What's on at South Bank - Visit Brisbane


What's on at South Bank

Discover fun and entertaining activities and events happening at South Bank! Here’s what’s on…

Kids Collective Kid

Kids Collective - various locations, South Bank Parklands

Thursday mornings 

Round up the littlies!- Kids Collective has returned to South Bank Parklands every Thursday, for children aged 0- 5 years. The free workshops will be split into 30- 45 minute sessions, taking place at 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am and 12:00pm. To attend any of these session, registration is required, for more information about the sessions please – click here.

Family South Bank Parklands

The Sound Society South Bank - various locations, South Bank Parklands

Friday and Saturday afternoons from Saturday 11 July

Tune into the smooth vocals and unique sounds of Brisbane’s most celebrated up and coming artists, surrounded by panoramic parkland views every Friday and Saturday at The Sound Society. For more information including times and locations please – click here.

Spark Lab Queensland Museum Family

Sparklab - Queensland Museum

Open daily for three scheduled sessions per day

Ignite your imagination in SparkLab and explore interactive exhibits and discover how science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) affect your everyday world. Ideal for 6 to 13 year olds, there are live experiments at the Science Bar and kids can get hands on at the Maker Space, designing and creating a solution to a challenging question.

BrittenV1000 1991 TePapa TheMotorcycle QAGOMA

Britten Motorcycle Company Ltd, Christchurch. Britten V1000 motorcycle 1991. Purchased 1995 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. Collection: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

The Motorcycle: Design, Art, Desire - Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)

20 November 2020 - 26 April 2021

A world-exclusive exhibition featuring more than 100 innovative and influential motorcycles from 1860s to present day, showcasing the art, design and history of one of the most iconic objects of the last 150 years.

Boomerang 2006 - Queensland Art Gallery

Until 8 August 2021

See a 270 000 crystal piece chandelier sparkling gracefully above QAG’s Watermall. The work by Ai Weiwei Boomerang is both dreamscape and a monument to consumption and display. QAG is open to a limited number of visitors from 10am – 5pm daily using a time-entry ticket system, for more information please – click here.

Carl Barron: Skating Rink for Flies - Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

8 – 20 September

Funny stories in a brand-new show by the number one voted comedian for two years running – Carl Barron.

The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposium - Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

10 September 

The symposium, created by Women and Leadership Australia (WLA) to provide leadership development and immerse participants in an experience informed by the complexities and opportunities of being a female leader in Australia today.

Reel Classics - Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

27 September 

Great music from great movies performed by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra conducted by Guy Noble. Including classic pieces from Lawrence of Arabia, E.t. and The Incredibles.

Mavis Ngallametta Installation Queensland Art Gallery

Mavis Ngallametta: Show Me The Way to Go Home - Queensland Art Gallery

Until 7 February 2021

An exhibition surveying a decade of Mavis Ngallametta's intricate and animated paintings. Mavis Ngallametta was one of the most well-regarded senior community-based artists in Australia, an elder of the Putch clan and a cultural leader of the Wik and Kugu people of Aurukun. QAG is open to a limited number of visitors from 10am – 5pm daily using a time-entry ticket system, for more information please – click here.

Threads - Queensland Museum

Until 21 February 2021

A free exhibition featuring a stunning collection of fashion and art from Quandamooka artist Elisa Jane Carmichael.