With a thriving cultural scene, Brisbane is brimming with state of the art theatres, museums and a world-class events calendar. The city’s cultural epicentre lies across the river in South Bank where you can find the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) as well as the Queensland Performing Art Centre (QPAC) and the Queensland Museum and Sciencentre.
QAGOMA is one of Australia’s leading art institutions with an evolving program of Australian and international exhibitions. If you’re travelling with family head to the Children’s Art Centre where artists from Australia and around the world help to develop an exciting and interactive program of activities to inspire your little artists.
Queensland Performing Arts Centre, known as QPAC brings over 1200 live performances to Brisbane each year and is the best place to catch a stage production in the river city.
With 8 entertainment spaces including the Lyric Theatre and Concert Hall, QPAC has a stage with your name on it. Here you can witness some of the best performing arts in Australia including dance, music and theatre. There is a great selection of dining options around South Bank so grab some dinner and enjoy the show.
Find an alternative vibe with the Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts in Fortitude Valley. The centre provides a unique blend of contemporary performing arts with an ambitious program of exhibitions and events year round.
Soak up Brisbane's world-class events calendar celebrating all forms of art, culture and entertainment.
Brisbane Festival is one of Australia’s major international art festivals where you are privy to three weeks of performances in theatre, music, dance, circus and opera.
The festival celebration culminates in a city-wide event known as Sunsuper Riverfire.