Don Ross mosaic on display for a limited time

Don Ross mosaic on display for a limited time


Now till Tue 25 Jan




Anzac Square Memorial Galleries

Don Ross mosaic on display for a limited time

From 14 to 28 January, visitors to Anzac Square Memorial Galleries can see the colourful Venetian glass mosaic created by late Brisbane artist, Don Ross.

This powerful tribute to the men and women who served in World War II is only revealed once per year (to coincide with the artist's birthday) and features an astounding 140,000 hand-cut Smalti Tessera (Venetian glass) tiles. 

You can also delve deeper into the life and influences of this remarkable artist with State Library of Queensland Librarian Jennifer Freeman, presenting a free talk on Don Ross: mosaic artist and Renaissance man on Sunday 16 January 2022 at 10:30am. Seating is limited, register here.

Important COVID-19 information

In line with the Queensland Government’s COVID-19 restrictions, from 17 December 2021 unvaccinated people aged 16 years and over will be unable to enter Queensland Government-owned libraries, galleries and museums. This includes Anzac Square Memorial Galleries.

We will continue following Queensland Government advice. Given the public health directions are subject to change, please check our alerts page before your visit for the latest information.

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