Events & activities

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
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
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
Queensland Museum Medal Nomination 2017
18 May 2017 - 30 June 2017
The Queensland Museum Medals honour individuals who have made a major contribution in a field relevant to the Queensland Museum for excellence in community projects, partnerships and engagement, research, collections or other work carried out for the benefit of Queensland or the Queensland Museum.
Queensland Museum Medal Nomination 2017
Celebrate MTQ30
01 June 2017 09:30 AM - 30 June 2017 05:00 PM
MTQ is turning 30 in June 2017!
Celebrate MTQ30
Leadlighting Workshop
03 June 2017 - 04 June 2017
Make a beautiful glass leadlight panel in this two day workshop
Leadlighting Workshop
Nippers Play & Learn
06 June 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Curator Conversation
07 June 2017, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Presented on the first Wednesday of each month at 2pm
Curator Conversation
Nippers Play & Learn
08 June 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Wheelwrighting Workshop
10 June 2017 - 14 June 2017
Make a complete 12 spoke wagon wheel in this five day workshop
Wheelwrighting Workshop
Blacksmithing 3 Day Project Workshop
10 June 2017 - 12 June 2017
Extend your blacksmithing skills and create a coat/hot and umbrella stand
Blacksmithing 3 Day Project Workshop
Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop
17 June 2017 - 18 June 2017
Extend your blacksmithing skills in this 2 day tool making project workshop
Blacksmithing 2 Day Project Workshop
Glass Bead Art Workshop
17 June 2017 - 18 June 2017
Make a set of gorgeous glass beads in this two day workshop
Glass Bead Art Workshop
Nippers Play & Learn
20 June 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Nippers Play & Learn
22 June 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
After Dark
23 June 2017, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Step back in time and explore first-hand what life was like as a gladiator in Ancient Rome. Featuring expert talks, demonstrations, live music and access to the entire museum.
After Dark
Dinosaurs Up Late
23 June 2017, 05:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Explore the Museum after dark and discover a prehistoric playground for people 18+.
Dinosaurs Up Late
Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop
24 June 2017 - 25 June 2017
Make your own unique handcrafted fireside and barbeque tools
Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop
Day out with Thomas 2017
24 June 2017 - 09 July 2017
Make a day of it with entry to the Museum and all exhibits included in your entry ticket!
Day out with Thomas 2017
Gladiators Curator Talk
24 June 2017
Join us for a free talk with Dr Rossella Rea, Responsible Officer of the Colosseum, Rome, and Curator of Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum
Gladiators Curator Talk
Dinosaur Discovery Holiday Program
24 June 2017 09:30 AM - 09 July 2017 05:00 PM
This is your last chance to see the dinosaurs before they become extinct on Sunday 9 July.
Dinosaur Discovery Holiday Program
Pressed Metal Teen Workshop
26 June 2017, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pressed metal workshop for teenagers
Pressed Metal Teen Workshop
Under Construction
26 June 2017 - 07 July 2017
Dream it. Design it. Build it.
Under Construction
Wood Whittling - Stick Man Teen Workshop
27 June 2017, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wood Whittling - Stick Man workshop for teenagers
Wood Whittling - Stick Man Teen Workshop
Blacksmithing Teen Workshop
28 June 2017, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Blacksmithing workshop for teenagers
Blacksmithing Teen Workshop
Twilight Under Construction
28 June 2017, 04:30 PM - 07:00 AM
Dream it. Design it. Build it.
Twilight Under Construction
Glass Bead Art Teen Workshop
29 June 2017, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Glass bead art workshop for teenagers
Glass Bead Art Teen Workshop
Millinery Teen Workshop with Michelle Jensen
30 June 2017, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Millinery workshop for teenagers
Millinery Teen Workshop with Michelle Jensen
Grandchester Express
01 July 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Get on-board this return steam train journey to historic Grandchester Station. Add Museum entry and make a whole day out.
Grandchester Express
Teddy Bears Picnic
01 July 2017, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Teddy Bears Picnic
Teddy Bears Picnic
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