Museum of Brisbane

An exhibition in numbers: The many lives of Moreton Bay

A huge amount of love and hard work goes into each of our exhibitions. Our latest exhibition The many lives of Moreton Bay is a great example of the numbers that make up a show. Dedicated to collaborating with the community and telling Brisbane stories, the Museum worked with more than 100 stakeholders and community members in the Bay.

2 years of preparation

30 Museum staff

8 install team members

9 new interviews were conducted

28 lenders contributed objects

20,000 postcards announced the show to the public

365 islands in Moreton Bay

16 artworks from the Museum of Brisbane collection

28 artworks from other collections

19 pieces of multimedia

3 image slideshows

24 screens

5 Samsung Galaxy Tablets

25,000 words

20,000 Moreton Bay board games

1 612 ABC Memory Booth

1 massive interactive display


Get into the Museum to see it all for yourself. Open 10am – 5pm daily.