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
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
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
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
What’s next in the world of Drones?
02 September 2017, 10:00 AM
Panel discussion on the future of drone technologies
What’s next in the world of Drones?
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
Gladiator School
18 September 2017 - 29 September 2017
Create a helmet, learn the moves and strike a pose in this Gladiator training school holiday workshop for children 7 - 12 years.
Gladiator School
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
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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