Explore MoB online anytime, anywhere! Go behind the scenes with our artists, dive into online exhibitions or get creative with activities that are fun for the whole family.
A girl with red hair is wearing a white jumpsuit with lemons all over it and facing sideways. Behind her, there is a red wall featuring thirteen paintings. Most of them are hung on the wall, though there are 3 sitting on plinths.
Making Place: Explore the artworks


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

women of brisbane: judy watson

Artist Judy Watson’s book, women of brisbane, draws together stories of women, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, who have shaped Brisbane’s history. Launched on International Women’s Day 2021 at the Museum of Brisbane,  Watson’s book documents, for the first time, the narratives of the women who shaped our city.  Through a collection of stories shared by historians, writers, descendants and members of the community, women of brisbane captures the hearts and minds of 180 of Brisbane’s most influential figures from political activists to slam poets, remarkable elders to defiant mothers. women of brisbane: judy watson was designed by Michael Phillips and published by Museum of Brisbane.

Find out more about Judy Watson and her book women of brisbane here and hear the stories of influential women at the International Women’s Day event below.

judy watson: women of brisbane launch at Museum of Brisbane.  Video: Tide Productions.

You might also like

Watch & Listen
Stories of Place Audio Tour
Explore the Making Place: 100 Views of Brisbane salon hang with artist Pat Hoffie in this self-guided tour.
Back to Explore