Public Programs

Logan Art Gallery offers an extensive range of inspirational and educational public programs including guided tours, artist's and curator's talks, exhibition openings, artist-led and educational practical workshops, and special events. All events are free. People of all ages can become actively involved in activities, debate and discussion through participation and interaction.

The gallery is seeking to expand our database of artists and arts professionals to conduct public programs. If you are interested, complete the online Expression of Interest  or download, print and submit a hard copy Expression of Interest (PDF 44 KB) form to the gallery. 

Practical art workshops 

Get creative and participate in practical art workshops at the gallery. View current workshops in our Public Programs (PDF 1145 KB) All workshops require booking on (07) 3412 5519 or email artgallery@logan.qld.gov.au

Access to the printing press for experienced printmakers
Use the workshop space and printing press to work independently and create your own prints. The gallery will provide access to the printing press, basic papers and water-based printing inks. Experience in using a printing press is essential. This is a non-tutored session for experienced printmakers only. You will be working individually without tuition or technical assistance.
Wednesday 27 May, the workshop is available from 10am to 4pm
Places available: 10
For ages: Adults
What to bring: Your own print resources, and wear closed in shoes.

Floor talks

Jorng Jam II: curator and artists in conversation
 Join Curator Pip Kelly and Cambodian artists Neang Kavich, Kong Vollak, Kim Hak and Neak Sophal in conversation about this groundbreaking exhibition. Jorng Jam II aims to connect Cambodian and Australian artists and communities in order to remember, reclaim and reinterpret historical knowledge and photographs from the pre-Khmer Rouge era.
Friday 12 June, 5.30pm
Places available: All welcome
For ages: Adults and teens

The Australian circus and travelling show:  curator and artist in conversation
Born into a family of circus performers, Norma Brophy documents her life in the entertainment business with bold paintings. The unique artworks beautifully capture the excitement camaraderie and romance of the world of travelling entertainers. Listen to Norma's exciting stories in conversation with Michael Wardell.
Thursday 18 June, 3pm
Places available: Unlimited
For ages: All welcome

Karike Ashworth Lamentation: artist's talk and discussion
Lamentation is a sensitive and beautiful exhibition which delicately addresses the often uncomfortable subject of illness and death. Join installation artist Karike Ashworth for an informal floor talk about the exhibition, discussing its development together with conceptual and technical information. Enjoy this confronting and enlightening exhibition.
Saturday 20 June, 10am to 11.30am
Places available: Unlimited
For ages: Adults and older teens 

Roll  up! Roll up! Free family fun day

Little kids and big kids come dressed up as your favourite circus character. Join in the circus themed celebration through visual art, music, performance and food. Enjoy street performers and family activities, including face painting, art activities, storytelling, old movies and food. Includes 'Story telling with Norma at noon': hear artist and circus entrepreneur Norma Brophy share her exciting tales of life in the Australian circus.
Saturday 27 June, 11am to 3pm
Places available: Unlimited
For ages: All welcome

Logan Artworkers Networking Events (LANE)

Calling all artists, writers, musicians, performers, dancers and designers! LANE is a networking opportunity for artists to get together and discuss and debate issues of interest. LANE is free to attend and is usually held on the second Saturday of each month at 2pm. It has become an informal gathering for professional development and networking over coffee and cake. From professional arts practitioners to people simply interested in the arts, all are invited to attend. 

Group bookings

Large groups are encouraged to call and inform us of their intended visit. Logan Art Gallery staff will provide free tours to interested groups booking at least a week in advance of their visit, and groups can also book practical activities to further enhance their visit.

  • Group bookings from schools, community or social groups are most welcome.
  • Any age or level of ability can be accommodated.
  • Session times and length of sessions can be tailored to suit your needs when booking.
  • After school activities can be arranged for specific group visits.
  • School holiday workshops are a regular part of our programming.
  • Practical workshop sessions cover a variety of themes.

All workshops are free, but bookings are essential.

For more information or make a booking, telephone (07) 3412 5519.