The Word for World is Ocean

7 March 2024 6:00pm16 May 2024 8:00pm
Join us for The Word for World is Ocean Reading Circle led by Dr Bronwyn Bailey-Chateris. Give yourself permission to connect, read, discuss and share deeply around the vast body that connects us all - the Great Ocean.

The Sea is Our History and Our Future

11 April 2024 5:30pm
Join us for a discussion on practices of storytelling around Indigenous histories and futures connected to the Great Ocean.
Artwork “sacred water”, by Judy Watson in UQ Art Museum exhibition “Mare Amoris | Sea of Love”.

Ultramarine Conversations: Mare Nullius (Rescheduled)

2 March 2024 5:30pm8:00pm
Join us for a conversation bringing together creative, legal and academic voices to discuss Indigenous water rights.
Three people walking towards a colourful building, the UQ Art Museum.

Museum Crawl 2024

13 February 2024 10:00am15 February 2024 4:00pm
Artwork, “Monuments to the South-West Waters of the Great Ocean”, by Chistopher Bassi depicts large seashells balanced on top of each other in a sculptural composition. It is painted in warm yellow, orange and brown colours.

Ultramarine Conversations: An Uprising Built on Love

9 November 2023 5:30pm8:00pm
In our final Ultramarine Conversation for 2023 join us for a conversation on revolutionary love.
Artwork “sacred water”, by Judy Watson in UQ Art Museum exhibition “Mare Amoris | Sea of Love”.

Ultramarine Conversations: Mare Nullius

20 October 2023 5:30pm8:00pm
Please join us for an evening of discussion about Indigenous water rights as part of our current exhibition "Mare Amoris | Sea of Love".
two people in UQ Art museum exhibition Mare Amoris | Sea of Love. One person is looking at artwork  Wagari: Dabiyil, Biram - Vessel: water and sky (Nuit Blanche series) by Sonja Carmichael, Elisa Jane Carmichael and Freja Carmichael

Mare Amoris | Sea of Love: Curatorial Tour

30 September 2023 2:00pm3:00pm
Join a curatorial tour of "Mare Amoris | Sea of Love", delivered by exhibition curators Peta Rake, Jocelyn Flynn, and Isabella Baker.
artwork by Drew Kahuʻāina Broderick, ““a handful of sand thrown against a white wall after work, amidst a rising tide”, 2020 included in UQ Art Museum exhibition: Mare Amoris | Sea of Love.

Ultramarine Conversations: Climate Justice and First Nations Sovereignty

24 August 2023 5:30pm8:00pm
In this Ultramarine Conversation hear how First Nations peoples are leading the fight for climate justice in Australia.
Tishiko King in Antarctica. In conversation with Tishiko King at UQ Art Museum for exhibition Mare Amoris | Sea of Love

*CANCELLED* Ultramarine Conversations: Tishiko King

24 August 2023 12:30pm1:30pm
Join us for a conversation and Q&A with climate activist Tishiko King on the intersection of climate and First Nations justice.

Get to know the museums on campus for Connect Week

25 July 2023 11:00am28 July 2023 3:00pm
Get to know the museums on campus this Connect Week on a self-guided trail.
1 person viewing artwork by Jack Green.

Decarbonising Australia: Once in a Generation Opportunity

15 June 2023 5:30pm8:00pm
Join us for a conversation following the release of the Net Zero Australia study with a panel of leading academic and industry experts.

National Reconciliation Week: First Nations artists in the UQ Art Museum

2 June 2023 11:00am2:00pm
You're invited to the Alumni Friends of UQ Collection Study Room to see important artworks by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.
Artworks by Tony Albert

National Reconciliation Week: First Nations artists in the UQ Art Museum

30 May 2023 11:00am2:00pm
You're invited to the Alumni Friends of UQ Collection Study Room to see important artworks by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.
2 people viewing artwork by Michaela Gleave.

We Are Electric: artist talks & performance of 'Untitled (Death Song)' 2020

6 May 2023 3:00pm6:00pm
An afternoon of floor talks with artists Megan Cope, Michaela Gleave and Dane Mitchell preceded by a performance of 'Untitled (Death Song)'
Two people viewing an artwork

Ultramarine Conversations: Blue Assembly x Blue Humanities Lab at ANU

13 April 2023 5:30pm7:30pm
Join Blue Humanities Lab (ANU and JCU) and the University of Queensland Art Museum researchers in conversation on Blue Humanities. They will be introducing their forthcoming publication "Critical Approaches to the Australian Blue Humanities", followed by a panel discussion.
Artwork by Megan Cope in a gallery space

Lunchtime performance: "Untitled (Death Song)"

29 March 2023 12:00pm12:15pm
In this live performance musicians will activate Quandamooka artist Megan Cope’s sound installation "Untitled (Death Song)" (2020) as part of the exhibition "We Are Electric: Extraction, Extinction and Post-Carbon Futures".
Film still

Film Screening: INFRACTIONS (2019) at NorthSite Contemporary Arts (Cairns)

10 March 2023 5:30pm8:00pm
A screening of INFRACTIONS (2019) followed by a discussion with director Rachel O'Reilly at NorthSite Contemporary Arts.
Artwork by Megan Cope in a gallery space

Curatorial tour and lunchtime performance: "Untitled (Death Song)"

8 March 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
Gain insights into the overarching curatorial thematic of "We Are Electric" by Curator Anna Briers, followed by a 15 minute performance of Quandamooka artist Megan Cope’s sound installation "Untitled (Death Song)" (2020) by UQ School of Music.          
Film still from Infractions

Film Screening: INFRACTIONS (2019) on Yunbenun (Magnetic Island)

5 March 2023 4:00pm6:30pm
A screening of INFRACTIONS (2019) followed by a discussion with director Rachel O'Reilly on Yunbenun (Magnetic Island)

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