Learning is at the heart of Museum of Brisbane. Extend your skills and knowledge through creative-led experiences and learn more about our city!


Explore fresh perspectives through Museum of Brisbane exhibition highlights, tracing the evolving life of our city’s history and culture.

City in the Sun

City in the Sun provided playful reinterpretations, evocative re-imaginings and quiet reflections, proposing exciting images of Brisbane’s subtropical identity today.


The Storytellers

The Storytellers uncovered the hidden histories, myths and tales of Brisbane as told by nine of the city’s contemporary writers.


Bauhaus Now

Bauhaus Now brought to life the little-known story of how revolutionary ideas of the Weimar Republic in Germany influenced modernist art, design and architecture in Brisbane.


What is Different?

Explore this online exhibition giving insight into the creative expression of young people during COVID-19.

A City Submerged: The 2011 Floods 10 Years On

A City Submerged

In 2021, we reflect on 10 years since the 2011 floods devastated our city and acknowledge all who were affected.

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A Taste of Brisbane

Food is on our minds right now! Explore the history and culture of food in Brisbane.


The Designers Guide: Easton Pearson Archive

The Designers’ Guide: Easton Pearson Archive featured 200 garments displayed at Museum of Brisbane (23 November 2018 – 22 April 2019).

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The View From Here

The Elliott Collection of photographs by Brisbane photographer Alfred Elliott (1870 – 1954) captures everyday moments over a period of 50 years.

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Colourful faces artwork by Craig & Karl digital print on adhesive film


The open source ethos continues to prove relevant and more important than ever for Brisbane’s creative practitioners.

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Wattle Teatowel

Remembering the First World War

The First World War erupted in Europe on 4 August 1914. Across Australia the call to arms was sounded.

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Lloyd Rees (Brisbane 1895 – 1988), Cowlishaw House fountain (detail) 1915, pencil on paper. City of Brisbane Collection, Museum of Brisbane. | Banner image: Lloyd Rees (Brisbane 1895 – 1988), Law Courts North Quay 1915, pencil on paper. Gift of the artist 1972, City of Brisbane Collection, Museum of Brisbane.

Lloyd Rees | Drawings from the Collection

Born in the Brisbane suburb of Yeronga in 1895, Lloyd Rees became one of Australia’s leading 20th century artists.

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One Million Stars

In 2017, Museum of Brisbane committed to weaving 10,000 stars in support of the One Million Stars to End Violence project, founded by weaving artist Maryann Talia Pau with her husband and Indigenous leader Mark Yettica-Paulson.

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High Rotation

Go behind the scenes of the early music scene in Brisbane.