The Gallery of Modern Art or GOMA as it is fondly referred to as is perhaps the most popular local attraction in Queensland. Formally opened in 2006, GOMA is the largest gallery of modern and contemporary art in Australia. Interesting enough, the gallery also houses Australia’s first purpose built cinematheque – a film archive with small cinemas that screens mainly classics and indie films. If you are at the Oaks Lexicon Apartments one of the most luxurious Brisbane Holiday Apartments, do not hesitate to drop in at GOMA and experience the best local and international art.
The Queensland Art Gallery which GOMA is essentially a part of has an enchantingly rich history. It was opened by the Queensland Governor, Sir Henry Wylie Norman in 1895 and has since then become an important figure in the country’s cultural history. However with the inclusion of GOMA, The Queensland Art Gallery has now earned a very significant position in the international art circle.
Since its inception, GOMA has hosted a various exhibitions and cultural events. The gallery has exhibited works of Picasso, Andy Warhol, Matisse and many other famous painters. The gallery in is its dedication to encourage children to engage in art and also to cultivate budding artists, offers a wide range of interactive art activities for them. Featuring world class art shows and talks, and renowned contemporary artists, GOMA is a must visit for everyone.
Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travelers.