The River:
A history of Brisbane

Semi-permanent. 2013–16

The River explored the changing relationship Brisbane residents have with their celebrated waterway. From the heartbreak of flood, the opportunity of industry to the beauty of the river’s reaches, all through the display of artwork, documentary photography and significant artefacts.

An exhibition identity, wall layouts and elevations, advertising, marketing and education collateral were designed in an accessible, contemporary, elegant manner.

The River for Museum of Brisbane by Makework, a Brisbane graphic design, website and branding agency.

To accompany the exhibition a major, full-colour, 224 page catalogue was designed that highlighted and explored themes, events and objects from the exhibition.

The River for Museum of Brisbane by Makework, a Brisbane graphic design, website and branding agency.
The River for Museum of Brisbane by Makework, a Brisbane graphic design, website and branding agency.

Museum of Brisbane brings the city’s vibrant art, culture and history to life through exhibitions, workshops, tours, talks, special events and children’s activities.

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