Feel the pulse of Brisbane’s cultural heart at the Queensland Cultural Centre in South Bank. Here you will be enlightened by internationally renowned exhibitions at the Gallery of Modern Art and Queensland Art Gallery, the range of performances at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre and the family favourite Queensland Museum and Sciencentre. And while you can easily spend several days soaking up cultural experiences teamed with the dining options and attractions on offer at South Bank, you can get your culture-fix all over Brisbane.
The Brisbane Powerhouse in New Farm has an all-rounded program of free and ticketed comedy, live music and performance events. Further along Brunswick Street in Fortitude Valley you’ll find an alternative vibe with the Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts and independent art galleries like Artisan, Jan Murphy and Jugglers Art Space.
A walk through the city itself will uncover street art, architecture and more galleries and museums for you to wander through. Of note is the Metro Arts Centre on Edward Street.
With all of this and more on offer, you are guaranteed to find your cultural soul in Brisbane. Here are some great ideas for Arts and Culture matching your search criteria. Change the options in the box to the right to refine your search.
Retrace the tracks of Cobb & Co, the first people movers of the outback, as you traverse the unique and fascinating Adventure Way.
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Albert Street Uniting Church has been a Spiritual Home in Brisbane City for over 160 years.
The church is in the decorative Gothic style of architecture to harmonise the style with the requirements of a tropical climate.
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28 Aug to 4 Sep 2014
For the first time ever in Australia, the American Ballet Theatre (ABT) comes to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre for an exclusive season in 2014, bringing with them two superb programs.
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28 Aug to 7 Sep 2014
Officially recognised by Congress as America's National Ballet Company, the American Ballet Theatre (ABT) is one of the world's leading ballet companies.
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Queensland's first bitumen road connecting Brisbane to a seaside resort was 18 kilometres from Petrie to Redcliffe: it was also the state's longest WWI memorial avenue.
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ANZAC Square War Memorial and Parkland, dedicated to Australia's military heritage, features the Shrine of Remembrance with Eternal Flame.
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Brisbane's gardens, located along the banks of this expansive river, are simply wonderful places to spend some time.
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The Beaudesert Historical Museum is one of the largest country town museums in Queensland, with over 10,000 artefacts covering the Scenic Rim region's industrial and lifestyle heritage.
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More than 60,000 Australians died during World War I (WWI), and the memorials erected during and after the conflict were an expression of national grief, serving as substitute graves for those buried overseas.
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Bee Gees fans should take a trip north of Brisbane to visit Bee Gees Way, a commemorative walkway paying tribute to the area's most famous young residents.
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