Events calendar

This is my heritage
07 July 2015 - 30 June 2017
This is my heritage shares the history and cultural connections to objects in the Queensland Museum State Collection, told through the voices of 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples from around the state.
This is my heritage
This is my heritage
01 August 2016 - 31 December 2017
Discover the profound connection that objects have to family, country and culture
This is my heritage
Light Show
03 October 2016 - 23 June 2017
This live interactive science theatre show will shine some light on the science of light energy.
Light Show
Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous
10 December 2016 09:30 AM - 09 July 2017 05:00 PM
Get ready to experience a close encounter with some of the most extraordinary creatures to ever walk the earth.
Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous
Discover More Talks 2017
10 January 2017 - 12 December 2017
Discover more about the world around us in our monthly lecture series...
Discover More Talks 2017
In Search of Ancient Queensland
04 February 2017 - 31 December 2017
Get a glimpse of Queensland’s past through outstanding fossil record imagery
In Search of Ancient Queensland
unsettle
10 February 2017 - 30 April 2018
A new artists-in-residence program at Queensland Museum will see Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people draw on the State Collection to inspire works of film, street and visual art, music and theatre. Running from February 2017 to April 2018, unsettle is a Digi Youth Arts Creative Initiative supported by Queensland Museum.
unsettle
A Place to Call Home?
18 February 2017 09:30 AM - 30 April 2017 05:00 PM
A Place to Call Home?
A Room for Wild Animals
25 February 2017 - 26 November 2017
A Room for Wild Animals features 20 taxidermy specimens from the Queensland Museum collection.
A Room for Wild Animals
Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System
04 March 2017 - 02 July 2017
Embark on a journey to the farthest reaches of the Sun’s planetary domain at Queensland Museum through the stunning photographic exhibition, Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System featuring original music by Brian Eno.
Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System
Happy Birthday Play School
28 March 2017 - 30 July 2017
Happy Birthday Play School - Celebrating 50 Years
Happy Birthday Play School
Mathamazing
01 April 2017 - 03 September 2017
Play and inspire mathematical curiosity in the hands-on exhibition Mathamazing. Giant puzzles, curious challenges, predictions, probability and more.
Mathamazing
Leatherplaiting 3 Day Workshop
29 April 2017 - 01 May 2017
Learn how to cut and plait kangaroo leather and make your own belt or whip
Leatherplaiting 3 Day Workshop
Nippers Play & Learn
02 May 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Curator Conversation
03 May 2017, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Presented on the first Wednesday of each month at 2pm
Curator Conversation
Nippers Play & Learn
04 May 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Silversmithing Workshop
06 May 2017 - 07 May 2017
Learn the art of stone setting and make a pendant or pair of earrings in this two day workshop
Silversmithing Workshop
Indigenous Astronomy, Intangible Heritage and Land Rights
09 May 2017, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Indigenous Astronomy, Intangible Heritage and Land Rights - a free public talk by Dr Duane Hamacher
Indigenous Astronomy, Intangible Heritage and Land Rights
Creative Lab 2017
12 May 2017, 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Be part of this unique Teacher Professional Development experience.
Explore creative pathways to teaching and learning in STEM education.
Creative Lab 2017
Silk Painting Introduction Workshop
13 May 2017 - 14 May 2017
Learn the basics of silk painting in this two day workshop
Silk Painting Introduction Workshop
National Archaeology Week
15 May 2017 01:00 PM - 19 May 2017 02:00 PM
Celebrate National Archaeology Week 2017 by viewing rarely seen artefacts from our archaeology collection and speaking with our curators.
National Archaeology Week
Nippers Play & Learn
16 May 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Meet the Curator: Dr Maddy Fowler
17 May 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Meet MTQ's new Senior Curator Maritime Archaeology, Dr Maddy Fowler, and discover more about MTQ's extensive maritime collection for National Archaeology Week 2017.
Meet the Curator: Dr Maddy Fowler
Nippers Play & Learn
18 May 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Behind the Scenes Tour
20 May 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Delve into the mysterious unseen world of the Museum’s Biodiversity and Cultures and Histories collection stores with our expert tour guides. Behind the scenes, we have an amazing world to explore, with millions of objects and specimens.
Behind the Scenes Tour
Blacksmithing Beginners Workshop
20 May 2017 - 21 May 2017
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Beginners Workshop
Resin Jewellery Intermediate Workshop
20 May 2017 - 21 May 2017
Perfect your mould making skills and learn how to embed objects into your resin pieces
Resin Jewellery Intermediate Workshop
Stick Furniture Workshop
27 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
Learn how to design and make your own furniture
Stick Furniture Workshop
Birthday Party for Play School
28 May 2017, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Birthday Party for Play School
Birthday Party for Play School
Leadlighting Workshop
03 June 2017 - 04 June 2017
Make a beautiful glass leadlight panel in this two day workshop
Leadlighting Workshop
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