The beginning of a new chapter in Rockhampton's cultural history has commenced with the opening of the Rockhampton Museum of Art. Located on Darumbal country in the heart of Rockhampton's Riverside Precinct on Quay Street, Rockhampton Museum of Art is is the largest gallery in regional Queensland, home to a nationally significant collection including works from artists such as Sidney Nolan, Arthur Boyd, Russell Drysdale, John Coburn and Charles Blackman. The museum also features contemporary artists including the likes of Michael Zavros, Del Kathryn Barton, Richard Bell, Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori and Ben Quilty.
At six times the size of the previous gallery (The Rockhampton Art Gallery), Rockhampton Museum of Art consists of a lower gallery exhibition space, upper-level gallery, three education and access spaces, a retail shop and cafe (Hummingbird Cafe).
With a vibrant program of talks, events, workshops and world-class exhibitions, Rockhampton Museum of Art offers something for everyone.
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