What's on at South Bank - Visit Brisbane


What's on at South Bank

Visit South Bank for a vinyl record market, a breathtaking dance performance, captivating exhibitions and more this August. Read on to see what’s on at South Bank in August 2022!

Vinyl Market Crate Digging

Vinyl Village – South Bank Piazza and Riverside Green, South Bank Parklands

Friday 12 August 2022

Nothing brings people together like good music! In partnership with Rocking Horse Records, South Bank Parklands hosts a special vinyl record market and listening party at South Bank Piazza to celebrate National Vinyl Record Day. Entry is free, for more information visit the event page.

Terrain Bangarra

Bangarra Dance Theatre: Terrain , photo credit Daniel Boud

Bangarra Dance Theatre: Terrain - Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

5 – 13 August

Bangarra’s award-winning Terrain is a breathtaking exploration of Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre, Australia's largest salt lake. The nine-part performance evokes the power of body and land converging to bring spirit to place. Book tickets on the QPAC website.

Mabo 25 And Big Wet Community By Arone Meeks

Mabo 25 & Big Wet Community (detail), 2018 by Arone Meeks, photo credit: Carl Warner

Legacy: Reflections on Mabo – State Library of Queensland

Until 8 October

Co-curated by Gail Mabo, Dr Jonathan McBurnie and Kellie Williams this exhibition brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists in the spirit of reconciliation. Entry to the exhibition is free.

Holding Achilles

Holding Achilles - Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC)

29 August – 10 September

A refreshing take on one of the ancient world’s best-known heroes, and his relationship with Patroclus, his not so well-known lover set against the epic violence of the Trojan War. Book tickets on the QPAC website.

2022 Australian Property Expo SEQ - Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC)

20 – 21 August 

Over 80 developments and exhibitors featured including local, interstate and international investment opportunities, panel discussions and investment seminars. Register for free entry to the Expo via the event website.

Chiharu Shito Refelction of Space and Time

Chiharu Shiota / Reflection of Space and Time 2018 / Installation view in ‘Chiharu Shiota: The Soul Trembles’, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 2022 / White dress, mirror, metal frame, Alcantara black thread / 280 × 300 × 400 cm Commissioned by Alcantara S.p.A / © Chiharu Shiota / Photograph: Chloë Callistemon, QAGOMA

Chiharu Shiota: The Soul Trembles - Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA)

Until 3 October

Known for her transformative, large-scale installations constructed from millions of clustered fine threads, the exhibition highlights 25 years of Chiharu Shiota’s work. Book tickets on the QAGOMA website.