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Technicolor Dreams and Transcendent Reality: The Films of Powell & Pressburger is currently screening at GOMA!

The credits “Written, produced and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger” not only refers to an unprecedented creative partnership in the history of cinema; the works of these two audacious filmmakers also represent a special entity that cherished filmmaking as a collaborative work that transcends borders, disciplines, and boundaries – in all senses of the words. The English Powell and Hungarian émigré Pressburger worked with long-term artistic allies from various ...

Titanic: The Artefact Exhibition at the Melbourne Museum!

Collect your boarding pass and embark on a journey to explore the powerful stories of those who travelled and worked onboard the legendary ship. This is the only exhibition in Australia to feature more than 200 real artefacts, recovered directly from the wreck site. Titanic: The Artefact Exhibition focuses on the voyage’s compelling human stories, taking visitors on a memorable journey through the events of that fateful night.   //     Set foot on full-scale ...

Jurassic World by Brickman is coming to the Queensland Museum!

Get ready for an immersive adventure like no other as Ryan 'Brickman' McNaught re-imagines Jurassic World, the blockbuster franchise from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, in the largest LEGO® brick exhibition in Australia. Featuring large-scale dinosaurs, props, scenes and activities made from over 6 million LEGO® bricks. Relive the magic of beloved stories and characters from the Jurassic World franchise, as you embark on a thrilling journey across the Isla Nublar. &n...

Rearranged: Art of the Flower Exhibition is coming to the Museum of Brisbane!

Brisbane has a strong culture of artists using floral imagery to tell stories of this place. In a space reminiscent of a quintessential Queenslander house, Rearranged: Art of the Flower invites visitors to stroll through a lush collection of paintings, textiles, sculptures, ceramics and new media. Commonly associated with domestic settings and still life compositions, flowers continue to be reimagined and evoke contemporary concerns. Rearranged beholds the beauty of this ever-popular ...

Melbourne Winter Masterpieces 2024 – Pharaoh Exhibition

The exhibition comprises seven thematic sections that explore the pharaoh’s roles and duties, including as the high priest officiating in temples, the head of the country’s administration, the leader of the army and the head of the royal family. The pharaohs were responsible for protecting Egypt against its enemies and ensuring universal order; they ruled the Two Lands – Upper and Lower Egypt – from the 1st Dynasty (c. 3000 BCE) until the Roman conquest in 30 BCE.   // ...

The Film Diaries of Márta Mészáros is coming to the Australian Cinémathèque this month!

Following recent restorations of her films by the Hungarian National Film Fund, the Australian Cinémathèque presents Mészáros’s ambitious and deeply personal ‘Diary’ trilogy: Diary for My Children 1984, Diary for My Loves 1987, and Diary for My Father and Mother 1990. Part historical drama, part künstlerroman – the ‘Diary’ series is a semi-autobiographical recreation of Mészáros’s upbringing amid the social tumult of the newly founded Eastern Bloc. Fusing poetic ...

Reception This Way Exhibition is now open at The Workshops Rail Museum!

In a land where the car has provided us with the ultimate freedom to hit the road and explore, it is no surprise that Australians wholeheartedly embraced the American concept of the motel. When motels began springing up in the 1950s, they represented a new, stylish and sophisticated way to travel. Now, you can take a nostalgic trip back in time with us, and travel around Australia revisiting your memories of the classic Aussie motel, from family holidays and long road trips in the swelter...

Eye of the Storm: The Cinematography of John Seale Retrospective

Born in Warwick, Queensland, Seale began his career as a camera assistant for the ABC before establishing himself as one of Australia’s most celebrated cinematographers, with films such as Brian Trenchard-Smith’s Ozploitation stunt-spectacular Deathcheaters 1976 and the Gold Coast neo-noir Goodbye Paradise 1983.   //     Making his Hollywood debut shooting the thriller Witness 1985 for fellow Australian Peter Weir Seale’s bold use of colour and creative ...

The global hit, Lightscape, finally lights up Brisbane!

This uniquely created immersive experience takes you on a journey of the senses through light, colour and sounds, showcasing the gardens as never seen before. Journey beneath glowing tree canopies filled with colour. Stroll alongside larger-than-life flowers and neon roots bursting from the undergrowth and amble through sparkling tunnels of light or under giant poppies suspended high in the night sky.   //   These breathtaking lightworks follow a two kilometre path to ...

World Press Photo Exhibition takes Flight at Brisbane Powerhouse this July and August!

Showing from Saturday 29 July to Sunday 20 August, the 2023 Exhibition invites viewers to step outside the news cycle and think critically about important global topics. The Exhibition explores themes including climate crisis, community and war’s impact on civilians while demonstrating the importance of press photography around the world. Brisbane Powerhouse CEO/AD Kate Gould is excited to see the much - loved exhibition return to the iconic arts venue. “We love bringing ...