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.
6 to 7 Jul 2013
Transport yourself to a place where history and fantasy merge into a breathtaking world at the Abbey Museum Medieval Festival.
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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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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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Follow in the footsteps of dinosaurs across the ancient great inland seabed when you embark on this fascinating drive.
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ANZAC Square War Memorial and Parkland is centrally located and 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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23 Mar to 23 Jun 2013 Free Entry
Continuing the Artist's Choice series of exhibitions, Brisbane-based artist Michael Zavros was invited to work with the Gallery's Collection.
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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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Beenleigh Historical Village and Museum (BHV&M) takes you on a journey of years gone by. This collection of our heritage organised as a village is dedicated to preserving the cultural legacy of the old Beenleigh region for current and future generations.
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11 May 2013
The love, jealousy, sex and death experienced by Verdi's operatic heroines are nothing compared to that of his real life leading ladies as revealed in Verdi's Women, a new musical play.
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