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Making Place: 100 Views of Brisbane

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

Place, in Brisbane, is not a static thing. We are at a crucial point in Brisbane’s urban development, with extreme changes to the city predicted over the next decade. With the city we know shifting so rapidly, this is the ideal moment to ask—what makes a place? Which sites are significant for individuals and communities […]


Premier’s Reading Challenge 2022

At home QLD

The Premier's Reading Challenge (PRC) is an annual statewide initiative for state and non-state schools and home-educated students up to Year 9, and children enrolled in an early childhood centre or program. The challenge is not a competition but aims to improve literacy and encourage children to read widely for pleasure and learning. Students can […]


Play the Containers for Change – Popper Rescue game!

No even (only online) Brisbane

You can save the Popper Patrol from falling into landfill and collect points on the new mobile game. Can you top the leaderboard? Don't forget to save your poppers at home as well and recycle them at a Containers for Change refund point for a 10 cent reward!   Find out more here


Chiharu Shiota- A Feeling

GOMA Stanley Place, South Bank

‘A Feeling’ by artist Chiharu Shiota explores aspects of our inner worlds, including emotions, the soul and how to express abstract ideas. As part of the exhibition, visitors can watch a video in which children share their thoughts about the soul. Children can also make a drawing of how they feel using coloured pencils, and […]


Disney: The Magic of Animation

Queensland Museum Grey St & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

Uncover the magic behind almost 100 years of the Walt Disney Animation Studios in Disney: The Magic of Animation at Queensland Museum.’ Opening on 24 June at Queensland Museum, Disney: The Magic of Animation will take fans behind the scenes of their favourite animated film. The exhibition, which features hundreds of exceptional art pieces spanning almost […]

Imagine This…..

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

Imagine this… Imagine a flower… Imagine a car… Imagine a bird… Use colourful and creative craft materials to imagine and make something… then take your creation home or display it in the gallery for others to see. Imagine this… is a hands-on studio space where children and families can imagine and make art together. Four inventive […]



Brisbane Showgrounds 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills

The biggest annual event on the Brisbane calendar, the Ekka is ready for a massive event in 2022 with some exciting new additions just for Brisbane Kids!  The show, with a proud tradition in farming and bringing people together, will run over 10 days from the 6 - 14 August 2022 and includes People's Day […]


Brisbane Powerhouse Lamington Street, New Farm

  A mesmerising symphony of light, sound and joy, staged in a breathtaking mirror maze. Kaleidoscope scales a deceptively simple optical device to epic proportions, allowing you to step inside a constantly shifting illusion. A brand-new solo project by one of the masterminds behind House of Mirrors and 1000 Doors, Kaleidoscope provides the brave and adventurous with a new and different […]


Caboolture Historical Village 280 Beerburrum Road, Caboolture

GemFest is back and will be held on 13 August at the Caboolture Historical Village.  Caboolture Gem Club's biggest event of the year, and this year will feature Gem displays, kids fossicking, raffles, market stalls, sliversmithing, gem sales and crystal healers.  In fact anything to do with Rocks, Gems, Minerals and Crystals you will be […]


Redcliffe Museum 75 Anzac Ave, Redcliffe

Do you know that social connections can make us live longer? They teach us empathy and help us feel happier and secure in the world. Celebrate the spirit of connection in the Imaginarium at Redcliffe Museum. Visitors are encouraged to participate in activities that create connections inside the museum and beyond. Share an old school […]


Rocktastic Treasures

Bribie Island Seaside Museum South Esplanade, Bongaree, Bribie Island

Rocktastic treasures can be found at The Bribie Island Seaside Museum Mini-Imaginarium which features an exciting investigation space where kids can explore rocks and gems. You can be a geologist for the day! Discover a wide variety of rare rocks and gems and learn about how and where they were formed. Did you know rocks […]


Multicultural Queensland Month @ Bribie Island Seaside Museum

Bribie Island Seaside Museum South Esplanade, Bongaree, Bribie Island

Bribie Island Seaside Museum is proud to present Multicultural Queensland Month. This event is the state's largest multicultural celebration held every year for the month of August. The theme for the 2022 is ‘Inclusion in action’ and is an opportunity for us all to acknowledge the diversity of our great state and explore ways that […]


CRAG Kids: Going Places activities

Caboolture Art Gallery 4 Hasking Street, Caboolture

Drop into Caboolture Regional Art Gallery to get creative and have a go at making some artwork inspired by the exhibition After Fairweather. Artist Ian Fairweather was born in the UK and travelled many places throughout his life before settling on Bribie Island. Create a snapshot of a place you've been or would like to go […]


Familiar Monsters

Pine Rivers Art Gallery 130-134 Gympie Rd, Strathpine, Strathpine

What is it about monsters that evoke fear?   We all have our own monsters that lurk and skulk in our company. Mark du Potiers’ solo exhibition interrogates these monsters we encounter in our everyday lives.    In the spirit of using art as medicine, du Potiers invites you to a special kind of wild rumpus at the gallery. Over two cycles of […]

10:00 am - 3:00 pm Recurring

Shadow Makers

Pine Rivers Heritage Museum Dayboro Rd, Whiteside

There are shadows all around us Some are big, and others are small Some move mysteriously, while others sit still All shadows appear with shining light and disappear in deep darkness What does your shadow look like? Does it have a story to tell? Explore the magic of light and shadow in Shadow Makers. Enjoy a […]

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Recurring

The Studio

redcliffe art gallery 1 Irene Street, Redcliffe

Welcome to The Studio - a space to explore, create and play! Artists have long drawn inspiration from their surroundings. We can use art to share our stories, explore who we are, where we are from; and to pass on knowledge about our culture and beliefs. Inspired by the artworks currently on display by artists […]

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Recurring

The Keeper: collectors and their collections

Bribie Island Seaside Museum South Esplanade, Bongaree, Bribie Island

People are curious beings and the world is full of curious things. It's no wonder that if something exists, there's someone who will collect it. Peek into the personal collections of fascinating local collectors. Diverse, rich and often surprising, these collections are brimming with stories. The Keeper celebrates those who love collecting and want to […]

2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Witches Night Market Petrie

Petrie Park 1014 Anzac Ave,, Petrie

Witches Night Market for Witches, Warlocks, Wizards, and Wise Ones at Petrie School of Arts and Petrie Park on 13 August from 2pm - 9pm.    Fun, entertainment, psychic readers, prizes for best dressed, heaps to see and do, market stalls to browse including handmade wares, natural products, Crystals, Candles, Healing Balms, Runes, and more. […]

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