7 creative spaces to inspire in Brisbane

The beauty and brutality of creativity and finding inspiration is that where we work, rehearse, or perform has an undeniable influence on our creative output.

So, an online community like Creative Spaces that helps creatives find inspiring spaces in Brisbane (and around Australia) is worth its weight in gold for opening your eyes to some seriously cool and vibrant venues.

What is Creative Spaces?

Creative Spaces is a free online community connecting Australian creatives with spaces. From photo studios to dance studios and recording spaces to blank canvas substations, there is a space to let your creativity soar. The site is an initiative of the City of Melbourne and is supported by Brisbane City Council.

How to use Creative Spaces

Creative Spaces is a community website where you can search for spaces in your local area.

Much like other search sites, you can search for spaces by location along with price, size, suitability, or hire duration. It is free to search and easy to sign up.

Brisbane spaces to be your creative self

Whether you're looking to rehearse for an upcoming dance performance, record a podcast, host a workshop, or set up a dedicated workspace away from your lounge room, there's a space for you.

Locals are already searching for inspiration at top venues like The Station and Urban Jungle Studios and we've found a few other inspiring spaces we think should be at the top of your Brisbane list. Get ready to fly your creative flag.

Sure Studio Workshop, Paddington

Concrete floors, white walls, and industrial chic make Sure Studio Workshop an Instagram-worthy location for workshops, exhibitions, or small launch events. Close to public transport, this artist-owned studio could easily be in the pages of The Design Files.

Beinc Podcast and Vodcast Studio, Kelvin Grove

Put that podcast idea in motion at Beinc Podcast and Vodcast Studio in city-fringe Kelvin Grove. Book a sessions in their purpose-built studio that gets you behind the mic creating content that won't break the bank.

Wonderland Studio, Red Hill

Set inside Gramps Cafe, Wonderland Studio is the perfect creative home-away-from-home for playgrounds, children's craft workshops or drama classes.

The Old Museum, Bowen Hills

Perform or rehearse in this iconic Brisbane venue and feel the creative spirit of the beautiful building as you tread the wooden floorboards. The Old Museum has long been a space for performing artists and is the perfect location for workshops, launches, meetings, conferences and more.

Spring Hill Shed, Spring Hill

If your creative project requires a little more elbow grease, the fabrication and makerspace at Spring Hill Shed is the workbench you've been looking for. Located within easy distance of the CBD, the shed hire includes a large workshop for arts, craft, carpentry, and construction projects.

Mikki Auld Hairdressing, West End

With a massive floor plan, the Mikki Auld Hairdressing salon by day, creative space by night on Montague Road sparks inspiration for art exhibitions, saloon-style conversation nights, workshops, or photo shoots.

Arcana, Moorooka

Arcana's The Moon Room in Moorooka is not your average creative space. Located six kilometres from the Brisbane CBD, is a small, but mighty, room with professional flooring, mirrors, and air conditioning. It can be made 99% blacked out day or night, meaning it is the perfect spot for photographers, filmmakers, or techies needing to rehearse for a show.

More inspiration

And if you're still looking for the perfect space, don't forget to check out our community halls and facilities and keep exploring Brisbetter Explore to uncover the best of Brisbane.

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