Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

4.5
#1 of 296 in Museums in Queensland
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. Plan your Gallery of Modern Art visit and explore what else you can see and do in Brisbane using our Brisbane trip itinerary website .
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  • I found the exhibits to be really interesting and the excellent staff seemed happy to become engaged in conversation about them and answered questions knowledgeably and enthusiastically. It was my sec...  more »
  • Spacious and right next door to older gallery and state library. Amazing water features throughout. Good collection of various art. Totally worth an hour of your time  more »
  • We went here when it was first open and wasn't overly impressed, but tried again for a recent visit and found that not only the "Feel" of the Gallery was more pleasing the exhibitions were outstanding...  more »
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  • I don't know how it's possible but this has got to be one of the best gallery's in the world. I read a review on here previously about someone coming in here to get shade and they stated they were gonna smacked by how good it is. I too have to back this up, despite Brisbane being a small little city on the other side of the world, London and Paris should take note of how to do a gallery. Everything about this place is perfect, I have come here several times since my first visit and would highly recommend this to anyone regardless of if you like art or not. Hands down the best gallery I have ever been to.
  • The GOMA is a really neat museum. If you love modern art, this is the place to go. Part of the APT9 stretches from the Queensland Art Gallery to here and the connection is great! They have everything from more conventional modern art to some really out there stuff, so I think there is something for everyone! I will say, this museum isn’t as children friendly, but can be the nature of modern art. It’s free to go through and I think worth it.
  • Very very impressed. This place has displays that are interesting, facinating and impressionable. Well worth a visit. Take your time as there is a lot to take in and plenty of places to rest. I was also impressed with the friendly and professional staff. Wow, just a lovely way to spend an afternoon. I took many many photos!
  • Way out there, way in there. Doesn't have to just be art critics. Plenty of family areas, interesting and beautiful art both painted and constructed. Many cinema areas both for viewing pleasure and, if i am honest, a place to sit and rest sore feet. Strongly recommended for dates, singles, families and those wanting to expand their world (everyone really). Go in with an open mind, or not, and enjoy everything they have on offer. Also, the staff have a good knowledge of the art so remember to ask if it doesn't make sense. And remember- it's free, and for those wanting to escape the heat the air con is really really good! I would this recommend any day!
  • A must visit for EVERYONE. Art to the max, activities for kids, relaxing spaces everywhere, State Library, Museum and traditional Art Gallery nearby. We spend at least one day here every holiday. All right next to the Brisbane River.
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