The Bowerbird and The Bride

Enthusiastic fashionistas, designers and lovers of bridal couture are buzzing about the latest exhibition The Bowerbird and The Bride. An exquisite collection of 45 bridal gowns ranging from the 1880’s to 1970”s are currently on show at Old Government House, Brisbane. Australian costume designer Marion Bryce generously loaned a stunning range of garments from her personal…

QUT abstract exhibition

If you’re looking for something different to do in your lunch break then head down to the QUT Art Museum, Gardens Point precinct. Abstraction, toured by the National Gallery of Australia, covers the dynamic course of abstract art in Australia from its emergence, right through to contemporary practice. Early works include cubist inspired paintings by…

Queensland Museum events this April

Take the kids to the Queensland Museum this month with three great events. Museum Detective Children aged 7–12 years are invited to put on their favourite detective caps with Museum Detective. The kids can investigate some cool objects in the lab using cameras, UV light, magnifiers and x-rays to reveal hidden clues. The event has…

Patricia Piccinini’s Curious Affection at GOMA

Patricia Piccinini: Curious Affection is GOMAs largest exhibition to be dedicated to an Australian artist.Currently taking up the entire ground floor, the exhibition includes Piccinini’s incredible, startling sculptures alongside photography, video and installation. A highlight of the show is a complete built environment and a giant inflatable commissioned specifically for the exhibition. Piccinini gained international…

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Take a free guided tour of Picasso The Vollard Suite at QAG

Brisbane Gallery goers will be excited by the latest exhibition to open at The Queensland Art Gallery – and it’s free! Named after the dealer who commissioned them The Vollard Suite is an extraordinary collection of 100 etchings completed by Picasso while he was at the height of his creative powers. Sensual lines and classically…

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A World View: The Tim Fairfax Gift tour dates in QLD

You might have heard A World View: The Tim Fairfax Gift is set to tour around Queensland from December this year. We’re super excited to see Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) will be releasing this key work from their international collection for the rest of Queensland to enjoy. Tour dates: Gladstone…

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Art opening for dog lovers at Black Lab Coffee – you’re invited!

Black Lab Coffee will host the opening night of Stephen Gallagher’s inspirational exhibition “A Portrait – 100 Brisbane Rescues”. Showcasing the many faces of shelter dogs in Brisbane, Stephen illustrates the unique, the sensitive, the scallywag and the cute. Head over to Black Lab Coffee this Friday to catch a glimpse into the life of…

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The Art of Dr Seuss comes to Brisbane

The quirky and talented work of Dr Seuss, a.k.a Theodor Seuss Geisel is visiting Brisbane for a short time only. The exhibition invites you to take a trip down memory lane and admire the works of his inventive illustrations. The gallery brings to life a series of his unforgettable characters like Sam-I-Am, Horton, Cat in…

Wasteland by Johnny Romeo

On Friday 23rd, Mitchell Fine Arts Gallery on Arthur Street, Fortitude Valley, hosted pop artist Johnny Romeo’s Wasteland; A bleak pop dystopia where all sense and meaning has been lost to greed and excess. After rave reviews for his shows in Alice Springs, New York and Sydney, Johnny made the bold decision to bring his…

Getting Crafty with Crave for Crafts

If you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to get more creative and YouTube has left you with some disappointing projects, Crave for Crafts is a fantastic way to achieve your goal.  Run by a group of friendly and skilled women, CFC’s workshops range from macramé to watercolour and are a great excuse for visiting some…

The World Science Festival Brisbane

The science world well and truly made its mark on Brisbane last week.  The tall red banners lining Brisbane’s Victoria Bridge rolled out something like a red carpet to the tens of thousands of people who made their way to the first annual World Science Festival in South Bank, Brisbane.  Some of the biggest starts…

Medieval Power: Symbols and Splendour

Brisbane locals and tourists can explore precious jewels from AD 400 to 1500 at Medieval Power: Symbols & Splendour, Queensland Museum this Easter break. The exclusive exhibition curated by the British Museum has allowed Queensland Museum to be the first in the world to showcase the incredible artefacts. The exhibit includes gold, jewellery, seals, sculptures,…