The Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) houses pieces of modern art from within and outside Australia. GOMA is the largest modern art gallery in Australia. Its size enables the gallery to exhibit particularly large shows — the Andy Warhol exhibition being the largest survey of his work in Australia. GOMA also boasts Australia’s largest purpose-built Cinémathèque. The Gallery of Modern Art is located next to the State Library.
The Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), located at South Bank, consists of the Lyric Theatre, a Concert Hall, Cremorne Theatre and the Playhouse Theatre and is home to the Queensland Ballet, Opera Queensland, Queensland Theatre Company, and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. The Queensland Conservatorium, in which professional companies and Conservatorium students stage performances, is located within the South Bank Parklands.
The Brisbane Powerhouse in New Farm and the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts in Fortitude Valley feature feature exhibitions and festivals of visual art, music and dance.
Brisbane is also home to numerous small theatres.The oldest is the Brisbane Arts Theatre, Founded in 1936. The La Boite Theatre Company now performs at the Roundhouse Theatre at Kelvin Grove. Other theatres in the city include the Twelfth Night Theatre at Bowen Hills, the Metro Arts Theatre in Edward Street, and the Queensland Theatre Company’s Bille Brown Studio in West End.