IMA News

Annual Lecture Series

22 February 2017

Why don’t we talk about colour in art anymore?


Colour was once central to the understanding of art. Up until the 1970s, no art critic … Read On

Exhibitions & Events Guide

2 February 2017

“This year, we are delighted to be working with a diverse and visionary group of artists. Their approach to materials, space, and ideas will regularly transform … Read On

Happy New Year!

3 January 2017

For over 40 years, the IMA has played a pivotal role in Brisbane, supporting contemporary artistic practice in the city and beyond, ensuring that it contributes … Read On

Announcing Our 2017 Exhibition Program

21 November 2016

It’s with great excitement that we share the first preview of our 2017 exhibition program. The year will feature nine exhibitions and a raft of commissions … Read On

We’re Hiring!

1 November 2016

The IMA is seeking a full-time Visitor and Bookshop Assistant and a casual Communications Officer.


We looking for an outgoing Visitor and Bookshop Assistant who … Read On

Sancintya Simpson Joins the IMA

4 October 2016

This month we welcome new staff member Sancintya Simpson to the IMA in the role of Public Engagement Assistant.

Simpson is an artist and writer with … Read On

IMA Green Screen Program Launches

30 August 2016

Following our Open Call in May and a process of selection by IMA Executive Directors Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh, and Queensland Film Festival Co-Directors … Read On

IMA at Gwangju Biennale

2 August 2016

IMA Directors Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh, and IMA Senior Manager Madeleine King will travel to Korea in late August for the 11th Gwangju BiennaleRead On

Installation view. Gordon Bennett. Be Polite. Courtesy of The Estate of Gordon Bennett and Milani Gallery. Photo Credit: Carl Warner.

New IMA Publications

1 July 2016

Two new IMA publications will be released this month, Gordon Bennett: Be Polite, and Nicholas Mangan: Limits to Growth. Both are published by Sternberg Press.

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Join the IMA Team

30 May 2016

The IMA is seeking a part-time Public Engagement Manager. We are looking for a committed individual to support the IMA in developing and delivering a growing … Read On

Green Screen Open Call

3 May 2016

In the second half of the year, the IMA’s Green Room will transform into a space dedicated to the moving image. We are seeking a range … Read On

IMA Winter Gala

9 March 2016

The IMA Gala Committee, Board of Directors, and staff are delighted to announce that the IMA Winter Gala & Silent Auction will take place on Saturday Read On

Upcoming Events

First Thursdays, Radha La Bia
2 March 2017

Launching our First Thursdays program for the year, performance artist Shahmen Suku will take over the IMA courtyard as his persona Radha La...

Bus Tour, Close enough
4 March 2017

Caloundra Regional Gallery has kindly organised a free bus tour, for their opening of Close enough: Young Queensland artists on...

In Colour, debate
9 March 2017

Our 2017 lecture series In Colour looks at the often-neglected topic of colour in contemporary art. Throughout the year, a...

QFF Screening, Dyketactics
11 March 2017

Presented as a partnership between Queensland Film Festival, the Institute of Modern Art, the Brisbane Queer Film Festival, and the...

Art Enquirer
17 March 2017

Art Enquirer is a young artist development program in critical writing skills especially for senior students of visual arts from...