Brisbane Events Calendar

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Big Voices: Children’s Art Matters Exhibition

State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Bank

Big Voices celebrates the power of children to express themselves through art and features paintings and drawings from the renowned Dr Barbara Piscitelli AM Children’s Art Archive. Showcasing beautiful and thought-provoking artwork by children from Queensland, Vietnam and China, Big Voices takes you on a journey into these young artist's worlds, to see how they […]

Free - booking recommended

The Storytellers

Museum of Brisbane Level 3, Brisbane City Hall (Adelaide and Ann Street), Brisbane

Step into The Storytellers and uncover the hidden histories, myths and tales of Brisbane as told by the contemporary writers of our city. Featuring new stories by Victoria Carless, Simon Cleary, Matthew Condon, Trent Dalton, Nick Earls, Benjamin Law, Hugh Lunn, Kate Morton and Ellen van Neerven, The Storytellers creates an immersive and interactive experience combining historical objects, artworks, and written […]

Free

Brain Child

Redcliffe Museum 75 Anzac Ave, Redcliffe

Fun for the whole family, Brain Child celebrates the world of inventions! Pull the lever and witness a Rube Goldberg machine in action! These machines are made from a series of unrelated objects that are joined together to perform a really simple task. Test yourself - can you put it back together for the next […]

Free

Brickman Wonders of the World

Queensland Museum Grey St & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

Brickman Wonders of the World opens Friday 18 June at the Queensland Museum.    The excitement is building! Explore history’s greatest masterpieces, brought to life by LEGO® Certified Professional, and LEGO Masters Australia judge, Ryan ‘Brickman’ McNaught.  From the Great Wall of China and Taj Mahal, to the Empire State Building — this world-class exhibition takes […]

City in the Sun

Museum of Brisbane Level 3, Brisbane City Hall (Adelaide and Ann Street), Brisbane

As Queensland’s gateway to the tropics, Brisbane has adopted imagery of all things subtropical over the last century, from frangipanis to pineapples and bikini-clad leisure-lovers. City in the Sun uncovers and reimagines Brisbane’s subtropical image. Showcasing large-scale new contemporary artworks alongside historical imagery, the exhibition will reveal how the city’s history of migration, tourism, climate, environment […]

Free

Lightplay for Kids

Ipswich Art Gallery d'Arcy Doyle Place (between Brisbane and Limestone Streets), Ipswich

Enter the dazzling world of LightPlay where children can explore their artistic potential in an interactive space created especially for them! Play with overhead projectors and illuminated light boxes and discover what happens when light is cast on different materials. Explore transparency, reflection and shadow as well as other properties of light. See the Children’s Gallery transform into […]

Free

Patricia Piccinini: Curious Affection

redcliffe art gallery 1 Irene Street, Redcliffe

Patricia Piccinini is one of the most exciting and challenging Australian artists working today. Influenced by science, nature, fiction and the unconscious, Piccinini’s ongoing concern is the social impact and moral responsibility of advanced technology on people, animals and our planet. Her fantastical creatures and environments are, in a way, propositions about possible futures. Through […]

Free

Springfinity

Various Brisbane City Landmarks Geroge St, Brisbane

Brisbane City Council presents Springfinity exhibition featured across the city through the Outdoor Gallery program.   Music for your eyes Beautiful, bold and witty, Springfinity is a three-month outdoor art exhibition showing over 11 locations in Brisbane City. With elements of beauty and surprise, audiences bask in the warmth of candid humour and revel in simple lines and good times. Brisbane […]

Free

Halloween Putt Putt

Victoria Park 309 Herston Road , Brisbane

Get ready for a Halloween Scare at Victoria Park’s spooktacularly decorated Putt Putt course from 17 September - 31 October.  You’ll be creeping it real with feature holes including Pumpkin Patch, Witch’s Way, The Freaky Forest and Skeleton’s Graveyard. Bookings online are essential. Cost is  Adult: $22 Child (4-17 years): $16 Concession: $19 Parent/Guardian $18 […]

APT10 Kids

GOMA Stanley Place, South Bank

APT10 Kids features seven projects by artists from across the Asia Pacific region that celebrate inclusion and diversity, and the importance of collaboration and community. Children and their families can engage with these themes through hands-on making and multimedia activities, artwork displays and large-scale installations. The first three projects open 25 September in the Children’s […]

Free

Moreton Bay Region Youth Art Awards

Strathpine Community Centre 199 Gympie Road, Strathpine

Come and see our next generation of aspiring creatives at the 2021 Moreton Bay Region Youth Art Awards. Over 200 young artists have been hard at work creating new pieces for exhibition. This year artists are eligible for prizes across 2D and 3D categories, with awards for individual artists and collaborative school entries. The quality […]

Free

Aussie Backyard Bird Count

Your backyard or local park

The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is the biggest citizen science project in Australia! Organised by BirdLife Australia and their Birds in Backyards Program, the bird count is an annual event that takes place during National Bird Week. The event is a national effort to count and record the bird sightings made by people across the […]

Free
10:30 am - 11:30 am Recurring

Curious creatures for toddlers

redcliffe art gallery 1 Irene Street, Redcliffe

Tuesday, 05 October 2021 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Tuesday, 19 October 2021 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Looking for somewhere free and fun to take the little ones? Redcliffe Art Gallery invites caregivers and children aged 2-5 years to come and play! Join us for a sensory introduction to sculpture inspired by […]

Free

We make every effort to ensure all this information is up to date but should be used as a guide only. Events do get cancelled or changed due to wet weather and other events. If you know of a change or cancellation then please do let us know at [email protected].

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