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A night in the JOL: The Johnstone Gallery

Event Information

  • 15 Jul 2014 6:00pm
  • State Library of Queensland, Cultural Precinct, Stanley Place, South Bank 4101
  • Brisbane
  • Queensland
Other Information
  • Cost: Free, bookings required

Enjoy a monthly series of evening talks delving into Queensland’s rich and diverse history. In this ‘Johnstone Gallery’ talk, join Ian Townsend as he leads a discussion with gallerist and former Assistant Director of the Johnstone Gallery Victor Mace, and Simon Elliott, Assistant Director Curatorial and Educational Services, National Gallery of Australia.

They will discuss the seminal Johnstone Gallery owned by Brian and Marjorie Johnstone who were known for many things including representing major Australian artists and having fabulous exhibition openings.

Scrapbook and correspondence from the Johnstone Gallery collection will be on display.

Presented in association with the UQ Art Museum exhibition ‘Remembering Brian and Marjorie Johnstone’s Galleries’.