Events & activities

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
Fire and Ice Show
10 July 2017 - 08 December 2017
Explore states of matter with supercool liquid nitrogen and hot chemical reactions with fire.
Fire and Ice Show
Nippers Play & Learn
21 November 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Nippers Play & Learn
23 November 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Hand Made Under the Stars
30 November 2017, 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Our annual twilight artisan market
Hand Made Under the Stars
After Dark
01 December 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
Steam Train Sunday
03 December 2017, 10:15 AM - 01:30 PM
One hour steam train trips through Brisbane.
Steam Train Sunday
Nippers Play & Learn
05 December 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Curator Conversation
06 December 2017, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Presented on the first Wednesday of each month at 2pm
Curator Conversation
Nippers Play & Learn
07 December 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
Christmas Express
09 December 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Catch the Christmas spirit with a festive return steam train journey to historic Grandchester station.
Christmas Express
Insectarium
09 December 2017 - 21 January 2018
See bugs both large and small these school holidays!
Insectarium
Pirates Holiday Program
09 December 2017 09:30 AM - 21 January 2018 05:00 PM
Pirates Holiday Program
Summer School Holidays - Da Vinci
11 December 2017 09:30 AM - 19 January 2018 03:00 PM
Da Vinci Summer School Holiday Activities
Summer School Holidays - Da Vinci
Museum Twilight Markets
15 December 2017, 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Enjoy South East Queensland’s best handmade markets with food trucks, live music and free craft workshops in Ipswich.
Museum Twilight Markets
Museum Torchlight Tours
15 December 2017, 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Take a tour of the Museum by Torchlight!
Museum Torchlight Tours
Curator Conversation
07 February 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Presented on the first Wednesday of each month at 2pm
Curator Conversation
Discover More Talks 2018
09 February 2018 12:00 PM - 13 November 2018 01:00 PM
Discover more about the world around us in this long-running talk series.
Discover More Talks 2018
Da Vinci Maker Space
17 February 2018 - 18 February 2018
Tinkering workshop weekend for kids to create!
Da Vinci Maker Space
Blacksmithing Basics
24 February 2018 - 25 February 2018
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics
Blacksmithing Basics
17 March 2018 - 18 March 2018
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics
Stained Glass Leadlighting
24 March 2018 - 25 March 2018
Make a beautiful stained glass leadlight panel in this two day workshop
Stained Glass Leadlighting
Blacksmithing Basics
21 April 2018 - 22 April 2018
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics
Leatherplaiting Workshop
05 May 2018 - 07 May 2018
Make your own plaited belt or whip in this two day workshop
Leatherplaiting Workshop
Blacksmithing Basics
19 May 2018 - 20 May 2018
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics
Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop
26 May 2018 - 27 May 2018
Make your own unique handcrafted fireside and BBQ tools
Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop
Blacksmithing Basics
09 June 2018 - 10 June 2018
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics
Blacksmithing 3 Day Project
23 June 2018 - 25 June 2018
Extend your blacksmithing skills and create a custom bar stool
Blacksmithing 3 Day Project
Blacksmithing Teen Workshop
04 July 2018
Blacksmithing workshop for teenagers
Blacksmithing Teen Workshop
Blacksmithing Basics
28 July 2018 - 29 July 2018
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics
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