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Kids

Powerkids: Little Artists at Play

Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse and Imaginary Theatre

Join us every Tuesday, during the school term, on the Turbine Platform. In this space, anything is possible.

Powerkids: Little Artists at Play is a creative play workshop series for children aged 0-5 years and their parents and carers. Bring your kids along to take part in multi-art experiences led by internationally acclaimed artists from Imaginary Theatre.

Each week the host artist will collaborate with the group on unique and engaging activities. From theatre and visual art to dance, music and digital media, there will be something to inspire everyone.

Tree Hugs with Sue Loveday

Take a walk through the trees with Sue to discover what they can do. Using timber blocks and paper products, illustrator and designer Sue Loveday will guide families through a playful installation of sorting, stacking and making. Join her to explore the wonderful creativity that can sprout from trees! 

Powerkids: Little Artists at Play is a relaxed and inclusive environment where you and your children are invited to participate in the activities together.

During Powerkids: Little Artists at Play Bar Alto will open at 8.30am to accommodate all your coffee and babychino needs.

Want to hear more about our children’s programs? Sign up to the Powerkids enews here.

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Powerkids: Little Artists at Play is a collaboration between Brisbane Powerhouse and Imaginary Theatre. Imaginary Theatre is a Brisbane based company creating outstanding art and arts experiences for children aged 0–12 and their communities. They engage children and families in contemporary multi-art form experiences that sit on the intersection of childhood, creativity and community. Over 70,000 people have seen or participated in Imaginary projects since 2006 in Queensland, nationally and internationally.

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About the Venue

Common Questions

How do I get to Brisbane Powerhouse?
See our Getting Here page.

Is parking available?
There is limited free-of-charge, all-day, on-site car parking at Brisbane Powerhouse. If you are travelling by car, please arrive early to secure a park. Additional free parking is available in New Farm Park accessible via our link road, which is opened after 5pm every day.

What time should I arrive?
It's best to arrive at least 30-40 minutes before the show start time to find a car park, pick up your tickets at box office and make your way to the venue. The doors of the venue will open approximately 10-15 minutes prior to show time.

Where do I pick up my tickets?
Tickets will be available for pick up from Box Office 90 minutes prior to show time.

Is there food and drink available

Brisbane Powerhouse has two on-site restaurants; Bar Alto and Watt Restaurant + Bar. More information can be found on our Eat + Drink page.

See more common questions and learn everything you need to know about your visit to Brisbane Powerhouse on our FAQ page.

Get the most out of your visit

See an exhibition
See the world for free with awe-inspiring visual art from just about everywhere. Make sure you don’t miss anything – explore all of the foyers on the main and bottom floors. See what's on.

Explore New Farm Park
Brisbane Powerhouse is located next to the beautiful New Farm Park, one of Brisbane’s most popular and much loved recreational facilities. Pack a picnic, smell the roses in the garden, play a game of tennis, let the kids loose in the playground, enjoy a coffee, or just sit back and take in the sunshine.

Accommodation
There is a wide array of accommodation close to our venue that caters to every budget. Brisbane Powerhouse recommends The JohnsonTryp HotelSofitel BrisbaneKirribilli Riverfront ApartmentsEdward Lodge and Heal House for both short term and longer visits.