QLD College of Art Tour
The Queensland College of Art is inviting us to join them to view the galleries, and experience a day at art college. Attendees will visit classes, workshops, artists panels and lectures to broaden your art experience.
There's always something creative and innovative happening at the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University!
Date: 27th August 2021
Time: 8.30am depart Gold Coast and arrive back 4.45pm.
Where: Queensland College of Art, Griffith University Southbank campus
What: Sit down and walking tour
The Queensland College of Art (QCA) is a specialist arts and design college located in South Bank, Brisbane, and Southport, on the Gold Coast of Queensland in Australia. Founded in 1881, the college is the oldest arts institution in Australia. It has been part of Griffith University since 1991, co-located with the Queensland Conservatorium and the Griffith Film School. The Griffith University Art Museum is also located on the campus.
Our thriving community of artists, designers and photographers are constantly pushing the boundaries of the visual and creative arts. Our students study at our South Bank campus in the heart of Brisbane’s cultural precinct, or at our exciting Gold Coast campus and access our world-class facilities, including art galleries, exhibition spaces, studios and computer labs, and learn from some of the world’s leading lectures to complete degrees in Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art, Design and Visual Art.
CAIA is a national leader in Indigenous education, advocacy and creative arts excellence that has recently celebrated 25 years of history. Graduates from this one-of-a-kind program, have exemplified the highest standards of achievement nationally and internationally. Recent graduates include Tony Albert, Dale Harding, Ryan Presley, Robert Andrew, and Carol McGregor. From Documenta and the Venice Biennale to every major gallery and museum in Australia, these artists and scholars are fundamentally transforming the Australian cultural landscape. The CAIA cohort has an enormous impact on the University community and provides invaluable student leadership and cultural context to every student.
Griffith University Art Museum is committed to innovative research and experimentation to encourage appreciation and understanding of art and its role in society.
The Museum organises exhibitions, educational and public programs to offer enjoyment and encourage inquiry, research and experimentation, while building and maintaining the University’s art collection for future generations. Situated in one of Australia’s oldest art schools, the Museum stimulates active learning about art and the creative process through research, teaching, publishing and dialogue among communities of Griffith University students, faculty, artists, scholars, alumni, and the wider public.
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