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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 »
You’re invited to the fourth lecture in the 2018 Selden Society lecture series presented by the Hon John Dowsett AM, President of the National Native Title Tribunal. The Right Honourable Sir Garfield Barwick AK GCMG was born in Sydney in 1903. He was called to the Bar in 1927 and took silk in 1942. He became one of Australia’s most successful commercial barristers and had a reputation as a brilliant orator. He appeared in many high-profile cases. In 1958 Sir…Find out more »
*Please note that images and/or names of Indigenous people, now deceased, are contained within this post and our collection.* Tracing Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Family History Using Police Records Sunday, 28 October 2018 | 11:00am to 12:30pm Police HQ, 200 Roma Street, Brisbane QLD 4000 FREE ENTRY Kathy Frankland is the Manager of Community and Personal Histories, Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships. Kathy will present an overview of the control of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people in…Find out more »
Join Logan’s Local Heritage Specialist and hear stories about Logan Diggers through the lithographic illustrations of war artist Will Dyson. Image: Will Dyson (1880-1938), The Cookers near Villers-Bretonneux (from Australia at War series), 1918, lithograph on paper. Collection Queensland Art Gallery, gift of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia.Find out more »
The mutiny and fate of the HMQS Gunboat Gayundah scuttled at Woody Point and the QGSY Lucinda the luxurious Queensland Government yacht. This talk will be given by Richard Lancaster, local journalist, author, columnist, film producer and art curator from Redcliffe. He is the president of a crew of energetic Redcliffe locals called the Gayundah Preservation Society Inc, who are working to save what is left of the Gayundah. The Gayundah lies at the foot of the cliffs at Woody Point on the Redcliffe Peninsula and is…Find out more »