Museum of Brisbane

A Place for the People:

  • 11 Feb 2005 — 08 May 2005
  • Exhibition now closed

Bringing to life the history of City Hall, this exhibition celebrated the stories and memories of a grand old building.

A Place for the People: City Hall Celebrating 75 Years

Stories from debutantes to delegates, jitterbugs to gymnastics, kindergartens to kings, office romances and many more; fascinated visitors. The show revealed fancy dress costumes, photographs, concert programs, menus and scrapbooks. The display included contemporary images by photographer Russell Shakespeare, which captured the diversity of people who use City Hall today and show how it is truly a place for the people.