kilometres, from north of Townsville, southwest to Clarke River, north to the Mission Beach area, west to Ravenshoe and east to include Hinchinbrook and the Family Group Islands. MORE

Fred Williams
Weipa Series

2 March – 1 June '18

Fred Williams (1927-82) is one of Australia’s most respected and influential twentieth-century artists. He is best known for his distinctive depictions of the Australian landscape, where the horizon line is removed to create a seamless melding of the sky and land, and elements of the countryside are reduced to simple image markings on a flat plane of striated colour. MORE

Isabel and Alfredo Aquilizan
Project Another Country: Passage

3 March – 29 April '18

The visually stunning installation takes the viewer on an underwater voyage of discovery, where periscopes, lights and reflections bring the flotilla of tiny craft to life and inspire viewers to make their own boats during the exhibition using materials supplied by the Gallery. MORE