Events & activities

SparkLab's Maker Space
24 August 2020 - 31 December 2021
Imagine and design solutions to challenging questions posed at the Maker Space. Maker Space is included as part of your SparkLab ticket.
SparkLab's Maker Space
SparkLab's Science Bar
01 December 2020 - 31 December 2021
Get up close with live science experiments and demonstrations where the audience get to ask questions, predict outcomes and direct part of the investigation. Science Bar programs change daily.
SparkLab's Science Bar
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
27 February 2021 - 28 February 2021
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Feature Artisan
01 March 2021 - 31 May 2021
Tony Kelly
Feature Artisan
First 5 Forever Story Time
02 March 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Story time at the Museum for ages 0-6 years.
First 5 Forever Story Time
Curator Conversation
03 March 2021, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Archaeology on the frontier
Curator Conversation
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
05 March 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
Sea Monsters Torchlight Tours - Adults Only (18+)
05 March 2021 - 23 April 2021
Join us after hours for an adult only intimate guided tour of Sea Monsters by torchlight.
Sea Monsters Torchlight Tours - Adults Only (18+)
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
12 March 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
Sip + Sketch
12 March 2021, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Roman Life Drawing at the Museum
Sip + Sketch
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
19 March 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
Rustic Furniture Workshop - SOLD OUT
20 March 2021 - 21 March 2021
Make a your own chair or stool in this two day workshop
Rustic Furniture Workshop - SOLD OUT
Blacksmithing Basics
20 March 2021 - 21 March 2021
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics
The Residents by Craig Walsh
24 March 2021 - 28 March 2021
Working alongside Queensland Museum Craig has created stylised, high-definition projections of sea monsters known to have inhabited the Brisbane River millions of years ago!
The Residents by Craig Walsh
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
26 March 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: I Dig Dinosaurs
A Night at the Museum
26 March 2021, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Experience firsthand the size and majestic beauty of these prehistoric ocean predators at our exhibition Sea Monsters. Plus Dr Karl will be in the house to answer all your questions!
A Night at the Museum
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
27 March 2021 - 28 March 2021
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
After Dark
27 March 2021, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
As the sun goes down, mysteries of the deep will be revealed at the museum for a very special adults only After Dark.
After Dark
Trapdoor Spiders with Michael Rix
27 March 2021, 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of trapdoor spiders and their kin – the master architects of the spider world.
Trapdoor Spiders with Michael Rix
Ancient Sea Monsters with Espen Knutsen
27 March 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join Queensland Museum palaeontologist Dr Espen Knutsen on a journey of discovering these monsters of the deep.
Ancient Sea Monsters with Espen Knutsen
Scientific Illustration with Geoff Thompson
28 March 2021, 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Join Queensland Museum’s award-winning, scientific illustrator and deep-focus photographer Geoff Thompson as he explores the ways scientists have captured their images and work through the ages.
Scientific Illustration with Geoff Thompson
Photography with Gary Cranitch
28 March 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
From the vast coastline to the inland borders, Gary’s images will leave you feeling awed, delighted and proud to be a Queenslander.
Photography with Gary Cranitch
Sea Monsters Torchlight Tours
06 April 2021 - 09 April 2021
As the sun begins to set, and the lights go off, the creatures of the deep come to life in a special tour of Sea Monsters by torchlight.
Sea Monsters Torchlight Tours
Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop - SOLD OUT
10 April 2021 - 11 April 2021
Make your own unique handcrafted fireside set.
Blacksmithing Advanced Workshop - SOLD OUT
Coopering Workshop - SOLD OUT
10 April 2021 - 11 April 2021
Make a traditional coopered tankard in this two day workshop
Coopering Workshop - SOLD OUT
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
17 April 2021 - 18 April 2021
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics - SOLD OUT
Leatherplaiting Workshop
01 May 2021 - 03 May 2021
Make your own plaited belt or whip in this three day workshop
Leatherplaiting Workshop
First 5 Forever Story Time
04 May 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Story time at the Museum for ages 0-6 years.
First 5 Forever Story Time
Silversmithing Workshop
08 May 2021 - 09 May 2021
Learn how to create landscapes and small-scale scultptures
Silversmithing Workshop
Blacksmithing Basics
08 May 2021 - 09 May 2021
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own set of blacksmithing tools
Blacksmithing Basics
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