Arts and Culture in Brisbane - Visit Brisbane


Arts and Culture in Brisbane

Brisbane's arts scene is in full bloom. There's something for everybody, from exclusive exhibitions and inspiring theatre productions to local performances, a burgeoning street art scene and intimate galleries. Our venues are as impressive as they are original and you'll be spoiled for choice when looking for a pre-show wine or post-gallery boogie. There's never been a better time to hit the town!

While attendance at many of our cultural events have been cancelled or postponed as a result of COVID-19, we look forward to welcoming back our culture connoisseurs as soon as it is safe to do so.

Featured Events

Northshore Brisbane, Hamilton
10 - 26 January, 2020

Cirque du Soleil will return to Australia from October 2019 with its most acclaimed touring show, Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities.

7 Dec, 2019 - 26 April 2020

When ‘Water’ opens this summer at GOMA, visitors are invited to explore this vital element which sustains all forms of life on Earth.

Lyric Theatre, QPAC
10 Nov - 5 Dec, 2020

Opera Australia is bringing a new production of the Ring Cycle to Brisbane in November 2020, exclusive to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre.

Cultural Precinct
24 Mar 2020 - 29 Mar, 2020

The World Science Festival Brisbane is a stunning program that connects audiences of all ages with the concepts, challenges, discoveries and advancements that are shaping the world.

Explore Brisbane's culture scene

Food, Drink & Fun

From seven-course degustations to Asian-Indian gastronomy with spanning river views, the hardest task you'll face is choosing to spend your evening at just one.

Brisbane's nightlife is extensive, spread across both sides of the river, and packed with heaps of options.

Here are our restaurant opening highlights for 2019 so far - and there are still more to come before the year’s end!

Play & Stay