Events & activities

Are you a MyMuseum member? Find out about the latest member events and offers.

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
Holiday Science Theatre Shows
24 June 2017 - 09 July 2017
Be part of the show in the Sciencentre's holiday science theatre shows. Explore scientific concepts, take part in experiments and demonstrations and bring everyday science to life. Topics include the Light Show, Balloon Show, Electricity Show, Sound Show, Space Show and Fire and Ice Show.
Holiday Science Theatre Shows
It's Atomic
04 July 2017 - 06 July 2017
The everyday world is connected to an invisible world of small atoms. In these hands-on workshops, children discover molecules, atoms and sub-atomic particles, construct models, explore the properties of atoms and discover chemical reactions. For children ages 6-12 years.
It's Atomic
A Night at the Museum
07 July 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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