Visit some of the best art galleries in Brisbane
If you are feeling like a nice and productive day out why not consider visiting some of Brisbane’s best art galleries? Maybe you are a art connoisseur looking to expand your collection or maybe you have a passion for artists and their work, what ever your reason, Brisbane certainly offers a varied set of venues where you can explore the rich community of creatives that call Brisbane their home. We’ll list some of the most popular venues to get your creative side satisfied while visiting our lovely city, don’t forget to give us a shout in case you’ll be needing some transportation for your day tours. Keep reading and find out about Brisbane’s most artistes and trendiest spots!
William Robinson Gallery
A nice gallery located right in the middle of Brisbane’s business district, perfect for those not looking to travel too far to find some excellent art. The gallery is named after recognized , and one of Australia’s most famous, painter and artist William Robinson.
You will be able to admire Robinson’s work at ‘Infinite Sphere’: An exhibition showcasing most life work, from his earlier paintings, rare works to his latest art in still life and domestic interiors
In Robinson’s own words: ‘My art is a visual autobiography of my life. My concerns have been about the places where I have lived and these have shaped my whole imagination. The William Robinson Gallery provides a place to tell a personal and coherent story’.
Opening times for the venue are as follows:
Monday- 10am – 4pm
Tuesday 10am – 4pm
Wednesday 10am – 4pm
Thursday 10am – 4pm
Friday 10am – 4pm
Sunday 10am – 4pm
Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art
Connecting people with the arts, this gallery has some of the top exhibitions in the country and is certain to keep you busy for the entire day. Enjoy both international and local works, from sculptures, cinematography, photography, artchitecture, fashion and paintings. There’s surely something to delight you, here is a map of their location:
As far as facilities go, the cafe’s and restaurants in the gallery offer a large range of local seasonal produce, dishes and drinks to satisfy any pallet. You will also find the official shop where you can buy books, the gallery’s periodic publications, hand made crafts and artistic souvenirs. For more information on the exhibitions you can head to Brisbane gallery of modern art website.
Opening times and holidays are as follows:
Open daily 10.00am – 5.00pm
- Closed Christmas Day & Good Friday
- Open from 12 Noon ANZAC Day
- Ticketed exhibitions: Ticket desk closes 4:00pm
- Exhibition and Gallery closes at 5.00pm
- Closed for G20 14–16 Nov 2014
Edwina Corlette Gallery
A smaller venue showcasing some of the up and coming local and international (mainly from the Asia pacific region) artists and creators, this gallery is a trendy little venue that you will love. They have quite the collection of works by their resident artist (who you can see work in their studio) which you can both see and purchase if collecting art happens to be one of your hobbies.
They hold exhibitions quite often, you can see their schedule and obtain extra information at the Edwina Corlettete Gallery website. In case you are planning to visit any time soon here are they opening hours and a map with their location: