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See our city through a new lens in Museum of Brisbane's new exhibition Making Place: 100 Views of Brisbane
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See our city through a new lens in Museum of Brisbane’s new exhibition Making Place: 100 Views of Brisbane

When it comes to art, culture and architecture, Brisbane has a storied history and the city's future is set to be equally as exciting. With the Olympics on the horizon, Brisbane’s urban development scene is set to skyrocket. So now's a better time than ever to reflect on our city's most iconic landmarks and ask the question, can memories make a place? Helping to answer this query is Museum of Brisbane's newest exhibition, Making Place: 100 Views of Brisbane, which presents more than 100 historical and contemporary depictions of the Brisbane region. more

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Chiharu Shiota The Soul Trembles
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QAGOMA announces huge summer exhibition Air and solo showcase from thread-weaving creative icon Chiharu Shiota

QAGOMA has hit us with not just a double whammy, but a triple dose of goodness with its blockbuster 2022 program announcement. Some huge exhibitions are coming to Brisbane's art and culture hub, including a summer blockbuster on air and its centrality to life, an exhibition highlighting Queensland contemporary art and a solo exhibition of work by the revered Japanese-born, Berlin-based artist Chiharu Shiota. Here are all of the need-to-know deets ... more

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Good news, art lovers – QAGOMA is reopening this week
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Good news, art lovers – QAGOMA is reopening this week

When the Southeast Queensland weather emergency wreaked havoc on our city, some of our favourite cafes, restaurants and cultural institutions were forced to temporarily shutter. Thankfully, the sun is now out and Brisbane is slowly but surely recovering – and we’re ready to once again spend our free time exploring! It's pretty great timing too, as South Brisbane's beloved art space QAGOMA is reopening its doors to the public this Friday March 18. more

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A fluffle of giant bunnies is coming to Brisbane Quarter just in time for Easter
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A fluffle of giant bunnies is coming to Brisbane Quarter just in time for Easter

With Easter just a month away, we're more than just a little excited for copious amounts of chocolate, a couple of days off work and the occasional hot cross bun (or five). One more egg-citing event to look forward to is Amanda Parer's Intrude exhibit, which will see three of the artist's world-travelling illuminated rabbits making their way back to our city. These big bunnies will be bouncing into Brisbane Quarter from March 29 to April 17, so clear your calendar now to ensure you can catch a glimpse before they hop away! more

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Up Late returns to GOMA for APT10 with international art, local music icons and super-fun workshops
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Up Late returns to GOMA for APT10 with international art, local music icons and super-fun workshops

GOMA's Up Late events are always a standout on our calendar so we have been waiting with bated breath for the announcement of its newest instalment in the series, which coincides with the gallery's major exhibition, The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT10). Now, we get to share the jolly good news with you – Up Late is back and the GOMA team has just revealed a roster of entertainment across two star-studded nights in March. Read on for all of the juicy deets ... more

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Some of your favourite animated characters are coming to Brisbane in new exhibition Disney: The Magic of Animation
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Some of your favourite animated characters are coming to Brisbane in new exhibition Disney: The Magic of Animation

When we think of the little moments in life that leave us with the warm and fuzzies, we think of elderly couples holding hands, the smell of freshly baked cookies and the infectious sound of children's laughter. Another little thing that warms our heart? The iconic Disney opening scene where fireworks light up the sky over Cinderella's castle – as this means we're about to settle in for some movie magic. If you too love Disney, then you'll be over the moon to learn that some of your favourite animated characters and films are coming to Queensland Museum this winter with the enchanting exhibition Disney: The Magic of Animation opening at Queensland Museum this June 24. more

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Say hello to APT10 Kids, the tot-friendly art haven where little ones can craft to their heart’s content
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Say hello to APT10 Kids, the tot-friendly art haven where little ones can craft to their heart’s content

With school holidays extended, filling the days with fun activities that keep the little ones occupied can be a difficult task, to say the least. A summer-holiday savour has arrived in the form of APT10 Kids, QAGOMA’s newest colourful, art-filled playground. Sticking around until April 25, this awe-inspiring wonderland is filled with crackin' crafts, disco balls and unlimited entertainment. more


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The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT10) brings breathtaking works to QAGOMA
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The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT10) brings breathtaking works to QAGOMA

When one travels overseas, we make an effort to tick off as many art galleries and museums from our bucket list that we can. Whilst we sit in transit and await the day we can once again globetrot to cultural institutions abroad, QAGOMA is helping us get our fill with The 10th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT10). Featuring a whopping 69 projects by emerging and established artists and collectives from across the globe, this breathtaking exhibition of recent and newly commissioned art will open on Saturday December 4 and will stick around until July 10, 2022. more

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Look up – Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition is coming to the Ice Cream Factory at West Village
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Look up – Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition is coming to the Ice Cream Factory at West Village

We've been spoilt like a kid in a candy store when it comes to exciting exhibitions popping up across the city lately and one that is sure to get culture-seekers excited is Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition. From October 27, this eye-popping exhibition is set to transform the iconic Ice Cream Factory at West Village into a reimagining of one of the most famous cultural landmarks of all time ... more

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Meet the artists behind the masterpieces at the Noosa Open Studios annual art trail
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Meet the artists behind the masterpieces at the Noosa Open Studios annual art trail

