Category Archives: RQAS News

Update on the COVID-19 Situation 27th March 2020.

28th March, 2020

1. Any artworks from All Creatures and Wild Things which have not been collected will remain in the gallery and you must make an appointment  to collect it. 2. The gallery […]

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Changes at Petrie Terrace Gallery regarding Coronavirus.

18th March, 2020

As you are all aware, RQAS needs to implement appropriate precautions in order to play our part in curbing the coronavirus. As a result the committee has decided to take […]

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Drawing: the fortifying element in any artist’s work

9th October, 2019

The importance of drawing lies in the fact that it embodies a genuine and independent way of thinking. It is the most fundamental and direct of the visual arts in […]

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Tom Petrie’s Diaries and other Gems

24th July, 2019

Throw back Thursday! You might all enjoy some little historical tip-bits that John Kane shared in his opening speech, that he gave a last year at out Members Annual. I […]

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Volunteer Positions Available

11th July, 2019

Volunteer Gallery Assistant Positions Available – INTAKE EVERY JAN, APRIL, JULY & OCTOBER .   The Royal Queensland Art Society, Brisbane Branch are looking for passionate, proactive people to join […]

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Abstraction 2019 Winners

15th May, 2019

Officially opened by Marg Thomas Brisbane Branch President at 2pm on Saturday the 18th May 2019 Comments by Guest Artist & Judge Leigh Camilleri Winner #5 Helen Creed for ‘Summer Haze’ […]

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Happy Easter!

17th April, 2019

The year is rolling on by, it’s Easter already! The RQAS wishes everyone a very Happy Easter with lots of yummy treats and family time. Please note that Petrie Terrace […]

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Brisbane: Landscapes, Landmarks and Personalities

Brisbane Bridge
10th April, 2019

Our Brisbane Landscapes, Landmarks, and Personalities exhibition and competition opened to a packed house at Petrie Terrace Gallery last Saturday 6th April. Now in its second year, the BLLP is […]

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Women’s Work: Celebrating the Female Contribution To The Arts

15th February, 2019

This year to celebrate the RQAS’s legacy of strong female artists we are holding our augural Women’s Work Exhibition and fundraiser! Dates: 27thFebruary till 17thMarch 2019   Gala Opening Event:  […]

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The Royal Queensland Art Society “Fellows” – a potted history

17th January, 2019

The history of the Royal Queensland Art Society “Fellows” began in the late 1960’s when grading of membership was discussed by council, however it was put on the continual backburner […]

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