See Marvel’s unique objects for the first time

Marvel‘s enthusiasm and cooperation in presenting their characters in an art museum context has allowed unique objects from your favourite films to go on display in ‘Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe’ so that you can experience up close the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Glimpse into the work of production designers, storyboarding and pre‑visualisation artists, costume…

The Avengers

Known as ‘Earth’s Mightiest Heroes’, the Avengers are an ensemble cast of Super Heroes. Featuring a roster of characters, the Avengers defend the world in spectacular battles and clash with wily villains. Central to the ‘The Avengers’ room in ‘Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe’ are the costumes of the members of the team: charismatic genius–billionaire–playboy philanthropist…

Marvel’s The Avengers (2012)

‎Facing an extra-dimensional threat, S.H.I.E.L.D. calls together its high-powered heroes, assembled under writer–director Joss Whedon, to counter power-hungry Loki’s bid to steal the Tesseract. Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, retrieves erstwhile Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) from India, cynical Tony Stark is brought in, and recently awakened Steve Rogers is given his first contemporary mission, while…

The Cinematic Assembled

As the gatekeeper of one of the world’s richest holdings of comic book narratives – more than 8000 characters developed over nearly eight decades – Marvel has been a dominant force in popular culture since 1939. ‘Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe’ begins with the comic books that inspired the characters who inhabit the Marvel Cinematic…

The story of tow row

The story of Judy Watson’s tow row transcends its physical form and speaks of cultural retrieval and community activation. This stunning work, generously funded by the Queensland Government, the Neilson Foundation, Cathryn Mittelheuser, AM, and others, is a fitting acknowledgment of the ancestor spirit of Kurilpa. Public art has the power to change the cultural landscape…

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

During World War Two, super-villainous Johann Schmidt (Hugo Weaving) steamrolls into a Norwegian town in search of the mythical Tesseract, while in Brooklyn, ‘Skinny’ Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) is refused enlistment in the war. Rogers’s grit nonetheless attracts the attention of Dr Abraham Erskine (Stanley Tucci) and he is enrolled in Project: Rebirth under Howard…