A magnificent power station of the 1920s reborn as Queensland’s home of contemporary art and culture located along the Brisbane River (Maiwar) on Yagara Country.

With over 1,250 performances and events each year, Brisbane Powerhouse offers a program of festivals, visual arts, music, theatre, comedy, dance, film, in-conversation and digital arts.

Brisbane Powerhouse features two main stage theatres, three smaller performance venues, gallery spaces, three restaurants and bars (Bar AltoMary Mae’s Bar + Kitchen and Vertigo), Powerhouse Store, corporate facilities and one of the best river views in Meanjin/Brisbane.

Brisbane Powerhouse produces significant festivals and events including Brisbane Comedy FestivalMelt Open, OHM Festival of Other Music and Night Feast.

Brisbane Powerhouse is a Brisbane City Council owned venue. 

Brisbane Powerhouse acknowledges the Jagera/Turrbal peoples, the First Nation Traditional Owners of the land on which we gather. We pay respects to all Elders past and present and acknowledge the young leaders who are working beside our Elders in our cultural industries.

We recognise all First Nation peoples as the original storytellers of these lands and acknowledge the important role they continue to play in our community. 


Up-to-date information for our New Farm neighbours HERE

Photo: Dancenorth Australia’s ‘Wayfinder’ photographed by David Kelly.