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Art Mixtape: Yours for Summer is reigniting your rebellious spirit

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Art Mixtape: Yours for Summer is reigniting your rebellious spirit

Unleashed on Fri 17 December, Art Mixtape: Yours for Summer reignites the rebellious ...

Your ArtKeeper Update: Dani Cabs Checks In

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Your ArtKeeper Update: Dani Cabs Checks In

The four creatives have made themselves right at home and continue to be source of en...

History of the City Collection

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History of the City Collection

The Collection does not represent an encyclopaedic history of Australian art; instead...

Gettin’ Busy at Home: HOTA Style

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Gettin’ Busy at Home: HOTA Style

With so much still to do at HOTA this Jan, we feel like it’s time we take this to the...

2021 Christmas Commission features new art from Nicholas Tossmann

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2021 Christmas Commission features new art from Nicholas Tossmann

The festive spirit is in full swing as we shift into summer and the yuletide traditio...

Chevron One and HOTA Partnership Announce

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Chevron One and HOTA Partnership Announce

Chevron One Residences, is the latest stunning architectural project developed by Ben...

ArtKeeper: Jay Jermyn

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ArtKeeper: Jay Jermyn

Through this lens, Jay proposes new ways of looking at the notions of self and how it...

ArtKeeper: Daniele Constance

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ArtKeeper: Daniele Constance

She creates artistic works that draw from direct experience and social arts practices...

ArtKeeper: Artist Announcement

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ArtKeeper: Artist Announcement

Following the call out earlier in August of 2021, we received 150 applications from a...

ArtKeeper: Michelle Le Plastrier

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ArtKeeper: Michelle Le Plastrier

She has produced workshops for Gold Coast Arts and Culture, Pacific Fair and here at ...

ArtKeeper: Dani Cabs

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ArtKeeper: Dani Cabs

Dani believes that play is essential for healthy community and relationships, being t...

Southern Cross University gets Creative at HOTA

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Southern Cross University gets Creative at HOTA

A new partnership announcement.

A Message from Supercell

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A Message from Supercell

Under the leadership of Festival Director Kate Usher, Supercell brought some wonderfu...

Celebrating a Worthy Tribute for one of Australia's Greatest Artists

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Celebrating a Worthy Tribute for one of Australia's Greatest Artists

The soulful richness of Lyrical Landscapes will continue echoing throughout the walls...

2021 HOTA Gallery Program Update

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2021 HOTA Gallery Program Update

We’ve already welcomed more than 75,000 visitors to the Gallery since throwing the do...

It’s official – Queensland Ballet is calling HOTA home

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It’s official – Queensland Ballet is calling HOTA home

Today, Queensland Ballet and HOTA have announced a special partnership, which will se...

ArtKeeper

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ArtKeeper

We know that it continues to be a challenging time across the arts sector in all corn...

The first major exhibition of the new HOTA Gallery is in the books

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The first major exhibition of the new HOTA Gallery is in the books

Hosting a collection of 19 artists, SOLID GOLD will remain the perfect love-letter to...

Eric Koo captures the Gold Coast skyline

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Eric Koo captures the Gold Coast skyline

The vista sweeps up to the north where the white sails of Sea World can be spotted, a...

Shy, sprightly Mimih Spirits from Arnhem Land

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Shy, sprightly Mimih Spirits from Arnhem Land

Over three collection galleries, HOTA Collects presents a snapshot of the City Collec...

Judy Watson creates a place of gathering at HOTA Gallery

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Judy Watson creates a place of gathering at HOTA Gallery

A second major outdoor commission at HOTA Gallery was revealed, with an incredible ou...

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Meet HOTA Gallery's Executive Chef

We’ve already introduced you to The Exhibitionist Bar, a spectacular rooftop bar and ...

The Rainforest comes home to HOTA Gallery

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The Rainforest comes home to HOTA Gallery

Today, we celebrated another milestone moment in our preparation to open the new HOTA...

Nithiyendran work at HOTA Gallery encourages reflection

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Nithiyendran work at HOTA Gallery encourages reflection

One of the things we love most about art is that it inspires conversation, and this s...

HOTA Gallery unveils major new sculpture

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HOTA Gallery unveils major new sculpture

This outdoor sculpture, a joint commission by the Melbourne Art Foundation and HOTA, ...

Everybody NOW x HOTA

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Everybody NOW x HOTA

So we’re delighted to welcome the amazing Everybody NOW onboard as a new HOTA Home Co...

HOTA Gallery commissions: Judy Watson and Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran

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HOTA Gallery commissions: Judy Watson and Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran

We’ve commissioned two acclaimed artists to create bold new outdoor artworks respondi...

HOTA Gallery a game-changer for the Gold Coast

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HOTA Gallery a game-changer for the Gold Coast

Queensland Bureau Chief Mark Ludlow said: ‘Think of the Gold Coast and images of famo...

What is HOTA Homegrown?

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What is HOTA Homegrown?

We’re sharing our home with Gold Coast Film Festival and are working with The Farm an...

European literature inspires sculpture

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European literature inspires sculpture

‘Literary parrot, Ver Vert is one of five parrot’s artist Emily Floyd has created ref...

In Residence: Michael Smith and Ashleigh Musk

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In Residence: Michael Smith and Ashleigh Musk

Drawn together by their passion for using dance/movement as a vehicle for empowerment...

