Minjerribah (Straddie) Architecture tour 12/09/2020 //SOLD OUT//

Point Lookout Community Hall & Library lawn Dickson Way, next to the Skate Park, Minjerribah

As part of the Brisbane Open Tours initiative, Brisbane Open House is proud to present exclusive tours of selected island properties. This tour is presented in conjunction with Brisbane architects Shaun Lockyer, Justin O'Neill and Paul Butterworth, and with the generosity owners of the houses. Welcome to Country by Josh Walker a Nunagal man and…

$100

Paddington Architecture & Culture 13/09/2020 //SOLD OUT//

Trammies Corner Cnr Prince St and Latrobe Tce, Paddington

Paddington street with city view This event has sold out – two more tours are available. Sundays 27 September and 11 October 9.30am start – 11am finish near Lang Park. The ubiquitous Queenslander, art deco theatre, a tramway long since gone, workers’ cottages and new buildings with small hilly back streets in between makes up…

$18 – $25

Forgotten Type tours: Burnett Lane (Tour Finished)

George St corner of Burnett Lane Cnr Burnett Lane and George Street, Brisbane

Criterion Burnett Lane, Brisbane City 1930 Discover building names, "ghost signs" and other text remnants that uncover the hidden history of Brisbane's heritage buildings. Come and see the architectural treasure hidden in plain sight. Go on a 'treasure hunt' for ghost signs and other labels on buildings along the walk. Then regroup to do a…

$40 – $50

Ann St History Walk + Masonic Grand Lodge: 22/09/2020

Meet up at St Johns Cathedral steps 373 Ann Street, Brisbane

Masonic Memorial temple © David Anderson Ann Street is unique in the world for its combined history and architecture. Explore Ann Street history, and culture through the eyes of senior historian Mary Howells. Discuss building styles and hear stories of the changes in this city community as it has evolved. Tour includes a 20 minute…

$20 – $30

Forgotten Type views: City Rooftops 26/09/2020 (Tour Finished)

The Capital 155 Queen St, Brisbane

View the old signs on the tops of Brisbane's buildings. Join us for a special Brisbane Open Forgotten Type tour of the city rooftops. Come and see the architectural treasure hidden in plain sight. Discover building names, "ghost signs" and other text remnants that uncover the hidden history of Brisbane's heritage buildings. Our passionate guide,…

$40 – $50

Paddington Architecture & Culture 27/09/2020 (Tour Finished)

Trammies Corner Cnr Prince St and Latrobe Tce, Paddington

Paddington street with city view The ubiquitous Queenslander, art deco theatre, a tramway long since gone, workers’ cottages and new buildings with small hilly back streets in between makes up the intriguing mix that contributes to the feeling of living history in Brisbane’s Paddington and Red Hill. Explore Paddington’s houses, history, and culture through the…

$18 – $25

St Helena Island Adventure with Judy Watson & Cathy Keys 03/10/20 (Past)

Meet up at Brisbane Cruises, BRETTS WHARF Hamilton 455 Kingsfordsmith Drive, Hamilton

Meet artist Judy Watson and researcher Catherine Keys. Enjoy a catered boat trip to St Helena Island. See the ruins at sunset. View Judy Watson's Content here >> Judy Watson, artist Garden Variety is a talk series curated and hosted by Brisbane architecture practice Vokes and Peters. This informal forum fosters a celebration of ideas…

$125

Forgotten Type Tours: Fortitude Valley 10/10/2020 (Tour Finished)

Institute of Modern Art Berwick Street, Fortitude Valley

Newly developed for Brisbane Open, welcome to the Fortitude Valley Forgotten Type tour. Walk Fortitude Valley with Elliott Bledsoe, our Forgotten Type expert, discovering building names, "ghost signs" and other text remnants that uncover the hidden history of Brisbane's heritage buildings. Then regroup at the IMA to research and discuss the social history behind each…

$40 – $50

Paddington Architecture & Culture: 11/10/2020 (Tour Finished)

Trammies Corner Cnr Prince St and Latrobe Tce, Paddington

Paddington street with city view The ubiquitous Queenslander, art deco theatre, a tramway long since gone, workers’ cottages and new buildings with small hilly back streets in between makes up the intriguing mix that contributes to the feeling of living history in Brisbane’s Paddington and Red Hill. Explore Paddington’s houses, history, and culture through the…

$18 – $25

Forgotten Type Tours: Woolloongabba 17/10/2020

Substation Woolloongabba 45 Logan Rd, Woolloongabba

Discover building names, "ghost signs" and other text remnants that uncover the hidden history of Brisbane's heritage buildings. Come and see the architectural treasure hidden in plain sight. Go on a 'treasure hunt' for ghost signs and other labels on buildings along the tour. Ending in an interactive discussion on the social history behind each…

$40 – $50

Paddington Architecture & Culture: 18/10/2020

Trammies Corner Cnr Prince St and Latrobe Tce, Paddington

Paddington street with city view The ubiquitous Queenslander, art deco theatre, a tramway long since gone, workers’ cottages and new buildings with small hilly back streets in between makes up the intriguing mix that contributes to the feeling of living history in Brisbane’s Paddington and Red Hill. Explore Paddington’s houses, history, and culture through the…

$18 – $25

Brisbane Open House 2021

Brisbane Open House is a free annual event. We provide residents and visitors with the rare opportunity to discover the hidden wealth of architecture, engineering and history in buildings and places around Brisbane city. Selected buildings are opened for the public with guided and self-guided tours to encourage visitors to explore, re-examine and engage with…