Public art is an expression of our city's culture and creativity. Brisbane City Council has an extensive public art collection of approximately 500 diverse objects, ranging from large-scale, contemporary sculpture to integrated bespoke elements located throughout the city and surrounding suburbs. Council also supports a dynamic visual art program of exhibitions, events and projections.

Use this page to find out about public art and urban design initiatives, projects and walking trails.

Street art in Fish Land South Brisbane

Street art, including Brisbane Canvas

Outdoor Gallery

Steam artwork Contemporary Art and Architecture Public Art Trail

Public art trails

Creative lighting

The Platform - Brisbane Botanic Gardens

Biomechanical pelicans Brisbane River

Brisbane's River Art Framework


Creative placemaking outcomes in Village Precinct Projects

Botanica 2020 Kellie O'Dempsey

Botanica: Contemporary Art Outside

Nurri Millen Totem Trail, Boondall Wetlands

Creative Brisbane

Council wants Brisbane to become a vibrant, prosperous, creative and liveable city where cultural diversity is celebrated and Brisbane's creative industries and economy thrive. Find out more about Creative Brisbane, including vision, funding, opportunities and more.

Creative opportunities

For all creative sector opportunities: 

Join the Creative Register

Last updated: 6 December 2021

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