If you're looking for things to see and do in Brisbane, check out Brisbane City Council's creative events program – an innovative, socially inclusive and diverse program of arts and cultural activities and events including music, festivals, outdoor movies, Council sponsored events and community projects. 

The calendar view on this page shows all creative events in our What's On calendar ordered by date and time.

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If you're hearing impaired, find out how to book an Auslan interpreter to attend an event.

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Creative events calendar

Fri 14 Jun 2024 to Sun 3 Nov 2024
Free

From 14 June to 3 November 2024, we invite you to explore Council’s latest Outdoor Gallery exhibition, Paradise Gloss. Curated by Laura Brinin, Paradise Gloss...

Locations across Brisbane

Fri 14 Jun 2024 to Sun 3 Nov 2024
Free

Michelle Xen’s artwork Mnemonic will be projected at Howard Smith Wharves from 14 June to 3 November 2024, 5.30pm-11.30pm, as part of Brisbane City Council’s...

Howard Smith Wharves Precinct, Brisbane City

Tue 2 Jul 2024 to Mon 30 Sep 2024
Free

The Bookplate Art Project is a participatory art project designed to strengthen connections between artists, Brisbane City Council libraries and the community...

Corinda Library

Wed 17 Jul 2024, 10:00am
Free

Still life takes on new life in this celebration of the art of the flower. Brisbane has a strong culture of artists using floral imagery to tell stories of this...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

Wed 17 Jul 2024, 10:00am
Free

花弁 Hanabira (Gentle Petal) is a community-led project that will Museum of Brisbane's transform Adelaide Street Pavilion into a vibrant sanctuary, inspiring...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

Wed 17 Jul 2024, 10:00am

Need a scarf to keep warm? We will have a handmade one sure to suit you. Buy beautiful handmade goodies from the members’ of Queensland Spinners Weavers & Fibre...

Richard Randall Art Studio

Wed 17 Jul 2024, 10:00am
Free

Have you completed the Makerspace sewing induction? Would you like some extra support as you get started with the equipment? During these group sessions, a...

Carindale Library, Westfield Carindale, 1151 Creek Road (near Millennium Boulevard), Carindale

Wed 17 Jul 2024, 10:00am

In line with the Royal Queensland Art Society’s commitment to encouraging and supporting young people the Young Artist Award is an open competition for artists...

Petrie Terrace Gallery, 3/162 Petrie Terrace, Brisbane City QLD 4000

Wed 17 Jul 2024, 10:15am
Free

Discover the hidden secrets of your heritage-listed City Hall building with a guided tour of Brisbane’s iconic Clock Tower. The Clock Tower Tour is a “must-do”...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

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