File FGF98 - Royal Queensland Art Society Gallery File

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Royal Queensland Art Society Gallery File


  • 1931- (Creation)

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5 folders ; 30 cm.

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Established in 1887, the society's aim is to encourage and promote the cultivation and appreciation of the fine arts of painting, sculpture, architecture and the artistic crafts.

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The Royal Queensland Art Society had its inaugural meeting in September 1887 and received the Royal Warrant in 1927. Many of Queensland's leading artists have been associated with the Society. It has a gallery and studio in Brisbane and holds workshops, seminars, life classes and exhibitions. Branches of the RQAS are situated in Brisbane, Rockhampton and the Gold Coast.

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From the Fryer Library Art Exhibition Catalogues of Queensland.

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Contains material such as art exhibition catalogues, invitations and ephemeral items relating to Australian artists exhibiting in Queensland galleries.

Folder 1: 1928-1989 -- Folder 2: 1990-1999 -- Folder 3: 2000-2009 -- Folder 4: 2010-2019 -- Folder 5: Regional branches.

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Unrestricted access.

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  • English

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Revised, Linda Justo, 3-Feb-2022. Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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