Museum of Brisbane

A Taste of Brisbane

  • Explore the history and culture of food in Brisbane

A Taste of Brisbane

When you think of ‘Brisbane food’ what comes to mind? From lamingtons to honey puffs, the food of our community is a delicious melting pot.

A Taste of Brisbane explores the food of our city through stories of art, culture and social history. With a focus on artworks from our collection, past exhibitions and Brisbane creatives, we investigate food at a time where it provides familiarity, stability and comfort in our daily lives.

Explore the array of highlights and activities here to learn more about the culinary and artistic stories of our city.


Banner: Sean Rafferty (Galway, Ireland b. 1979), Market Place (detail) 2017, giclee prints on paper on cardboard, timber and acrylic. Photo: Carl Warner, courtesy the artist.
Image: Sean Rafferty (Galway, Ireland b. 1979), Cartonograph (Market Place) 2017, cardboard fruit cartons, timber and fixtures. Photo: Carl Warner, courtesy the artist.