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Big Voices: Children’s Art Matters Exhibition

State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Bank

Big Voices celebrates the power of children to express themselves through art and features paintings and drawings from the renowned Dr Barbara Piscitelli AM Children’s Art Archive. Showcasing beautiful and thought-provoking artwork by children from Queensland, Vietnam and China, Big Voices takes you on a journey into these young artist's worlds, to see how they […]

Free - booking recommended


Redcliffe Museum 75 Anzac Ave , Redcliffe

A minibeast is a creature without either a backbone or an internal skeleton (scientifically called an invertebrate). Minibeasts include beetles, butterflies, spiders, worms, praying mantis, centipedes and bees! 'Minibeasts' highlights the spectacular realm of insects and celebrates all things that creep, crawl, wriggle, squirm, buzz and flutter! Enjoy a myriad of fun interactive activities including, […]


Become a Secret Soldier

Bribie Island Seaside Museum South Esplanade, Bongaree, Bribie Island

Brisbane Kids can become a Secret Soldier as The 'War on our shores' exhibition commemorates 75 years since the end of World War II, exploring the important role that Bribie Island played in defending Queensland. American and Australian troops were based on Bribie Island during the war training and developing their skills. What was it […]


Now Is The Time

GOMA Stanley Place, South Bank

Please note entry to the Children's Art Centre is limited to 30 people at one time due to current restrictions. Raquel Ormella invites children to speak up about climate change and the environment in her upcoming exhibition at the Children's Art Centre. Raquel highlights Australia's long history of environmental activism with a timeline featuring historical […]


RAZZLE DAZZLE – Outdoor Gallery

Various Brisbane City Landmarks Geroge St, Brisbane

From 10 August to 22 November 2020, experience Brisbane City Council's Outdoor Gallery. RAZZLE DAZZLE exhibition curated by McCarthySwann Projects curators Amy-Clare McCarthy and Kieran Swann, including a number of talks, tours and engagements. RAZZLE DAZZLE considers the nature of public space and individuals within it - particularly people who for different reasons, may feel hyper-visible or invisible. […]

Wind Tubes

Ipswich Art Gallery d'Arcy Doyle Place (between Brisbane and Limestone Streets), Ipswich

Design and build your very own flying creation to test in the Wind Tubes. See your creation take flight and soar to the ceiling, and defy gravity by hovering high overhead… or just fall to the floor. It’s all about air and invention, with a little bit of mid-air mayhem. Wind Tubes is a hands-on exhibition that […]


Mini Beasts

Hyperdome Shopping Centre 3828 Pacific Hwy, Shailer Park

Mini by name but certainly not by nature, Mini Beasts is the newest family-friendly activation to arrive at Hyperdome; a captivating exhibition comprising four giant, interactive insects to set shoppers’ imaginations abuzz.  Landing at Hyperdome from 2nd October, this beautifully-curated, illuminated quartet will be dispersed throughout the Centre at various locations for locals to admire and engage with, before […]


UQ BLOOM Festival

UQ Lakes UQ St Lucia Campus, St Lucia

The UQ BLOOM festival is celebrating its third year in 2020, filling St Lucia, Gatton and Herston campus' with vibrant and innovative activities and celebrations for everyone to enjoy. Taking place from Saturday 17 October to Sunday 1 November, the festival will celebrate the UQ community in the midst of the jacaranda season as they drape […]


Aussie Backyard Bird Count

Australia Wide George St, Sydney

The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is a great way to connect with the birds in your backyard, no matter where your backyard might be — whether it's a suburban backyard, a local park, a patch of forest, a farm, down by the beach, or the main street of town.   All you need to take […]


Hamilton Family Halloween Lights

Hamilton Family Lights Leichhardt Circuit, Forest Lake

Don't miss the 2020 Hamilton Family Lights Halloween Light Show. Running every night from 21st - 31st October, 6.30pm - 8pm.    Please note that the show is weather permitting as there are storms forecast in the next fortnight. Please be mindful of neighbours and maintain social distancing at all times.   Located Leichhardt Circuit […]

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Grandparents Day Night Adventures

Downfall Creek Bushland Centre 815 Rode Rd, McDowall

Calling all grandparents and grandchildren! Enjoy a guided night walk with staff from Brisbane City Council’s Environment Centres and discover the wonders of Downfall Creek Bushlands after dark. Participants will explore a 1200 metre trail. The activity will continue in light rain. Requirements: Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Safety requirements apply and are a […]


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