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Brisbane Events // April 13 – April 20

Brisbane Events // April 13 – April 20

BRISBANE STREET ART FESTIVAL
Now thru to Sunday April 15 // Various locations, Brisbane

Brisbane’s annual street art festival returns for its third year with its biggest program yet. More than 50 Australian and international artists will create 50 large scale murals across the city.

For more info visit www.bsafest.com.au


YOUNG CREATIVES // DIGI YOUTH ARTS
Friday April 13 at 9.30am – 12.30pm & 1.15pm – 4.15pm // Museum of Brisbane, The Studio, City Hall, Level 3, Brisbane City

Be inspired by the young artists from Digi Youth Arts as they share their cultural stories. Then create and perform your own story with a message using visual art, poetry and drama. Digi Youth Arts is an Indigenous-run Brisbane-based arts organisation that shares the stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people. $30 per session, bookings required. Suitable for ages 8+.

For more info visit www.museumofbrisbane.com.au


IKEA // FREE SCHOOL HOLIDAY ARTS & CRAFTS
Friday April 13 from 10.30am – 2.30pm // IKEA, 3539-3565 Pacific Hwy, Slacks Creek

Bring the little kids along to enjoy free school holiday arts and craft workshops at IKEA Logan. No need to book, find the arts and craft station opposite Smaland.

For more info visit www.ikea.com


LET’S GO // SNOW SLINGERS VIRTUAL REALITY SIMULATOR
Now thru to Sunday April 15 from 10am – 2pm // Capalaba Central, 38/62 Moreton Bay Rd, Capalaba

Experience a winter wonderland these school holidays with Snow Slingers virtual reality simulator. Sling your snowballs and battle your opponents to be crowned the Snow Sling Champion. The top 3 highest score each week will WIN a family movie pass to BCC Cinemas Capalaba!

For more info visit www.capalabacentral.com.au


CHILDREN ARE STINKY
Now thru to Sunday April 15 // Brisbane Powerhouse, Visy Theatre, 119 Lamington St, New Farm

All children are stinky, right? Against a backdrop of high calibre circus, a rocking ‘90s soundtrack and genuine belly laughs this acrobatic duo’s attempts to prove kids STINK are met with messy, ridiculous and hysterical twists. They only succeed in proving that children are awesome… and they know it! Expect daredevil stunts, incredible acrobatics, lightning fast hula hoops, loads of laughs and mischievous fun.

For more info visit www.brisbanepowerhouse.org


FESTIVAL 2018 // ONE MILLION STARS INSTALLATION
Now thru to Sunday April 15 // King George Square, Ann St & Roma St, Brisbane City

Experience the spectacular One Million Stars temporary public art installation. Museum of Brisbane brings artist Maryann Talia Pau’s vision to life in a large-scale artwork featuring one million stars contributed by star weavers from around the world to inspire light, hope and peace.

For more info visit www.brisbane.qld.gov.au


FESTIVAL 2018 BRISBANE
Now thru to Sunday April 15 // Cultural Forecourt, South Bank

Festival 2018 Brisbane offers everyone in the city free, world-class entertainment with a program featuring music, exhibitions, theatre, dance, film, comedy, markets and more. Bring your family and friends and take part in the free events on offer.

For more info visit www.visitbrisbane.com.au


NICKELODEON AT THE HYPERDOME
Now thru to Sunday April 15 // The Hyperdome, Pacific Hwy & Bryants Rd, Loganholme

Prepare yourselves for screeches of excitement as the official Nickelodeon Slime Cup Auditions arrives at Hyperdome these school holidays. There will be two weeks of jam-packed fun, including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle meet & greets leading up to the big audition days!

For more info visit www.hyperdomeshopping.com.au


PETER RABBIT ACTIVITY ZONE
Now thru to Sunday April 15 // Westfield North Lakes, Centre Court, Cnr Anzac Ave & North Lakes Dr, North Lakes

Enjoy all things Peter Rabbit with a fun filled school holidays event program including crafts and interactive story-telling.

For more info visit www.westfield.com.au


PARKOUR PARK
Now thru to Sunday April 15 // Westfield Garden City,  Logan & Kessels Rd’s, Upper Mount Gravatt

Looking for something a bit different for the school holidays? Book the kids in to learn basic Parkour moves from the pros at Brisbane Parkour Association at Westfield Garden City. The workshops are designed for kids aged 7 to 14 and there are also Thursday night sessions for older kids and adults 15+.

For more info visit www.westfield.com.au


UNDER CONSTRUCTION
Now thru to Monday April 16 from 9.30am – 4pm // The Workshops Rail Museum, North St, North Ipswich

Enter a construction Zone like no other and become an engineer for the day and play in the Inventors Workshop and the Dream It! Design It! Build It! Zone which is full of LEGO.

