Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

(4.5/5 based on 1,500+ reviews on the web)
Located in the city's Cultural Precinct, the Gallery of Modern Art hosts exhibitions of internationally known artists, such as Andy Warhol and Picasso, as well as local contemporary artists. A short walk from the city's Central Business District, the museum is Australia's largest gallery of modern and contemporary art. It also houses the country's first custom-built film archive. Because sure to check out the gallery's most notable and fun exhibits, such as the display of iconic car, furniture, and house designs that emerged in mid-20th century California and became a part of pop culture worldwide. You can also take a guided tour of the gallery's impressive aboriginal art collection. Drop by the cafe for a light lunch and a cup of coffee. To visit Gallery of Modern Art on your trip to Brisbane, use our Brisbane vacation planner.
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  • As most modern art museums, this museum has several weird art, some very nice and some that are just weird. The museum is big but there are not many art instalations (most are big), so it does not tak...  more »
  • After our ride with the citycat, we walked to the Southbank and went to the 2 museums of modern art and had a short visit because we were short in time. We loved it very much. Our visit was on sunday ...  more »
  • Interesting Modern Art Museum. They are celebrating their 10 year anniversary - so they have a variety of special exhibits. An odd one is a multiple story slide in the middle of the museum. They also ...  more »
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  • Sensational morning wandering through the gallery. A wide range of art. From Jomon era (2500BC) Japanese ceramics, to more contemporary works by some masters. Very impressive indigenous art collection from Australia/New Guinea.
  • Nice gallery, love the use of water and sculptures throughout. Unfortunately the Australian exhibits were closed when I was there.
  • Nice little niche art collection. May not be at the scale of National Gallery of Victoria, but the overall design in terms of layout, spacing and decoration speaks of confidence and dedication in the local and regional art scene.
  • Brilliant space. This whole are has grown into its modernist skin as a building as the years have rolled on. Worth a visit. Love the water inside and out.
  • What a great space. Similar to GOMA beautiful architecture and a robust collection. It is worth having a wander around there for the space itself. The green space around it is a nice place to meet up with a friend. Highly recommend it if you are in Brisbane.