Brisbane Art Design

Museum of Brisbane

BRISBANE ART DESIGN FESTIVAL (BAD) 2019 is an exciting 17-day program of exhibitions, installations, artist talks, workshops, studio visits and tours, held across the city’s parks, laneways, galleries, artist spaces and design studios from 10 – 26 May.

From Museum of Brisbane at City Hall, BAD will spread across more than 25 venues throughout the CBD, West End, Highgate Hill, Fortitude Valley, South Brisbane, Woolloongabba and Bowen Hill.

Brisbane Art Design, Museum of Brisbane

The festival is a fabulous celebration of visual art and design celebrating the city’s creative talent, with its centrepiece BRISANE ART DESIGN exhibition at Museum of Brisbane from May 10 - Aug 11.

The major exhibition, a must-visit, features established and emerging artists experimenting across a range of mediums - robotics, interactive art; video, installation, ceramics, jewellery and painting.

Brisbane Art Design

Museum of Brisbane Director Renai Grace said BAD will showcase the artists and designers of Brisbane - those who have established national and international careers from the city, as well as those who have made their homes elsewhere but continue to be influenced by Brisbane.

“We are commissioning exciting new works from Justene Williams, Craig & Karl, Susan Hawkins and Isabel and Alfredo Aquilizan to mention just a few, and there will be more announcements about artists and commissions over the coming months,” said Renai Grace.

“BAD will revel in the joy, wonder, curiosity and conversation that goes hand-in-hand with cutting edge contemporary art and design.”

Images top to bottom:

1. Kellie O'Dempsey, Becoming Becoming, (installation performance view featuring Felix Sampson from Dance North), 2018, Photographer Angela Little

2. Craig & Karl Triptych 2018 Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai

3. National Gallery of Australia Install shot

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Museum of Brisbane

Brisbane City Hall

King George Square


May 10- Aug 11



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