For more info visit www.theworkshops.qm.qld.gov.au


HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS // 2018 AUS TOUR
Friday April 20 at 7pm // Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Melaleuca Dr, Boondall

First formed in 1926, the Harlem Globetrotters have become one of the most popular entertainment brands in the world, performing hundreds of live shows every year. Their unique basketball skills and wizardry have thrilled fans around the world and they are synonymous with family entertainment and breaking down barriers and social divides.

For more info visit www.brisent.com.au


CHILDREN’S EXHIBITION // ME MYSELFIE AND I
Now thru to Sunday April 22 // GOMA, Cultural Precinct, Stanley Pl, South Bank

‘Me, Myselfie and I’ is a Collection-based exhibition which explores representation of self and features video works by Takahiko Iimura, Phil Dadson, Miloš Tomić and a series of digital prints by Gordon Bennett. The exhibition also includes interactive making and multimedia artist projects that invite children to consider different ways of creating their own portraits.

For more info visit www.qagoma.qld.gov.au


CLIMBING WEB
Now thru to Wednesday April 25 // Ipswich Art Gallery, D’Arcy Doyle Pl, Ipswich

Reach new heights with a hand crocheted climbing tunnel by artist Evelyn Roth that fills the entire Children’s Gallery! The Climbing Web is a large-scale multicoloured crocheted net suspended from the gallery ceiling. Complete with energetic music and spinning disco lights, it’s an exciting and safe environment where kids can climb, tumble, dive and spin while safely suspended off the ground.

For more info visit www.ipswichartgallery.qld.gov.au


KITE WISHES PROJECT
Now thru to Sunday April 29 // Museum of Brisbane, City Hall, 64 Adelaide St, Brisbane City

Your kids will enjoy designing their own kite or be inspired by the koinobori fish template created by Brisbane artist Elysha Rei. They are then invited to return to the museum on Saturday February 24  and send their wishes flying high as part of a kite procession from King George Square to Kisaragi-Sai Festival at the Roma Street Parklands.

For more info visit www.museumofbrisbane.com.au


DISNEY’S ALADDIN
Now thru to Sunday June 3 // QPAC, Lyric Theatre, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank

The beloved story of Aladdin comes to life in this spectacular new musical. Breathtaking sets, mind-blowing special effects, over 300 lavish costumes and a fabulous cast bring the magic of Disney’s Aladdin to life on stage. Featuring all the songs from the classic Academy award winning film, including “Friend like Me”, “A Whole New World” and “Arabian Nights”, prepare to experience the unmissable theatrical magic that is Aladdin.

For more info visit www.qpac.com.au


MAGNIFICENT MAKERS
Now thru to Sunday June 3 // Philip Bacon Heritage Gallery, Level 4, State Library of Queensland, Stanley Pl, South Bank

Enjoy this intriguing exploration of innovation and invention from the late 1800s to the present day and discover more about those Queenslanders who thought outside the box to craft pioneering creations.

For more info visit www.makers.slq.qld.gov.au


PERCEPTION DECEPTION
Now thru to Sunday July 15 from 9.30am – 5pm // Queensland Museum, Cr Grey & Melbourne St’s, Sth Bank, Sth Brisbane

Enjoy mind melting illusions, sensory sensations, playing with perception, and discovering the world inside your head. This hands on exhibition will challenge your sensory signals and explore how your brain perceives the things and people around you. Discover how people may perceive the same thing in a different way and that reality is not what it seems.Your kids will get a chance to test their balance while wearing special glasses, confuse their mind with phantom  hand illusions, look to infinity through a deep tunnel, pick up a robot floating in the air and much more!

For more info visit www.qm.qld.gov.au


PATRICIA PICCININI // CURIOUS CREATURES
Now thru to Wednesday August 5 // GOMA, Gallery 1.4, Stanley Pl, South Bank

This interactive exhibition encourages children to engage in imaginative play as they discover strange and curious creatures that inhabit a burrow-like environment. Children can interact with these soft creatures of the artist’s design, which they can move around and nestle into in a tactile, immersive space.

For more info visit www.qagoma.qld.gov.au


EGYPTIAN MUMMIES // EXPLORING ANCIENT LIVES
Now thru to Sunday August 26 // Queensland Museum, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank

You will discover six mummies and more than 200 artefacts from the world famous Egyptian collections of the British Museum, and gain insight into the life and death of those six individuals who lived in Egypt between 3000 and 1800 years ago.

For more info visit www.mummies.qm.qld.gov.au


SCHOOL’S OUT
Check out what’s happening in Byron Bay, Brisbane and the Gold Coast these Easter school holidays!
Find out more here www.havenmagazine.com.au


MARKETS
Check out our April calendar for all of the coolest food, fashion and art and craft markets in Byron Bay, Brisbane and the Gold Coast!
Find out more here www.havenmagazine.com.au


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