Museum of Brisbane

New Woman Curator Tours

  • 27 Sep, 18 Oct, 15 Nov and 13 Dec
  • 5.30pm
  • Free, bookings essential
  • Gallery 1

Unravel the stories behind the New Woman exhibition, as Curator Miranda Hine guides you through a century of Brisbane women artists.

New Woman Curator Tours

Unravel the stories behind the New Woman exhibition, as Curator Miranda Hine guides you through a century of Brisbane women artists.

On a scale never before seen in Brisbane, this pivotal exhibition showcases 100+ artworks from more than 80 formative artists, past and present.

Gain insights into the social, political and cultural environment that has shaped the city’s contemporary art landscape.

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Banner and thumbnail: Photograph by David Kelly.
Above collage from top left to right: (1) Gemma Smith, Untitled (2007). Oil on canvas. Courtesy Gadens Brisbane. Photo: Carl Warner. (2) Davida Allen, Drawing #1 (1982). Pastel, charcoal, graphite, gouache and pen on paper. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by the Artist, 2017, Griffith University Art Collection. Photo: Carl Warner. (3) Joy Schoenheimer, Untitled (1979). Earthenware. Gift of the artist, 1983, City of Brisbane Collection, Museum of Brisbane. Photo: Carl Warner. (4) Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Rainbow Serpent Banner (1988). Painted textile. Courtesy North Stradbroke Island Museum on Minjerriba and Petrina Walker. Photo: Carl Warner. (5) Caroline Barker. Untitled (life class model) c1925 Oil on canvas Gift of the artist, 1982 City of Brisbane Collection, Museum of Brisbane. Photo: Carl Warner. (6) Gwendolyn Grant, The Beach Umbrella (1930). Oil on canvas. Courtesy Lyceum Club Brisbane Inc. Photo: Carl Warner.