Public Galleries Queensland (PGQ) is the peak membership body for Queensland’s public gallery network.

Public Galleries Queensland actively engages in advocacy and marketing for the industry to protect and promote the interests of public art museums and exhibition spaces throughout Queensland.


To support excellence in the Queensland public gallery sector.


  1. to advocate for and champion Queensland’s public galleries as vital cultural assets to the communities they serve;
  2. to strengthen and unify Queensland’s public galleries through building networking opportunities and industry support;
  3. to promote excellence in Queensland public gallery practice by supporting growth in professional development opportunities available to gallery staff, volunteers and management bodies, and
  4. to ensure professional administrative services are delivered to members and clients through best practice in financial administration and accountability.

PGQ offers professional development funding opportunities for member galleries and their staff and volunteers through its Annual Professional Development funding program.

PGQ, together with Museums Australia Queensland, established Museums & Galleries Queensland Ltd, a peak industry body to deliver services and programs to the regional gallery and museum sectors in Queensland. For more information on Museums & Galleries Queensland, visit their website www.magsq.com.au. Museums Australia is the national peak body for museums and galleries, and we encourage you to become a member. For more information, visit the Museums Australia website www.museumsaustralia.org.au.

PGQ holds elections to its board of management every two years. Representatives of member galleries are eligible to nominate for election (must be current financial members). The next election year is 2016.

For more information about any of PGQ’s services, please contact the PGQ Membership Officer, Karike Ashworth on 07 3059 974 (Wednesdays), or via email: membership@magsq.com.au. For information on PGQ membership visit our Membership Page.

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2014 RGAQ Annual Report
2015 RGAQ Annual Report
2016 RGAQ Annual Report

Please Note: we are currently in the process of transitioning to our new trading name Public Galleries Queensland (PGQ). You may notice a few inconsistencies on the website as we transition. Please bare with us while we transition.

Contact PGQ

Ph: 07 3059 9740 (Wednesdays)
Fax: 07 3059 9748
Email: membership@magsq.com.au

122 Gerler Road
Hendra Qld 4011

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