The Local

‘The Local’ is an Australian colloquial term used to describe the neighbourhood pub, shop or café. It could also be used to refer to your local museum – but it isn’t. Not all visitors feel a sense of inclusion when visiting their local museum. In recent years, many institutions including Museum of Brisbane (MoB) have […]

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International Tea Day, To The Beauteaful You

Fill up your cup with a curated experience this International Tea Day! This International Tea Day, The1987 Projects have brewed up a series of tea experiences for you to sip on. Celebrate the launch of their exhibition To The Beauteaful You with a special tea tasting, mini makers market and In-Conversation. Lift the lid on […]

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Clay: Collected Ceramics

From ancient vessels to figurines revealing the daily lives of people from antiquity, ceramics have been integral to cultures worldwide for millennia. Ceramics have stored our most precious resources, have been vehicles for knowledge and traditions, and passed between generations as heirlooms. Clay: Collected Ceramics is a celebration of ceramics from two collections: Museum of Brisbane’s […]

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Artifact: Jeff Moorfoot

An artifact is typically an item of cultural or historical interest. It is often said, you can judge a person’s character by the company one keeps, or the ingredients of one’s refrigerator, or one’s choice in fashion. These images of collected ephemera feature a few of my valued possessions, acquired over the years by various […]

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Live Mural Painting: Jordache

Hailing from Brisbane, Australia, Jordache is a contemporary, post-graffiti artist and the director of Mayne Line – a community gallery championing urban culture and street art. His expressive and experimental work has seen Jordache transform large-scale urban environments from concrete jungle to dynamic displays across Australia and Nepal as part of street art festivals and […]

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QUT Art, Design and Innovation Showcase

Take a tour of the incredible Creative Industries Precinct at QUT Kelvin Grove and visit some of their facilities with an amazing range of open studios, exhibitions and more with QUT’s Art, Design and Innovation Showcase. Check out selected works from Industrial Design, Fashion, Interactive and Visual Design final year projects that push the boundaries of design innovation. Experience the luminous lanterns show from Interior […]

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Bonafides: Linde Ivimey

The hybrid figurative forms borrow from the artist’s life directly, bringing animation and resonance to her personal memories. Like Ivimey, many of us share a tendency to privilege certain objects, holding dear the ones that inspire us, keeping them for best. Ivimey has chosen this moment as a time to give utility to her most […]

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Petrichor: Lara Merrett

Lara Merrett’s colour-rich abstract paintings reveal an intimate and intuitive approach to painting. Working on a large-scale, Merrett apposes blocks of painted flat colour with transparent, amorphous pools of acrylic and ink. These delicately layered paintings evoke senses beyond the purely visual, and hint at connections to memory and place. “The exhibition title, Petrichor, describes […]

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Performance + Installation: MEAT MIRROR

Be shared! Or be scared! Ever wondered how dangerous Kim Kardashian’s booty is? And just how far social media and celebrity culture will invade? MEAT MIRROR asks what is beauty, what is horror? Through absurdity and humour MEAT MIRROR tackles the alarming normalisation of life-threatening surgical enhancement. MEAT MIRROR throws gullibility, butchery, beauty, Orwellian satire, […]

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