With the weather outlook warm and breezy and our hunger for a weekend getaway more apparent than ever, we think it's time for a dose of cultural goodness. For a substantial helping of eye-catching art and picturesque scenery, take a roadtrip north for Noosa Open Studios, an annual art trail where gifted local artists open the doors to their studios so you can get a behind-the-scenes look into their work – and maybe even find a piece (or two) to take home.  more

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QAGOMA debuts an immersive digital experience of Judy Watson's spellbinding tow row sculpture
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QAGOMA debuts an immersive digital experience of Judy Watson’s spellbinding tow row sculpture

Anyone who's a regular visitor of Brisbane's ever-dazzling art and culture hub QAGOMA is well familiar with Australian Waanyi multi-media artist Judy Watson's tow row sculpture, which is found in the GOMA forecourt. Now, QAGOMA is putting a new spin on the eye-catching art piece with an immersive digital experience that animates and illuminates the significance of Judy's memorable work. more

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Noosa to come alive this spring with culture, colour and art in celebration of ARTober
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Noosa to come alive this spring with culture, colour and art in celebration of ARTober

With the weather warming up and the end of the year fast approaching, our events calendar seems to be filling up quick sticks. If you're eager to have a mid-week or weekend escape before all of your downtime is booked up until Christmas – whilst getting your fill of culture and art while you're at it – then we have found the perfect combination of events for you to make tracks to. Taking over Noosa this October, ARTober encompasses a bunch of vibrant art events including boundary-pushing installations, jam-packed art trails and celebrations of contemporary and First Nations artists. Here's all of the colourful goodness that you can add to your itinerary ... more

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Win access to all of the big moments and world-class events at Northshore Brisbane – for an entire year!
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Win access to all of the big moments and world-class events at Northshore Brisbane – for an entire year!

Riverfront Hamilton destination Northshore is fast becoming Brisbane’s new hub for arts, culture and entertainment – and its jam-packed calendar is evidence of just that. Between multi-sensory experiences inspired by master painters, art boats filled with glowing inflatable installations and vibrant performances blending contemporary circus and street dance, it's all happening at Northshore. So that you can experience a taste of all of the top-notch events that are coming to Brisbane, we've teamed up with Northshore to give you the chance to become a Northshore VIP Ambassador. more

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Take a peek at the mysterious art pop-up Mon Abri landing on the Gold Coast
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Take a peek at the mysterious art pop-up Mon Abri landing on the Gold Coast

It can be easy to wander through your day-to-day life without needing to think out of the box – just cruising along and passively taking it all in. Well, the Gold Coast is set to gain a brand-new art pop-up that aims to make attendees think differently about the standard ‘art show’. Mon Abri will be turning art on its head next month at special location in Coolangatta. Here's what you can expect if you head south to check it out ... more

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What’s that?! A huge humanoid inflatable art installation is popping up at Portside Wharf
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What’s that?! A huge humanoid inflatable art installation is popping up at Portside Wharf

We humans, as a species, tend to have a fascination with all things big. The allure of larger-than-life objects is a phenomenon that is particularly prevalent here in Australia – whether it’s a prawn or a pineapple, we can’t get enough of the everyday when it’s been inflated, enlarged and placed in a picturesque location for us to gaze upon in pure ecstasy. It also doesn’t hurt that these objects make for an absolute ripper of a photo opp. Well, it just so happens that the next (literally) big thing is coming right here to Brisbane – a gigantic humanoid creature will be perching at Portside Wharf for a limited time only as part of world-famous Australian artist Amanda Parer’s travelling Fantastic Planet exhibition. more

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A multi-sensory Van Gogh experience is coming to Brisbane so get ready to stroll through the sunflowers
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A multi-sensory Van Gogh experience is coming to Brisbane so get ready to stroll through the sunflowers

Arguably the most famous painter of all time, Dutch post-impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh's body of work is adored the world over. If you have a particular penchant for Van Gogh then we have some exciting news for you – multi-sensory experience Van Gogh Alive is set to finally roll in to Brisbane this October, allowing art lovers to experience the master's works in a whole new way. more

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A snapshot of the year that was – World Press Photo Exhibition returns to Brisbane Powerhouse
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A snapshot of the year that was – World Press Photo Exhibition returns to Brisbane Powerhouse

Like the year before it, 2021 was, uh, interesting, to say the least. As a global collective, we experienced a lot – from pain and beauty to devastation and euphoria. All of these emotions and some of the events that they are tethered to will be displayed at the World Press Photo Exhibition, which returns to Brisbane Powerhouse from Saturday July 2 to Sunday July 24. more

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A selfie lab from The Sugar Republic crew will be popping up in Brisbane
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A selfie lab from The Sugar Republic crew will be popping up in Brisbane

If you've ever been to one of The Sugar Republic's rainbow-hued pop-ups, then you know it's a feast for the eyes. Neon lights, copious amounts of glitter and candy-coated fixtures are just some of the mainstays at the colourful installations and The Sugar Republic's newest creation, The Selfie Lab, is set to be its most 'grammable creation yet. Described as 'selfie heaven', this pretty pop-up is worth bringing a few outfit changes for. more