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
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
Steam Train Sunday
07 May 2017, 09:30 AM - 01:00 PM
One hour steam train trips through Brisbane.
Steam Train Sunday
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
Nippers Play & Learn
06 June 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Exclusive & free for Annual Pass holders
Nippers Play & Learn
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
Museum Twilight Markets
16 June 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
16 June 2017, 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Take a tour of the Museum by Torchlight!
Museum Torchlight Tours
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
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