BEEFY Exhibitions & Public Art

A Beefy Exhibition at Rockhampton Museum of Art

Rockhampton Museum of Art is the largest gallery in regional Queensland. It is 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.

Make sure you drop in and check out current exhibitions including Fernando do Campo: Capricornian Minotaurs and Where to Find Them.

Argentina-born artist Fernando do Campo reflects on his formative years spent in Rockhampton with this deep dive into the social history of beef and agriculture. Archives and private collections of photographs, paintings, prize ribbons and union banners, displayed alongside do Campo’s own artworks, narrate the affectionate and complex knotted histories that emerge between humans and cattle in this proclaimed ‘Beef Capital of Australia’.

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An epic display of Public Art to get in the Mooood

As part of its Beef2024 Activations Program, Rockhampton Regional Council commissioned public art installations by local artist David Plant.

The murals celebrate the Rockhampton Region’s proud beef and regional history and feature a creative spin on native animals like the Emu, local cattle breeds and Australian culture.

You can find the murals displayed in the following locations around the CBD: