Making Place


26 Mar 2022

From 26 March, Tuesday to Sunday 10 am – 5 pm (AEST)

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Museum of Brisbane
Level 3, City Hall, Brisbane City
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this is a free event. no bookings required.


What makes a place? Which sites are significant for individuals and communities and why? Are the landmarks we recognize as characterizing the city today the same landmarks we’ll see in the future? And can memories make a place?

With these questions front of mind, Making Place presents more than 100 historical and contemporary depictions of the Brisbane region from the Museum of Brisbane’s collection. You’re invited to explore the ever-changing city through new eyes: from the past, to the present and into the future.

Become immersed in a newly commissioned sound artwork by Lawrence English that captures the city’s many soundscapes, and experience a dynamic installation by artist Jenna Lee illustrating her insightful reflection on “place.” Then dig deep into the stories behind the collected works through interactive touch screens.

Artists featured include Judy Watson, Richard Randall, Noel McKenna, William Bustard, Vida Lahey, Jane Grealy, Danie Mellor, Kenneth Jack, Sam Fulbrook, Charles Lancaster, Robert Brownhall, Margaret Olley, Stephen Nothling, Margaret Cilento, Lloyd Rees, Paul Davies and Mia Boe.


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