BAD Neighbourhood Tour: SOUTHSIDE

West End and South Brisbane take centre stage for the BAD Walking Tours on the Southside. Taking in the sights of Griffith University’s Queensland College of Art’s many studios and exhibitions, as well as TAFE Queensland’s graduate exhibition and open day, State Library of Queensland’s exhibitions, Fish Lane, West Village and Metro Arts and some […]

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BAD Neighbourhood Tour: NORTHSIDE

With events spanning from Newstead to Northgate, the Northside has served up a smorgasbord of activities to engage and activate your senses. The BAD guided walking tour will focus on Newstead and Albion, starting the adventure at Gasworks Plaza and dropping in on the many open studios and artist spaces this precinct supports. If you […]

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BAD Neighbourhood Tour: VALLEY

BAD hits the Valley from 14-16 May to unveil the hidden art + design secrets of this diverse neighbourhood. Stroll the pavement with our guides and discover the many galleries, artist-run-spaces, and contemporary collaborations throughout the Valley. For a daytime experience, kick-off your tour along Brunswick Street and surrounds, followed by a wander down to […]

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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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Brunswick Street Art Party

Curated by Butter Beats Record Store’s Jason Woodward, Brunswick Street will get a BAD makeover from 15 to 16 May. Featuring local street artists, dancers and musicians, this arty party will have a flavour for every palette. As the VALLEY gets a fresh lick of paint, local musicians will have you tapping your feet to […]

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BAD Neighbourhood Tour: CITY

Take a walk on the BAD side of Brisbane city with a creative guided tour. With two experiences to choose from, you have the power to tailor your experience! Get BAD in the daytime and explore the CBD’s galleries and ephemeral art installations or stay up late with an after dark art adventure featuring a […]

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Hoisted: Inkahoots

Hoisted is an interactive projected artwork by Inkahoots celebrating sovereignty for the natural world. Go to the web-app ( and create a giant animated flag for your favourite local species of flora or fauna, to be projected live onto the side of QPAC. Presented by Inkahoots in association with Museum of Brisbane. BAD is an […]

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Moths: Lesley Kendall

Normally a paper artist, Lesley Kendall felt compelled to use clay to express the significant beauty and transitory nature of living creatures for her exhibition Moths With meticulous attention to detail, Kendall has delicately hand-crafted over 300 life sized porcelain moths. Each of these tiny, white-winged insects is unique and extraordinary in its detail. The […]

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Botanica: Contemporary Art Outside

Discover a stunning open-air art exhibition in the heart of Brisbane City at Botanica- Contemporary Art Outside. As the sun sets over Brisbane’s iconic urban skyline, Brisbane’s City Botanic Gardens come to life with large-scale projections, surprising installations and interactive artworks that will captivate children and adults alike. Featuring new artworks from some of Australia’s […]

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