QAGOMA First Artists Evening Indigenous Experience

3 Hours
Meeanjin (Brisbane), Queensland
Art & Culture
Year Round
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Celebrate and connect with Australia's First Nations art and culture with this immersive experience and exclusive tour. Discover the incredible artworks from QAGOMA's Indigenous Australian Art Collection and the important stories they tell on this exclusive, unique and immersive gallery tour. Experience an interactive, hands-on activity led by a local Indigenous artist and enjoy delicious refreshments and canapés inspired by Koori Chef Chris Jordan of Three Little Birds.

*This is an exclusive, three hour private group experience that requires a minimum group booking of 30 people. Please enquire now to check availability


What to expect

Immerse yourself in the art and culture of Australia's First Nations with this unique experience at QAGOMA that will inform, inspire and connect.

Commencing with a Welcome to Country and refreshments on arrival, you will enjoy a guided tour of QAGOMA's Indigenous Australian Art Collection. You will also have the chance to express your own creativity with an interactive, hands-on activity led by a local Indigenous artist who will share traditional insights through your art journey.

The evening includes inspired culinary delights from Koori Chef Chris Jordan of Three Little Birds in collaboration with QAGOMA's Head Chef. Chris, a passionate advocate for native Australian ingredients, will share details of the delicious refreshments and canapés being enjoyed throughout the event.

This First Artists experience ensures participants enjoy a creative immersion like no other, and includes:

  • Arrival Drinks and Welcome to Country
  • Tour of the latest Indigenous Australian Art Collection exhibition
  • Immersive creative activity accompanied by delicious canapés
  • A gift to take home, courtesy of the QAGOMA Store and Aboriginal Art Co.
  • Fresh insights and inspired knowledge about Australia's First Nations art and culture

This experience is ideal for groups of 30 to 50 people, including for corporate groups seeking to reconnect teams or reward clients with a unique and memorable experience.

What is included

This is an exclusive, private group experience with a 3 hour duration running from 5:30 - 8:30pm

This experience requires a minimum group booking for 30 people (maximum group size 50 people).

Experience cost:

  • Adults - $590 per person

Minimum Numbers: 30
Maximum Numbers: 50


  • Please Enquire now to find a date that is suitable for you and your group.

The experience is available throughout the year from Monday through to Friday (with the exception of Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Queensland Public Holidays)


  • Exclusive Gallery access
  • Fully Indigenous guided experience
  • Hands-on, immersive Indigenous creative activity
  • Canapés and beverages

Things to Bring:

  • Camera


  • Experience available on request/pending QAGOMA availability (Monday - Friday; excludes Public Holidays)
  • Available 5.30-8.30pm
  • Booking Payment required 30 days in advance
  • Cancellation Policy: Within 30 days and up to 8 days prior to booking date, a 50% cancellation fee applies | Cancelled within 7 days of booking – 100% of total cost payable
  • All visitors must follow QAGOMA’s Conditions of Entry.

Meeting point

The meeting point will be at the entry of either the Queensland Art Gallery or Gallery of Modern Art, depending on the latest exhibition schedule. Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD, 4101

What to bring



QAGOMA - Blaklash Creative

The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) in Brisbane is one of Australia’s most visited, ambitious and dynamic art galleries.

We invite you to broaden your horizons with one of our exclusive experiences immersed in the unique art and culture of Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Our First Artist experiences are co-designed by QAGOMA and 100% Indigenous-owned business Blaklash Creative and are part of the Cultural Attractions of Australia.

Blaklash Creative is a design consultancy specialising in First Nations art and design. Working in partnership with artists, designers and creatives, Blaklash produces community-celebrated experiences that express Indigenous perspectives through artistic process, practice and presentation.

QAGOMA is located riverside in Brisbane across two architecturally acclaimed buildings in the Queensland Cultural Centre, and is a short walk from the city and adjacent to South Bank. Glimpses of Brisbane anchor you to our subtropical city from inside each gallery.

The galleries offer ever-changing exhibitions and compelling experiences that will move and surprise you with an ever-evolving program of Australian and international exhibitions – strongly focused on the contemporary art of Australia, Asia and the Pacific.

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