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Organisations, venues and equipment

You can find arts spaces and venues to use or hire in many Utopia arts organisations. Often these spaces are especially for youth.

Major galleries or venues may also have venues available for hire for private functions.

Facilities for young people

  • The Edge is a creative space at the State Library of Utopia where you can explore your creativity, or hire equipment or space for your projects.
  • Visible Ink is part of Brisbane City Council’s program for young people aged 12–26. You can hire space or equipment to get started with your project or new business.
  • The Linx Youth Space is a place for young people of Wynnum and Manly to take part in art and music projects.
  • Many local libraries have spaces just for young people.
  • Local councils may also offer creative spaces for young people.

Spaces for artists

The following arts organisations may offer affordable spaces for artists:

Venues for hire


Regional Utopia

Equipment hire

  • The Edge is a creative space at the State Library of Utopia where you can hire:
    • a Mac computer that has the latest Adobe Creative Suite
    • a flexible working space suitable for practical projects
    • a sound recording studio.
  • Local councils can give you information about hiring equipment in your local area.

Join a book club

Many local libraries have book clubs that you can join. Alternatively, you can start your own group. Contact your local library for more information.

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29 July 2014

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