🎥 At the movies – the summer of film continues with the opening of Shape of Water tomorrow! This otherworldly fantasy from master storyteller Guillermo del Toro is set against the backdrop of Cold War era America in 1962.
There has been so much action at the cinema recently! What has been your top film of the summer?
Where there's an event guide, there's a good time to be had.
There's currently a jam-packed summer happening in Brisbane and you can find out what's on the cards by picking up these guides from our network of cafe stockists!
From comedy to exhibitions, it's all here! So let the good times roll ...
See a new Australian film inspired by true events. For your chance to win tickets to Sweet Country starring Sam Neill, hit the link in our bio to see the trailer and enter. Good luck!
We're back in the office for 2018, ready for our 25th year! 🎉 There's nothing better than being part of the arts and cafe community and we're ready to do it all over again this year.
More shows. More stories. More stands.
Pictured: Our December/January guide, in stands now.
DISCOVER THE BIG EVENTS OF 2018
From annual festivals to major new exhibitions and blockbuster musicals, we've put together a massive list of all the most exciting shows and events that have already been announced for the year. Hit the link in our bio to find out what's in store!
A big shout-out to the cafes in our network. You make our Saturday mornings 👌🏻
Have you got a favourite weekend cafe? Show them some love by tagging them below! We love discovering where you like to brunch and fuel up on ☕️
This Questacon exhibition is in its final days! Visit Perception Deception at @qldmuseum's Sciencentre to:
+ Test your balance
+ Confuse your mind with a phantom hand illusion
+ Feel your arms float upwards by themselves
+ Watch the world around you expand
+ Look into infinity
+ See an image that isn’t there
Experience this brain-bending exhibition before January 21!
Is 2018 the year you pick up a paintbrush? Make it happen with an art class at Brisbane Institute of Art! 🎨
Art classes are just one of the eight creative new year resolutions we put together – hit the link in our bio for more ideas to make this year more interesting!
Now open // A Clockwork Orange at @artstheatre 🔸 ⏱
〰️ Why you should see it: This production features the blistering musical soundtrack performed live and an alternating cast of both male and female actors in principal roles to bring a new perspective to the dystopian story.
🎟 The details: There's plenty of time to see this show – the season runs until February 17!
✨ The Little Mermaid is a delightful highlight of the school holidays. ✨
Take the little ballerina in your life to see this enchanting ballet. Presented by @ballettheatreqld, it takes you under the sea for an enchanting performance by young ballet dancers.
See it at @atqpac from 17–20 January.
2018 already looks like it’s going to be an exciting year!!! So excited to announce that From Fresh will be featured in @rawbrisbane ‘s event: Envision 🎉
RAW is an independent arts organisation that strives to showcase budding creatives to their local community. Their events feature all kinds of artists and are a really fun way to engage with new and emerging talents!
@fromfreshheadpieces will be showcasing on the 8th of February at @themetbrisbane , click on this link below for ticket info...don’t forget to select From Fresh Headpieces in the “Your Artist” section to show your support!
👋🏼 Hello 2018! 👋🏼
Looking to get more creative this year? We've come up with eight creative resolutions for you!
From volunteering at your favourite festival or theatre 🎷 to writing a book 📚 and taking art and acting classes 🎨, we believe that new year resolutions should be your excuse to have more fun 💥
Hit the link in our bio for details ...
Santa hats and antlers are on, and we're ready for Christmas!
There have been so many festive shows, carols and Christmas light expeditions getting us oh-so excited for today. And now if you'll excuse us, we're off to rummage through the Christmas tree.
Merry Christmas – we hope your day is magical ✨
Last weekend before Christmas, and we're guessing you're going to need a coffee to get you across the line ☕️ ☕️ ☕️
As you wait for your morning brew today, have a rummage through our stands to see what's happening in Brisbane in the new year. AND if you're wondering where to find our stands, hit the link in our bio for the full list.
