Events calendar

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
Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System
04 March 2017 - 21 January 2018
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
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
Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum
23 June 2017 - 28 January 2018
In an Australian exclusive, Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum is an international touring exhibition that will only be appearing at Queensland Museum.

The exhibition features more than 120 artefacts, interactive games and displays to reveal who gladiators were, where they lived and how they trained.

Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum
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
Deep Time
22 July 2017 - 15 April 2018
A fusion of art, science and technology, inspired by life 30 million years ago.
Deep Time
After Dark
28 July 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
Creative Lab July 2017
28 July 2017, 08:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Be part of this unique Teacher Professional Development experience at The Workshops Rail Museum.
Explore creative pathways to teaching and learning in STEM education.
Creative Lab July 2017
After Dark: Science Fusion
11 August 2017, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
See what really happens at the Museum after dark.
After Dark: Science Fusion
A Night at the Museum
12 August 2017, 05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Celebrate National Science Week with a night time adventure at the Museum. Explore the five levels of science the Museum has to offer, including hands on activities, demonstrations and pop-up shows.
A Night at the Museum
National Science Week: Wild
12 August 2017 - 20 August 2017
Celebrate National Science Week at the Museum!
National Science Week: Wild
Connecting Women in STEMM
14 August 2017, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Celebrate National Science Week with Women in STEMM Australia.
Connecting Women in STEMM
STEM Detectives: Teacher PD
15 August 2017, 03:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Putting science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) under the microscope this innovative workshop is specifically designed for the early years educators.
STEM Detectives: Teacher PD
Discovery Day
15 August 2017, 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Celebrate National Science Week with Discovery Day for Little Learners, designed for under 6 years of age thanks to funding from Inspiring Australia.
Discovery Day
Forensic Facial Reconstruction
17 August 2017, 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Ever wanted to know how a face is recreated from nothing more than a skull or a skeleton?
Forensic Facial Reconstruction
Art Forensic Workshop: 3D
18 August 2017 - 19 August 2017
Delve into the fascinating world of 3D (clay) facial reconstruction with Dr Susan Hayes, a facial anthropologist
Art Forensic Workshop: 3D
After Dark: Science Fusion
18 August 2017, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Eats, beats, and drinks. See what happens at the Museum after dark.
After Dark: Science Fusion
Big Picture Energy
18 August 2017, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Will we be able to afford to keep the lights on? What’s Australia’s energy crisis all about?
Big Picture Energy
Behind the Scenes Tour
19 August 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 Tour
Goodnight at the Museum
19 August 2017 - 20 August 2017
Bring your sleeping bag, pillows and excitement for a wild sleepover at the Museum to celebrate National Science Week.
Goodnight at the Museum
Art Forensic Workshop: 2D
20 August 2017, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Delve into the fascinating world of 2D (drawing) facial reconstruction with Dr Susan Hayes, a facial anthropologist, using her forensic research methods developed through the University of Dundee.
Art Forensic Workshop: 2D
World of Drones Teacher PD
31 August 2017, 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
STEM Professional Development session for Teachers (Years 4-6)
World of Drones Teacher PD
World of Drones STEM Workshops - SOLD OUT
31 August 2017 - 01 September 2017
Hands-on workshops for student groups (Years 4-6) available for limited time only.
World of Drones STEM Workshops - SOLD OUT
After Dark
01 September 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
Perception Deception
16 September 2017 - 21 January 2018
Challenge how you make sense of your world by playing with perception, illusions and your senses in this hands-on Sciencentre exhibition.
Perception Deception
A Night at the Museum
22 September 2017, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
A special night time adventure for our smallest visitors. Hands on activities, live music, face painters, balloon twisters and more.
A Night at the Museum
After Dark
13 October 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
Creative Lab October 2017
13 October 2017, 08:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Be part of this unique Teacher Professional Development experience.
Explore creative pathways to teaching and learning in STEM education.
Creative Lab October 2017
A Night at the Museum
27 October 2017, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Boo! A special night time adventure for our smallest ghouls, goblins and ghost busters. Hands on activities, live music, face painters, balloon twisters and more.
A Night at the Museum
After Dark
03 November 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
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