In Residence: David Carberry, Ben Walsh Alice Muntz, Ela Bartilomo and Rhys Miller

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In Residence: David Carberry, Ben Walsh Alice Muntz, Ela Bartilomo and Rhys Miller

They’ll be on site for 10 days this month and will then present their work in a close...

How do we interpret meaning in art?

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How do we interpret meaning in art?

‘My job here is to interpret art into social experiences; in the hope that we can use...

In Residence: Liesel Zink

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In Residence: Liesel Zink

Brisbane based choreographer Liesel Zink is currently in residence at HOTA developing...

A sculptural mural that demands attention

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A sculptural mural that demands attention

The Duchamp Wall is a nod to Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968); a multi-media artist associa...

Man & Wah’s Cosmic Dusk captures a moment in time

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Man & Wah’s Cosmic Dusk captures a moment in time

Created by artists Man & Wah​, and commissioned by HOTA, Cosmic Dusk was inspired...

Young performers from Logan challenge expectations

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Young performers from Logan challenge expectations

An exciting, original work from the Mamas Boys Collective.

$100,000 commission for local artists

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$100,000 commission for local artists

We love nothing more than supporting and showcasing Gold Coast artists at HOTA. They’...

A solitary figure walks along Currumbin Beach

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A solitary figure walks along Currumbin Beach

The City Collection, which includes more than 5000 works of art and includes one of t...

Local artists get ready to Rage with us

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Local artists get ready to Rage with us

Our doors may be closed just now, but that’s not going to stop us sharing great perfo...

HOTA nominated for Venue of the Year

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HOTA nominated for Venue of the Year

We love being at the heart of such a vibrant music scene and we’re proud to stand alo...

HOTA Artist Fund - Rage Against The V(irus)

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HOTA Artist Fund - Rage Against The V(irus)

Artists are the lifeblood of HOTA. It’s why we exist. Without artists there is no hom...

Preparing the City Collection for the new HOTA Gallery

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Preparing the City Collection for the new HOTA Gallery

Did you know HOTA is the home of the City Collection which includes more than 5000 wo...

Rebecca Ray on the importance of cultural identity

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Rebecca Ray on the importance of cultural identity

Rebecca is a Meriam Mer woman from the Torres Strait Islands who now lives on the Gol...

In conversation with Phillip Dearest

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In conversation with Phillip Dearest

If you’re experiencing any issues with your mental health or well being then please c...

HOTA Gallery reaches new heights

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HOTA Gallery reaches new heights

The $60.5 million HOTA Gallery is the tallest building structure the City of Gold Coa...

Share your love for local artists

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Share your love for local artists

We’re always looking for ways to help artists, performers and creatives to grow, deve...

Keeping the City Collection in great condition

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Keeping the City Collection in great condition

Conservation is one of the many tasks that take place behind the scenes at the galler...

Donna Marcus creates layers of meaning

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Donna Marcus creates layers of meaning

Code by Donna Marcus is a striking installation, assembled into a modernist grid with...

Green Bridge opening

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Green Bridge opening

And it marks the completion of another stage in the HOTA Project as we get closer and...

Farewell Beverly Mcllwain

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Farewell Beverly Mcllwain

Beverly and her late husband Jock were a treasured part of the HOTA family and when J...

Ruth Della joins the HOTA Gallery team

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Ruth Della joins the HOTA Gallery team

Taking on the role of Curator, Outdoor Programming and Public Art, Ruth will be taske...

Footstomp shaking up live music at HOTA

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Footstomp shaking up live music at HOTA

His stellar career includes working with hundreds of artists including the likes of M...

In Residence: Mammalian Diving Reflex

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In Residence: Mammalian Diving Reflex

This week we welcome Mammalian Diving Reflex to HOTA, Home of the Arts as our next In...

In Residence: Laurie Anderson

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In Residence: Laurie Anderson

In a coup for the Gold Coast, multi-award winner and fearless pioneer Laurie Anderson...

Disruptors in Residence

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Disruptors in Residence

They are about disrupting your normal experience of HOTA in entertaining ways, to exp...


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Lyrical Landscapes: The Playlist

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Lyrical Landscapes: The Playlist

Carrying his musical talent with him throughout his career, he’s unable to ...


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HOTA Collects: Anna Carey, Frank Street

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HOTA Collects: Anna Carey, Frank Street

HOTA Gallery (formerly Gold Coast City Gallery...

Kids Take Over Highlights: September 2021

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Kids Take Over Highlights: September 2021

The weekend was filled with music, puppets, ma...

The Calm Within William Barton at HOTA Gallery

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The Calm Within William Barton at HOTA Gallery

One of Australia’s leading Didgeridoo players ...

 In Conversation: Ramesh Marion Nithiyendran

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In Conversation: Ramesh Marion Nithiyendran

In a sense, he draws with clay and invokes a p...

HOTA Collects: Gordon Hookey, MURRILAND!

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HOTA Collects: Gordon Hookey, MURRILAND!

HOTA Gallery (formerly Gold Coast City Gallery...

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HOTA proudly acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we are situated, the Kombumerri families of the Yugambeh Language Region. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise their continuing connections to the lands, waters and their extended communities throughout South East Queensland.

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