Wed, Sep 26

AllFreeMusicalsTheatreKidsArtPerformanceComedyClassicalExhibitionFestivalsScreenWorkshopsfilm

Five exhibitions to see in Brisbane this year

Sunshine and art. As we head into spring and summer, local galleries are about to bring you some of their biggest shows of the year. Prepare to look outside your own reality at these exhibitions that are opening in the coming months.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

It’s one of the world’s most prestigious photography competitions, and Wildlife Photographer of the Year is finally exhibiting in Brisbane for the first time. This touring exhibition presents 100 awe-inducing photographs that capture the majesty and vastness of the natural world.

30 August to 4 November at Brisbane Powerhouse

the churchie national emerging art prize

Discover emerging artists at the churchie national emerging art prize. This exhibition celebrates art in all its forms – from contemporary to traditional and new media genres – granting all emerging artists with a platform to showcase their work.

8 September to 4 November at QUT Art Museum

Swell Sculpture Festival

Add a dose of art into your first spring beach trip. Swell Sculpture Festival will see Currumbin Beach transformed into an outdoor art gallery at the hands of sculptors from across the world. The striking seaside sculpture display will also feature artist talks, masterclasses and art workshops.

14–23 September at Currumbin Beach

The Designers' Guide: Easton Pearson Archive

Brisbane was planted firmly on the national fashion map thanks to the prolific work of exuberant designers Pamela Easton and Lydia Pearson. Together they formed Easton Pearson – a label that referenced art, travel, film, literature and music. This summer, The Designers' Guide: Easton Pearson Archive will feature pieces from the label’s extensive archive together with a public program focusing on slow fashion, sustainability and experimental future fashion.

23 November to 22 April 2019

The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT9)

The APT (pictured) is GOMA’s landmark contemporary art series, and for the ninth instalment you will experience work from more than 80 artists across the Asia-Pacific. The works examine both indigenous traditions from across the region and contemporary thought, highlighting the current cultural climate of our closest neighbours. If you’re at the gallery before then, visit Tony Albert’s latest exhibition, Visible.

24 November to 28 April, 2019 at GOMA

Pictured: Zico Albaiquni (Indonesia) When it Shook -The Earth stood Still (After Pirous), 2018, image courtesy of the artist and Yavuz Gallery.

 

 


RELATED

Brisbane-International-Film-Festival-GOMA-Creative-Brisbane

Brisbane International Film Festival finds a new home at GOMA


 

Thu, 1 Januarysee all

Kids Collective

Parents of Brisbane rejoice – there’s a marvellous way to entertain your kids for free

Read More

Sun, 1 Januarysee all

Little Days Out

Spend a morning playing, creating and discovering with your child at Little Days Out, South Bank’s free children’s program.

Read More

Sun, 1 Octobersee all

Musica Viva International Concert Season 2018

Discover the dazzling beauty of classical music performed by the very best international artists in 2018

Read More

Fri, 1 Decembersee all

Expressions Dance Company Season 2018

Expressions Dance Company has unveiled its 2018 season with a year of bold international and Australian collaborations to inspire and delight!

Read More

Sat, 3 Marchsee all

Lifestyle: a sunshine state of mind

Showcasing a range of State Library of Queensland’s rare and restricted collection items

Read More

Fri, 27 Aprilsee all

Bristopia

Reflect upon the elements of our city that nurture and connect us at this free exhibition.

Read More

Fri, 18 Maysee all

Life in Irons: Brisbane's Convict Stories

Life in Irons provides a vivid insight into daily life in the settlement using original documents, personal accounts and contemporary art, alongside immersive new technologies

Read More

Sat, 2 Junesee all

Tony Albert: Visible

Survey the work of Tony Albert, one of the most exciting young Indigenous Australian artists working today

Read More

Fri, 22 Junesee all

Alice's Wonderland

This colourful hands-on exhibition brings science concepts to life for 3 - 8 year olds

Read More

Fri, 29 Junesee all

Nature Imagined

Nature imagined offers a new understanding of Robinson's sophisticated vision of his lived environment

Read More