THE MOTORCYCLE: DESIGN, ART, DESIRE
This world-exclusive exhibition, only in Brisbane, will showcase the art, design and history of one of the most iconic objects of the last 150 years, the motorcycle.
Featuring more than 100 innovative and influential motorcycles from the 1860s to present day, it will consider the iconic vehicle from the perspective of social history, popular culture, design and technology.
The exhibition will tap into the appeal of this enduring object of design and art, looking at the motorcycle’s past, present and future.
A 1868 Michaux-Perraux, the first steam powered velocipede and oldest known motorcycle in the world;
The earliest Australian-designed and built machines, including a Spencer produced in Brisbane in 1906;
The 1951 Vincent Black Lightning that set an Australian land speed record in its day and more recently a world record for the highest price paid at auction for a motorcycle;
Symbols of speed including the1930s Triumph Speed Twin, the 1970s Ducati 750 Super Sport, and the 1990s Britten V1000;
Off-road motorcycles highlighting a rich history of bikes built for dust and dirt;
Customised motorcycles at the intersection of art and design;
Ultra-modern electric motorcycles, demonstrating the future of transportation in the age of renewable energy.
The exhibition will be accompanied by a range of special programs and events, including Up Late and a specially curated film program in GOMA’s Cinémathèque. Tickets sold separately.
Image: Majestic, France / Majestic 350 1930 / Photography: Olivier de Vaulx
Virgin Australia Holidays
*Package prices are based on the departure port outlined in this table unless specified otherwise in these terms and conditions. All discounts and applicable travel dates have been included in the package price advertised. Subject to availability. International return fares may vary with the addition of local taxes and charges or due to currency fluctuations. Domestic prices based on a return economy Getaway fare. International long haul and short haul prices are based on a return economy Getaway fare. All fares are based on internet bookings. Prices may vary until ticketed. Add $30 more per person when booking by telephone, capped at 4 people per booking. All payments made by debit/credit card are subject to a payment surcharge. Seasonal surcharges may apply. Full payment is required at the time of booking. Packages include the advertised number of nights’ accommodation in a selected hotel. Prices are per person, based on double occupancy unless otherwise noted. Prices are based on the least expensive room, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until the booking is completed and confirmed. A checked baggage allowance is included in your fare. Changes and cancellations incur a fee and any applicable fare difference, see Virgin Australia’s Fees page for details. Name changes are not permitted. There may be restrictions on your ability to get a refund under the fare rules for your flight but you may be entitled to a refund under the Australian Consumer Law in certain circumstances. If you have booked a Mystery Break, see the Mystery Breaks page for further terms and conditions. Flights may be operated by a partner airline. All third party supplier services (including flights, hotels and events) are subject to the terms and conditions of the relevant supplier. Please visit the supplier’s website for further information.
**Please remember to select the travel extra in the booking path as it is not automatically selected. All third party supplier services (including flights, hotels, cars and events) are subject to the terms and conditions of the relevant Supplier. Please visit the Supplier's website for further information.
^To earn and redeem Velocity Points and Status Credits you must be a Velocity member. Velocity membership and Points earn and redemption are subject to the Member Terms and Conditions as amended from time to time. Each Qualifying Holiday will earn 3 Points for each AUD dollar spent and may only be earned by one member of Velocity Frequent Flyer for each Qualifying Holiday package. Only the first member whose name is on the reservation record as the first nominated traveller may earn Velocity Points. Silver, Gold and Platinum members will earn a Points bonus depending on their membership status (50%, 75% and 100% respectively). The Points bonus will be allocated to a member on top of the base Points earned only, and will not apply to any other promotion where additional bonus Points may be offered. Velocity members will also earn Status Credits on eligible airfares booked and flown as part of travel packages. An eligible airfare is defined as any flight which is deemed eligible to earn Status Credits by observing the Velocity Frequent Flyer terms and conditions. To earn Status Credits on the airfare portion of your holiday package, simply continue with your booking until you reach the guest details page of your booking, where you will be prompted to enter your Velocity membership number. All other flights are not eligible to earn Status Credits when purchased as part of a Virgin Australia Holidays package. Velocity Points and Status Credits earned will be awarded after travel is completed. Full Virgin Australia Holidays Velocity Terms and Conditions apply.