SUMMER IN THE CITY
If you need extra excuse to book a mini break, here are three events for your calendar:
The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT9), QAGOMA The ambitious APT series returns to QAGOMA this summer, bringing significant art from across the Asia Pacific to Brisbane. This free contemporary art exhibition presents a unique mix of creativity and crosscultural insight. It’s on until April 28.
The Designers’ Guide: Easton Pearson Archive, Museum of Brisbane Embraced by the style set, the exhibition showcases bold and beautiful designs from the Brisbane fashion house over its 28 years, complemented by sketches, accessories and anecdotes from the designers. The Designers’ Guide: Easton Pearson Archive runs until April 22. Tickets are $12, concession $9 or free for children aged under 12.
DECEMBER 30 - JANUARY 6
Brisbane International, Queensland Tennis Centre As one of the key lead-in events to the Australian Tennis Open, it’s attracted some big names in its 10-year history. Past tournament winners include Roger Federer, Nick Kyrgios and Serena Williams. Ground passes start at $25 and on the opening day, adults can bring up to four kids free to watch the early round action.