Eight Places to Explore Your Artistic Side In Brisbane

Sip, paint or stroll through Brisbane’s art culture.

By Guest Styler | 27th July 2017

Whether you’re an aspiring artiste or prefer to appreciate the talents of others, it’s easy to immerse yourself in Brisbane’s art scene.

Mitchell Fine Art, Fortitude Valley

We can’t all create stunning pieces of art, but at Mitchell Fine Art you can immerse yourself in vibrant and beautiful artworks. Their upcoming exhibition, “A Feast For The Eyes”, explores sea creatures and is showcasing from August 2 until the end of the month. Meet the artists, Deirdre Bean and Mirra Whale, at the opening night on August 4. All events are free.

Brush & Barrel
, Paddington

Whether it’s a girls’ night out, a birthday, or a team-building workshop, at Brush & Barrel you are guided through the basic techniques of painting in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Brush up and wind down with a bottle of your favourite BYO wine in one hand and a paint brush in the other.

FireWorks Gallery, Fortitude Valley

In the art and design hub at Newstead, you can explore pieces by established and emerging artists that will make you fall in love, including beautiful, detailed indigenous works. You might discover a piece of art to take home with you!

Gallery 51, Wavell Heights

Join impressionist artist Vicki Corser in a warm and intimate environment. Just bring yourself along – the wine and cheese will be provided – to learn a whole lot of abstract art techniques and create something beautiful.

Cork & Chroma, South Brisbane

Learn the basic techniques of painting with acrylics on canvas in a relaxed atmosphere. The artists will take you through every stage of the process, as you add your creative touches. Pop the cork and drink the night away.

Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), South Brisbane

View the collection of props, comic books, production materials and interactive exhibits at the biggest ever Marvel exhibition until September 3.

Paint It Up, Various Locations

Release your inner artist at one of several fantastic venues throughout the inner city. Get crafty with paint, brushes, aprons and canvas provided while sipping on a glass of wine, beer or a cocktail with your best pals.

Redsea Gallery, Fortitude Valley

Find the perfect piece of art for your home with a selection from Australian and International Contemporary Art. Browse from a variety of eclectic and modern paintings and sculptures, which will brighten up your life.

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