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Fri 24 Jul 2020 to Sat 22 Aug 2020

Bask in exclusive new works developed by leading Brisbane companies and creative artists emerging from isolation. Lights On at Brisbane Powerhouse is a curated...

Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

Mon 27 Jul 2020 to Wed 26 Aug 2020

Uncover Brisbane’s histories, myths and tales as told by the storytellers of our city. Featuring new stories by Victoria Carless, Simon Cleary, Matthew Condon...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

Tue 28 Jul 2020 to Wed 26 Aug 2020
Free

Come help us celebrate a major birthday! City Hall is 100 years old and renowned LEGO® builder Ben Craig, also known as The Brick Builder has undertaken a...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

Wed 29 Jul 2020 to Sun 6 Sep 2020
Free

Kim Ah Sam is a Kuku Yalanji/ Kalkadoon artist working across drypoint, etching, weaving, printmaking and paper making. An abiding theme of her art practice is...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

Tue 4 Aug 2020 to Sun 6 Sep 2020
Free

Faces of Brisbane showcases eight portraits recently acquired by Museum of Brisbane. As these artworks demonstrate, artists continue to return to portraiture as...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

Wed 5 Aug 2020 to Mon 31 Aug 2020
Free

Come and explore Blank stares, a site-specific collage installation by Elizabeth Willing, composed of food images from vintage cookbooks! Elizabeth Willing is a...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

Thu 6 Aug 2020 to Sun 6 Sep 2020
Free

Come and see a curated selection of artefacts donated by Brisbane locals, capturing Brisbane’s COVID-19 experience. From puzzles and paper hugs to toilet paper...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

Mon 10 Aug 2020 to Sun 22 Nov 2020
Free

From 10 August to 22 November 2020, experience Brisbane City Council's Outdoor Gallery RAZZLE DAZZLE exhibition curated by McCarthySwann Projects curators Amy...

Various locations, Brisbane City

Wed 12 Aug 2020
Ended

**This event has been cancelled.** Bauhaus Now brings to life the little-known story of how revolutionary ideas of the Weimar Republic in Germany influenced...

Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane City

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Last updated:17 March 2020