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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 1519 KB) All workshops require booking on (07) 3412 5519 or email artgallery@logan.qld.gov.au

Music in the Gallery

Stephanie Crosby and La Dolce Vita Music

Saturday 21 May 2pm to 3.30pm
Cellist Stephanie Crosby, supported by the string quintet La Dolce Vita Music, will present a range of music from classical composers such as Bach, Vivaldi and Pachelbel through modern, contemporary and pop music. La Dolce Vita Music, comprising Ann Carew (1st violin), Evie Jacobs (2nd violin), Brendon Crosby (viola), Kate Robinson (cello) and Toby Saltwell (bass), are talented musicians in their own rights and as an ensemble are incredible. These young musicians have captivated audiences from Logan across the world with performances in places such as China, New Zealand and the United States of America.

Light refreshments will be served so bookings are essential by Thursday 19 May on 3412 5519 or email artgallery@logan.qld.gov.au

Floor talks

Regular floor talks by artists and curators are conducted during each round of exhibitions at Logan Art Gallery. Next floortalks:

Artist’s floor talk: Judy Watson
Friday 8 April, 5.30pm, prior to the exhibition opening
Join exhibiting artist Judy Watson of the Waanyi people who will talk about her work in My Country, I Still Call Australia Home: Contemporary Art from Black Australia, a  Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art touring exhibition.

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.

Two Centuries of Māori presence in Australia

Guest speaker Dr Alice Te Punga Somerville

Saturday 23 April, 2pm to 4pm
Location: Logan Art Gallery

Alice Te Punga Somerville (Te Atiawa, Taranaki) researches and teaches at the intersections of Indigenous, Pacific, literary and cultural studies. Having studied at University of Auckland to MA level, she completed her PhD in English (with a graduate minor in American Indian Studies) at Cornell University. Currently teaching in Indigenous Studies at Macquarie University, her first book was Once Were Pacific: Māori connections to Oceania (Minn 2012). She also writes the occasional poem.
Light refreshments will be served so booking essential by Thursday 21 April on 3412 5519 or email artgallery@logan.qld.gov.au

Artists’ residencies: Sandra Conte, Mary Elizabeth Barron and Rachael Lee

Saturday 7 May, 2pm to 4pm
Location: Logan Art Gallery

Join curator and writer Sandra Conte Sandra and artists Mary Elizabeth Barron and Rachael Lee to hear about their individual experiences as creatives in residence. Sandra Conte will speak about her current project as Creative in Residence at Logan Art Gallery. Rachael Lee has just returned from a mentorship with printmaker G. W. Bot and residency at Megalo Print Studio in Canberra, and Mary Elizabeth Barron recently undertook a cultural exchange and artist residency in Sam Rit Region in North Eastern Thailand, researching textiles and traditional weaving.
Light refreshments will be served so bookings are essential by Thursday 5 May on 3412 5519 or email artgallery@logan.qld.gov.au

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 (07) 3412 5426.

Creative Art Markets at Logan Art Gallery

Saturday 30 April, 10am to 2pm

Enjoy the  creative markets outside Logan Art Gallery. Individual stall holders present their unique handmade wares, including crafts, clothes, jewellery and sweets, plus food and drink. Pop into the Logan Art Gallery’s store for a locally created contemporary gift or collectable. The Markets are an ideal place to buy your Mother’s day gifts. All welcome.

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.