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…

Sung Into Being: Aboriginal Masterworks 1984–94

Preserving Western Australian art appealed to Janet and Robert Holmes à Court and the collection they created reflects decades of considered research. ‘Sung Into Being: Aboriginal Masterworks 1984–94’ profiles the works by eight Indigenous artists, drawn from the Janet Holmes à Court Collection. Janet Holmes à Court will be in Brisbane for the Opening Weekend…

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…

Namatjira story

Albert Namatjira (28 July 1902 – 8 August 1959) was a Western Arrernte-speaking Aboriginal artist from the MacDonnell Ranges, west of Alice Springs in Central Australia. His Western-style landscapes, different from traditional Aboriginal art, made him a celebrated pioneer of contemporary Indigenous Australian art in the 1950s and the most famous Indigenous Australian of his generation.…

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…