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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. […]

Rainbow Circles

The Common West Village, West End

Hiromi’s outdoor masterpiece, Rainbow Circles (Healing Circles), beckons people into a transformative space of joy and wonder. Brightly coloured luminescent rainbow arches dance and glow in the garden at West Village, calling us to explore what lies over the rainbow. Many of Hiromi's past projects have involved extensive community participation and collective action, and she has been […]


Messengers of Brisbane

South Bank South Bank, Brisbane

Six giant Gouldian Finches are in Brisbane to spread messages of hope this September as part of Brisbane Festival. Created by internationally renowned artist Florentijn Hofman and brought to life by Brisbane’s Urban Art Projects, these spectacularly coloured birds invite us to look up and smile. Perched atop iconic Brisbane locations in the inner-city river […]


Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Queens Park Toowoomba Margret St, East Toowoomba

A breathtaking 10 days of flowers, flavours and sounds, the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers takes over the Southern Queensland city of Toowoomba in the most beautiful of ways from 18 - 27 September 2020 with a program of unique events and experiences including award-winning parks, stunning private gardens, streets bursting with floral colour, internationally acclaimed […]

Engines Alive

Queensland Air Museum 7 Pathfinder Drive, Caloundra,

  Queensland Air Museum will run a range of vintage aviation engines at 11 am & 1 pm each weekend during the holidays. Plus there will be free colouring-in books for the kids. Meet up with some of Queensland Air Museum's  Tours Guides – the guys who made aviation history! There is plenty of space […]

How Cities Work

The Workshops Rail Museum North Street, North Ipswich

Explore the city inside and out, top to bottom in a whole new way! From sewers to skyscrapers, this interactive exhibition reveals the secret workings of the city. Peek inside buildings, duck underground, and explore the streets to find out what’s going on above your head and beneath your feet. This spectacular exhibition has been […]

Wildlife Week at Indigiscapes

IndigiScapes, Capalaba Redlands IndigiScapes Centre, 17 Runnymede Rd, Capalaba. Onsite parking available, Redlands

It's Wildlife Week at Indigiscapes and Geckoes Wildlife will be at IndigiScapes with a range of furry, feathery and scaly creatures on display and informative talks. Come along to learn more about our iconic koala, flying foxes, reptiles, marine life and beautiful birds, and you may even be lucky enough to get ‘hands on’ with […]


Wonder-fillled Poms

Toombul Shopping Centre 1015 Sandgate Rd, Toombul

Drop-in and make a riotously coloured and wonder-filled pom in this free Adderton Everywhere workshop! Kids will be guided in making their poms and adding a tag with their hopes and planned actions for a better tomorrow for our community. Spread a little hope, happiness and inspiration by adding to the community Wonderwall.  All [email protected] workshops […]

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Kids Collective’s Holiday Program Roma Street Parkland

Roma Street Parkland Roma Street, Brisbane

Kids Collective’s holiday program is returning to Roma Street Parkland for children aged 5- 12 years from 21 September to 2 October, Monday to Friday. The free outdoor series is set to entertain children with a range of educational and interactive activities, stimulating parts of the brain that assist in creative thinking, problem solving as […]

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Wildlife Friendly Gardens for Kids

Downfall Creek Bushland Centre 815 Rode Rd, McDowall

Come and create a wildlife friendly garden in your backyard by making your own wicking pot to take home that you can nurture before planting in your own garden. Afterwards, you can explore the reserve and visit the centre. Bookings essential. To book email Spurtopia. For more information phone Roman on 0434 824 870.

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Butterfly Talk

Redcliffe Museum 75 Anzac Ave , Redcliffe

At Butterfly Talk  Brisbane Kids will discover the secret life of butterflies with Angela Blinco from the Bribie Island Butterfly House. Then join in the magic of setting some beauties free to fly off and begin their wild life. Book early as seating is limited.

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Spread Your Wings Workshop

Redcliffe Museum 75 Anzac Ave , Redcliffe

Spread your wings at Redcliffe Museum! Using cardboard, glitter and cellophane create a pair of colourful butterfly or dragonfly wings. Wear your wings outside and watch them dazzle in the sunlight! Workshops are FREE! All materials provided. Limited numbers available. If you are interested, please book online via our website or for more information call […]


We make every effort to ensure all this information is up to date but should be used as a guide only. Events do get cancelled or changed due to wet weather and other events. If you know of a change or cancellation then please do let us know at [email protected].

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