Our 'what's on' calendar is the place to find out about cultural, heritage and historical events happening across the greater Brisbane area. You can view events by 'list' or calendar by 'month' view. 'List' view offers a snapshot of what events are coming up. Please use the 'month' view to look into the future.
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Sundays are family days at Museum of Brisbane. Bring your young ones along, choose a character and create your own adventure for a special family-themed MoB Kids tour of Life in Irons: Brisbane’s Convict Stories, then head to the Dome Lounge for activities that will have the kids learning and creating, while having fun. Our highly interactive BRISTOPIA exhibition also awaits, with an interactive sticker wall, large scale animations and a custom-designed game where kids can build their own Bristopia and…Find out more »
Back by popular demand, join us in one of our monthly Drawing the Body events. Expect body builders, burlesque performers and acrobats in our popular MoB Makers: Drawing the Body series. This life drawing series with a twist sees athletes and performers of all shapes and sizes pose and share their stories as inspiration for sketching. Facilitated by artist and designer Leigh Buchanan, this monthly event will give you an insight into the diverse physical and creative pursuits of Brisbane’s…Find out more »
Internationally renowned sound artist Lawrence English will talk about the nature of sound, listening and his artistic process as he reveals a journey that has taken him from the Amazon to Antarctica. To compose his soundscape for Life In Irons, Lawrence recorded sounds across Brisbane, seeking memories of a time passed. The layers of sound create an immersive space, giving a sense of Brisbane before colonisation by interpreting the subtropical climate and rich biodiversity of the region and conjuring feelings…Find out more »
Royal Alumni invites you to come and learn about the people and events that have shaped Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. At this instalment of the History Series presentations, we’ll be marking the 80th anniversary of the Brisbane Women’s Hospital with a glass of wine, a bite to eat, and presentations from three remarkable Royal Alumni: Professor Soo Keat Khoo Dr Stephen Cook Adjunct Professor Alanna Geary The History Series presentations are open to all past and present RBWH staff…Find out more »
Information about our ancestors is just a mouse click away, but does this make is easier or harder to piece together a true picture of your family tree? Life in Irons historian Jenny Harrison argues in many ways researching family history is now harder, and it is more likely your family tree is full of strangers rather than relatives. Join Jenny as she guides you through some Sherlock Holmes approved sleuthing methods to ensure your genealogy research efforts are not…Find out more »