Outer Space acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land where this project takes place, Meanjin, and pays respect to Elders - past, present and emerging. 

Outer Space is proudly supported by 



Due to our recent temporary gallery closure we are currently accepting applications for two short-term (length of time unknown, and responding to the current situation as it unfolds) studio residencies in galleries 1a and 1b. 

Applications have now closed.


We are not currently accepting exhibition applications.

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We are always looking for writers to write exhibition texts for our exhibiting artists. If you would like to write for Outer Space, please send your CV, together with 2-3 writing samples to info@outerspaceari.org.


Get Involved!

Outer Space ARI is seeking motivated and reliable volunteers to assist with our day to day operations. If you are looking to develop your skills and contribute to our volunteer-run organisation, we’d love to hear from you!
Reasons to volunteer:

  • Build your skills and learn about the operations of an incorporated not-for-profit arts organisation

  • Contribute to the successful operation of one of Brisbane’s leading volunteer-run contemporary art spaces

  • Meet your community!

​Activities volunteers are sought to assist with:

  • Invigilation of the Gallery spaces during exhibition opening hours (Thursday to Sunday 10-2pm during advertised exhibition periods)

  • Assistance during exhibition opening events (eg. bar operations, social photography, survey collection)

  • Installation and bump-out of exhibitions

If you’re interested in volunteering with Outer Space ARI please email us at info@outerspaceari.org outlining why you’re keen to get involved and what current experience you have (or are hoping to develop through volunteering with us). All skill levels welcome.


​We are excited to offer opportunities to ARIs, freelance curators, arts organisations and creatives with great ideas about how to use our space between programmed exhibitions and events. Outer Space is an equal opportunity organisation that hopes to contribute to the cultivation and incubation of a dynamic art community in Brisbane.  We are keen to support ideas and projects of all sizes and encourage applications that focus on diversity, experimentation and innovation.  

​This is a rolling application process, open throughout the year. 

All enquiries are subject to approval from the Outer Space programming committee.