William Robinson Gallery

COVIDSafe guidelines for visitors

We encourage you to take a look at our COVIDSafe guidelines before your visit


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Current exhibition

By the Book

2 July 2020 - 27 June 2021


By the Book draws upon Nick Earls' non-fiction novella, A New Perspective, to present an immersive exhibition experience.

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Virtual tour

By the Book


Experience the exhibition By the Book by taking an interactive virtual tour of the William Robinson Gallery

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The artist

“Once you’re a painter it’s not a hobby, it becomes part of your very being. Every single thing you do to do with your living relates to your painting. You’re a sort of prisoner to your art.” – William Robinson AO

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William Robinson 2012 © Mark Callanan

Our sister gallery: QUT Art Museum

Our sister gallery: QUT Art Museum

William Robinson Gallery and our sister gallery, QUT Art Museum, are two of Queensland’s premier visual art institutions, situated in one of the CBD’s premium locations on the Brisbane river. Open Tuesday to Sunday, QUT Art Museum offers a diverse suite of in-house curated exhibitions drawn from the university’s extensive art collection as well as commissioned art projects, and touring exhibitions.

Getting here

The William Robinson Gallery is situated in historic Old Government House, next to the Botanic Gardens in the Brisbane CBD.