Noosa Regional Gallery has been recognised at this years’ Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards as joint winner for their 2021 exhibition event, ‘Floating Land: at the edge of ideas’.
Sharing first place for the category ‘Projects: Organisations with Paid Staff’ with Cooktown Museum/National Trust of Australia Queensland and their project ‘Reimagining James Cook Museum; Noosa Regional Gallery have been honoured within a highly competitive field of finalists including HOTA, Museum of Brisbane, State Library of Queensland and The University of Queensland Art Museum, to name a few.
“Being named joint recipient of this award is a fantastic way to end a super busy year” reflects Noosa Regional Gallery Director and Floating Land Curator Michael Brennan.
“The gallery team is particularly passionate about being ambitious and innovative with the cultural experiences we deliver, and 2021’s Floating Land: at the edge of ideas reflected this.”
Presented by Museums and Galleries Queensland, the peak professional body for the public museum and gallery sector in Queensland, GAMAA honours the achievements of individuals and organisations recognised as ‘striving towards excellence’.
“The Noosa Regional Gallery team continues setting out to raise the bar for our internationally respected art and environment event, ‘Floating Land’ as it reflects so much of what Noosa is about” says Brennan.
“We’re currently in the thick of developing the Floating Land program for 2023, and receiving this award has certainly lit a fire under our tails. We can’t wait to announce the dates and line up for our twelve iteration early in the new year!”
FLOATING LAND returns to the Noosa Region in 2023.