The Great Detective at QAGOMA Cinémathèque
The program’s opening weekend features a screening of the silent mystery classic Sherlock Holmes 1916 with live musical accompaniment. Thought lost for more than half a century, it was recently rediscovered and restored. And, don’t miss a classic private eye pairing when Robert Mitchum’s Philip Marlowe appears in Farewell, My Lovely 1975 before Humphrey Bogart as Sam Spade sets out on the case of The Maltese Falcon 1941.
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Wold Press Photo Exhibition 2018 at Brisbane Powerhouse
The annual exhibition profiles the world’s top press photographers, photojournalists and documentary photographers who captured an event or issue of great journalistic importance in the last year.
The 2018 Photo Contest drew entries from around the world: 4,548 photographers from 125 countries submitted 73,044 images. The jury gave prizes in eight categories to 42 photographers from 22 countries: Australia, Venezuela, USA, Serbia, UK, Bangladesh, Ireland, Canada, Italy, France, ...
Tony Albert Visible Exhibition at the Queensland Art Gallery
The exhibition will continue the Gallery's commitment to presenting major exhibitions of contemporary Indigenous Australian art.
One of the most exciting Australian artists working today, Tony Albert interrogates representations of Aboriginal people through a mix of humour and poignancy.
Tony Albert Visible Exhibition
Queensland Art Gallery
2 June 2018 – 7 October 2018
Life in Irons: Brisbane’s Convict Stories Exhibition at MoB
It also irrevocably changed the life of the Aboriginal peoples on whose Country the colony was built.
This exhibition offers a rare chance to view some of the few remaining official documents from the Brisbane penal colony.
Presented in partnership with Queensland State Archives, these priceless pieces comprise: 5 hand-written registers from 1824-1842 that detail rations and harvests, illnesses and death, employment and transgressions; the original architectural plans and maps, many ...
Davida Allen: In the Moment Exhibition at Griffith University Art Museum
Davida Allen: In the Moment encompasses over 40 works from the artist’s five-decade practice, and will include a suite of large-scale drawings from 1982 which have never been shown before. The exhibition includes well known works from Allen’s seminal series ‘Death of My Father’ and ‘Sam Neill Suite’, and the Archibald Prize-winning portrait of her father-in- law, Dr John Shera.
“As a woman artist, my paintings are the personal response to being the ‘Daughter of’, ‘The ...
Patricia Piccinini – Curious Affection Exhibition at GoMA
Known for her imaginative, yet strangely familiar, lifelike hybrid creatures, Piccinini invites us to think about our place in a world where advances in biotechnology and digital technologies are challenging the boundaries of humanity.
Working in Melbourne, Piccinini has attracted international renown since 2003, when she represented Australia at the prestigious Venice Biennale. Most recently, her exhibition ‘Consciousness’, which toured Brazil in 2016–17, ...
BRISTOPIA Exhibition at the Museum of Brisbane
As Brisbane grows we reflect upon the elements of our city that nurture and connect us. BRISTOPIA invites you to contribute your voice to this conversation by exploring the values you hold in relation to community, the environment and well-being.
Blending interactive technology with whimsical illustrations by Megan McKean, this playful installation places community at the heart of our city and seeks to inspire the dreamer in us all. Immerse yourself in our ...
Now in its third year, the month-long program offers in-depth learning and engagement with First Nation contemporary art practices which include nine outdoor gallery sites including a display at Museum of Brisbane and large-scale projections on to the William Jolly Bridge. Maiwar also offers opportunities for the public to chat with the artists and curators at the one the many guided tours and panel discussions.
Artwork in Maiwar 2018 responds to the thematic concept of ‘endu...
Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives at the Queensland Museum
Come face-to-face with six ancient Egyptian mummies and use the latest technology to go beyond the wrappings and discover what lies beneath in Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives.
Six mummies selected from the British Museum collection who lived and died in Egypt between 1800 and 3000 years ago will be on display alongside their 3D CT scan visualisations that unlock hidden secrets of mummification and provide a unique insight into the everyday lives of ancient Egyptians.
One Million Stars public art installation in King George Square!
The artwork is a fully immersive experience, inviting visitors inside a four-metre high, 15-metre wide dome created from 370 brightly coloured star garlands, forming a kaleidoscopic effect accompanied by a soundscape created by artist Michelle Xen.
Open all day and night during the festival, visitors can walk in and out, stay a while and reflect on the light filtering through the iridescent star strings, run your hands along the stars and think about the many hearts and hands that have ...