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 1734 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.
Thursday 9 July, 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

Regular floor talks are conducted during each round of exhibitions.

Curator's floor talk: Indo Pop: Indonesian Art from APT7
Wednesday 5 August, 5.30pm prior to the exhibition opening
Join Tarun Nagesh, curator of Indo Pop: Indonesian Art from APT7 as he discusses this exhibition featuring
selected artworks by Indonesian artists from the most recent Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art.
A Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art touring exhibition.

Music in the Gallery

Queensland Mandolin Ensemble
Saturday 22 August. Performance one: 12pm to 1pm or Performance two: 2pm to 3pm
The Queensland Mandolin Ensemble presents a program of new compositions and arrangements drawing from modern, classical, bluegrass, television themes and pop music.
Program:
* Homeward bound by Eden MacAdam-Somer
* Earth song by Michael Jackson
* New World Symphony, Movement II by Antonín Dvorák, arranged by Joel Woods
* Der Heavy metal peppi by Otto Jezek
* Templari by Eduardo Angulo
* Game of Thrones theme by Ramin Djawadi arr. Ian Ahles
* Windfall by Callum Kennedy

Light refreshments will be served. Bookings essential by Thursday 20 August. Please phone 3412 5519 or email artgallery@logan.qld.gov.au to book your place.

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. 

If you are an arts practitioner and would like to be involved in this exciting program of events, please phone the Cultural Services Projects Officer on 3412 5426. 

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.