From Life : Brisbane Light

Maureen Hansen is an award-winning artist who lives and works in Brisbane. She captures colourful observations of life in Queensland, including the iconic Queenslander house, familiar landscapes, the sky and local snapshots from the ‘streets of our town’. Inspired by nature and the colours of nature, Maureen observes subjects for hours in an attempt to […]

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Exhibition Opening: Agency by Design

Join the artists, designers and exhibitors in celebrating the opening of the ‘Agency of Design’ exhibition, with guest speaker Carol Taylor. The exhibition features innovative Australian designs that investigate the formative role of design to shape human values and experiences. From low-tech products that assist with daily routines to the newest technologies, the exhibition explores […]

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Louis Lim: Potluck

Potluck is a solo exhibition by Louis Lim, an Australia-based photographer whose work explores diversity in human conditions, specifically those that are under-represented in mainstream media. With a keen interest in light, Louis’ practice focuses on non-fictional visual storytelling and conceptual photographic portraits with a collaborative methodology. Potluck exemplifies cultural diversity in Brisbane by documenting […]

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Reparable Landscapes: Julie Paterson

Julie Paterson is an internationally-renowned textile designer, with a diverse background in the arts and a long history of creating artwork in Brisbane. Her practice spans creative workshops, public speaking, collaborative partnerships and retail presences across Australia. For BAD 2019, Side Gallery has teamed up with Julie to present a residency-based exhibition inspired by on the […]

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Exhibition Opening: Mirror Mine

Mirror Mine looks at mining through the work of Brisbane artist, Caitlin Franzmann, and internationally-renowned filmmaker and artist Ben Russell. The exhibition unravels the complex narratives around the politics of mining, connecting local concerns to global narratives. The exhibition is presented in partnership between Queensland Film Festival and Outer Space ARI. […]

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Luxxbox + Makers Take

Luxxbox + Makers Take brings together the local art and design community for a one-night-only exhibition and street party. Exploring the work of established and emerging product designers from across Brisbane, the event combines a curated furniture product showcase, design studio demonstrations, and live entertainment, creating an environment to support, nurture and inspire the creative […]

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Joseph Daws: Paintings and Ceramics

Queensland artist Joseph Daws will present new paintings and ceramic works at Jan Manton, with an artist talk to accompany the exhibition. Joseph’s painting practice operates between landscape and abstract painting, ultimately acting as an arena for the artist to explore these parallels in visual forms. […]

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Exhibition Opening BAD Boys: Scott Redford and Anthony Lister

Internationally-acclaimed artists Anthony Lister and Scott Redford join forces for the first time to present new works that blur street art, advertising and popular culture, cast through a cheeky lens. Merging painting, sculpture, works on paper, moving image and installation, the artists will showcase works that fascinate, challenge, and at times, provoke gallery audiences, using […]

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Museum of Brisbane has received financial assistance from the Queensland Government through the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, state and territory governments.