Located on Jagera Country Brisbane Powerhouse is Queensland’s home of contemporary culture and art. A magnificent power station of the 1920s reborn as an arts centre on the Brisbane River (Maiwar).

With over 1,250 performances and events each year, we offer a program of music, theatre, comedy, dance, film, visual arts, in-conversation, and the 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 Brisbane.

Brisbane Powerhouse produces significant festivals and events including Brisbane Comedy FestivalMELT Festival, 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.