Home of the Arts (HOTA)

A:135 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise, QLD Australia

P: +61 7 5588 4000

E: gallery@hota.com.au

W: hota.com.au

HOTA Gallery is the largest public gallery outside a capital city in Australia. It is the home of the $32 million City Collection and presents international exhibitions exclusive to Australia alongside an ongoing commitment to presenting the work of local artists.

Designed by international architects ARM and spanning six levels with more than 2,000 sqaure metres of museum-standard exhibition space, HOTA Gallery has the capacity for touring exhibitions of an international size and scale. Alongside this are exhibition spaces for the City Collection and smaller temporary exhibitions, a dedicated children’s gallery and almost 1,000 sqaure metres for collection storage and exhibition preparation.

HOTA Gallery is a must-see destination that facilitates and shares new ideas and experiences in visual art both indoors and outdoors. It draws its strength from integrated arts programming, and collaborations with artists, creatives and institutional partners on a local to global scale.


HOTA Gallery is the home of the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award. An initiative of the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Foundation, the biennial award honours the philanthropy of Win Schubert AO and her extraordinary generosity as a lifelong custodian of Australian photography, art and creativity. It is now also the biggest award for photography in Queensland, acting as a touchstone for contemporary photographic practice nationwide. The award was first introduced in 2002 and has enabled HOTA Gallery to support artists and acquire more than 150 works for the City Collection.


  • Cafe
  • Children’s playground
  • Free guided tours
  • Gallery shop
  • Onsite parking
  • Parklands
  • Sculpture park
  • Theatre/screening room
  • Wheelchair access
  • Workshops & classes


Jason Phu: everyone is dead, except for me, again.

HOTA Gallery presents work by Jason Phu.

Group Exhibition: Sneakers Unboxed, Studio to Street

HOTA Gallery presents a group exhibition exploring the design and cultural journey of sneakers.

Victoria Reichelt: Colour Your Imagination – Just add books

HOTA Gallery presents work by Victoria Reichelt.

Group Exhibition: Archie 100, A Century of the Archibald Prize

HOTA Gallery presents a group exhibition.

Group Exhibition: Pop Masters, Art from the Mugrabi Collection, New York

HOTA presents a group exhibition of Pop Art from the Mugrabi Collection, New York.

Group Exhibition: Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award

HOTA Gallery presents a group exhibition.

A new home for Gold Coast arts

Opening this weekend, HOTA is sure to win the hearts and minds of locals and travellers alike.

HOTA unveils major public commission

Ahead of its grand opening, the Gold Coast gallery reveals major commission by Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran.