Public art trails

Brisbane City Council has four public art walking trails focusing on different themes - the Brisbane River, our City's contemporary art and architecture, and Brisbane's cultural heritage. Find out more about the trails, including trail maps and images of each artwork.


World Expo '88 Public Art Trail - 30th Anniversary

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of World Expo '88, Council has extended the self-guided World Expo '88 Public Art Trail to include additional Expo associated artworks and artefacts.


Art and the River Public Art Trail

Enjoy a 2.4 kilometre walk or ride that meanders along the river's edge on the Kangaroo Point boardwalk. The walk begins at the Maritime Museum, South Bank and ends at the Thornton Street ferry terminal, after taking a detour to the top of the cliffs at Kangaroo Point Park.

Contemporary Art and Architecture Public Art Trail

Take a walk through the city and admire the significant contributions made by private developers to Brisbane's art collection.


Cultural Heritage Public Art Trail

Commencing at King George Square and finishing at St Stephen's Cathedral, this trail offers a mix of historic, heritage-listed and contemporary artworks and monuments, each contributing to Brisbane's story.