2019 Jeremy Hynes Award recipient Tay Haggarty's 'LINK' performance. Photo: Joe Ruckli.
Caitin Franzmann, 'to the curve of you' performance. Photo: Marc Pricop.
Art Enquirer 2019 studio visit with Vernon Ah Kee. Photo: Savannah van der Niet.
Loops and Knots: a festival of weaving across waters. Photo: Louis Lim
Art Enquirer 2019. Photo: Savannah van der Niet.
Employment and Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer and Internship Opportunities
The IMA is always looking for enthusiastic people to join our Volunteer Program!
Being a volunteer at Australia’s oldest, independent, contemporary art gallery is a rewarding role and a great introduction into the contemporary art world in Australia. You will have the chance to meet the IMA Staff, exhibiting artists and Brisbane’s arts community. IMA Volunteers receive many incentives, including; regular training and tours from curators and artists, complimentary IMA publications and a letter of referral.
‘the churchie’ is one of Australia’s leading prizes for emerging artists. Presented at the IMA since 2019, the finalists’ exhibition provides a survey of the compelling and diverse work being produced by emerging artists today.
The Visual Field: Art Industry Insights for Teens
The Visual Field is our professional development program for teens curious about a career in the arts after school. Participants will meet artists, curators, content creators, and industry professionals to explore different career pathways during a weekend intensive at the IMA.
Grade 11 and 12 students are invited to learn about the industry, connect with likeminded peers, gain valuable art writing skills, and be immersed in the exciting world of contemporary art. This two-day face to face experience is delivered in partnership withFlying Arts Alliance.
Jeremy Hynes Award
Since 2009, the IMA has had the honour of presenting the $10,000 Jeremy Hynes Award to an experimental Queensland artist in the earlier stages of their career, made possible through a bequest from the family of artist Jeremy Hynes.
Institute of Modern Art
Free Public Art Gallery
Ground Floor, Judith Wright Arts Centre
420 Brunswick Street
Brisbane QLD 4006,
The IMA is supported by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, the Australian Government through Australia Council for the Arts, and the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian Federal, State, and Territory Governments. The IMA is a member of Contemporary Art Organisations Australia.