Have a happy second-last weekend of 2017!
Merry Christmas to you all. I've a lot to be grateful for in 2017. A busy year performance wise filled with amazing friends and family. I am looking forward to 2018 and I'll be bringing in the new year, with champayne, under canvas and sat on a beach. No makeup, filter or glitter insight. So to tide you over here is a throw back to more glamorous and sparkly times. I'm in love with this shot. Photo by @devereuxxo MUAH @bombshellburlesque #glamourpuss#hearmeroar#creative#brisbanearts#dancer#brisbaneburlesque#embraceyourself#glamping#happynewyear
We're looking for an experienced Teaching Artist to work with a local primary school in Brisbane's outer suburbs to plan and deliver a tailored drama program next year!
Could it be you? 🤔Hit the link in our profile for all the details.
It's our final library day for 2017! Every Thursday we stock up Brisbane libraries with the happy news of upcoming shows, giving you a little something extra to browse on the shelves.
🙋🏼 🙋🏻♂️ if you love your local library ❤️
Looking for a summer read? @avidreader has shared their top five picks with us 📚 From an Australian must-read to a classic that's just been turned into a Netflix series, there's plenty to get you through the summer. Hit the link in our bio for details!
This Christmas, it's the craft that counts! Learn how to make these Christmas cards at Museum of Brisbane all week 🎄 . . .
Handmade Christmas Cards are always a wonderful heartfelt gift! Our Christmas Craft workshops are running up to the 24th of December! Come and take a break from the city rush and visit us! These workshops are drop in and free of charge! Our extended Christmas hours run until 22 Dec 10am - 7.30pm. Museum of Brisbane, Level 3, City Hall.
What do Peppa Pig, Li Cunxin and Christmas markets have in common? They were part of our top stories of 2017! Take a look to walk down memory lane and relive the year's highlights – the link's in our bio.
Now open // Da Vinci Machines at @cobbandcomuseum.
〰️ Why you should see it: This exhibition features machines made from Da Vinci's genius sketches, including bicycles, war tanks and flying machines you can set in motion, and there's also actual-size prints of his famous works Mona Lisa and The Last Supper.
〰️ The details: It's at Cobb+Co Museum in Toowoomba until May next year!
It's the final weekend of Carols in the Reservoir with @undergroundopera! Experience this annual favourite underground in the heritage Spring Hill Reservoir.
PS – Feeling extra festive? Hit the link in our bio to find out what other Christmas shows are happening this weekend 🎄
Just announced // @qldmuseum is presenting a massive Egyptian Mummies exhibition!
It traces the human stories of six mummies who lived and died in Egypt between 900BC and AD180.
〰 Why you should see it: It features six wrapped mummies as well as scans from the mummies and 200 objects from the British Museum’s world-famous Egyptian collections.
The follow-up to the current Gladiators exhibition, it all starts on from 16 March next year!
Now open // Magnificent Makers at @statelibraryqld celebrates the inventions that were born in Queensland 🛠
〰️ Why you should see it: As well as being free, the exhibition features inventions from the late 1800s to the present day, reminding us just how far we've come in a relatively short period of time. You may be surprised at what was created in our very own state!
School's out! Get ready for the holidays with our list of creative things to do in Brisbane these summer holidays ☀️
From enchanting ballet to brain-bending exhibitions, hilarious theatre and craft and coding workshops, there's something for every interest. Hit the link in our bio for details!
This was an interesting and fun job to complete! Digitally printed Plywood Beer tap emblems for an inspiring new brewing company! @sobah_aboriginal_beverages
Non-alcoholic Craft Beer! Please visit their page 👆
WIN // We're here to brighten your Thursday with a movie ticket giveaway! Hit the link in our bio for a chance to see the heart-tugging true story Breathe when it comes out on Boxing Day!
For fans of The Crown, this is your chance to see Claire Foy as she steps outside of the Queen's shoes 👑