Brisbane Events Calendar

Welcome to the Brisbane Kids Event Calendar, your ultimate guide to discovering the most fantastic family-friendly events and activities in Brisbane and South East Queensland. Whether you're seeking weekend festivities, school holiday events, or want to make every day an adventure, we've got you covered with what's on near you.

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Natalya Hughes The Castle of Tarragindi

Children's Art Centre, QAGOMA Stanley Place, Cultural Precinct, South Bank

Natalya Hughes The Castle of Tarragindi Australian artist Natalya Hughes creates paintings, textiles, sculptures and installations informed by decorative and ornamental traditions. A way in which she does this, is to create immersive interiors that draw on art history. For this project, Natalya invites children to explore the imaginative artform of the ‘grotesque’ through hands-on and […]

Free

Insect Agency

Queensland Museum Grey St & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

Insect Agency Insects are everywhere, in a mind-blowing diversity of shapes, colours and species. This brand new exhibition, developed by Queensland Museum, will explore the surprising variety of ways insects do good - for the planet and humanity. From maintaining healthy ecosystems, pollinating our crops, to providing inspiration for new technologies, they are six-legged superheroes. […]

Free

Rearranged: Art of the Flower

Museum of Brisbane Lv 3, Brisbane City Hall, 64 Adelaide St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Brisbane

Rearranged: Art of the Flower Opening on Saturday 25 November 2023, the Rearranged: Art of the Flower exhibition at Museum of Brisbane (MoB) invites you to revel in the abundant blooms of Brisbane. Stroll through a lush collection of paintings, textiles, sculptures, ceramics and new media in a space reminiscent of a quintessential Queenslander house. […]

Fairy Tales

GOMA Stanley Place, South Bank

Fairy Tales Exclusive to Brisbane, the ‘Fairy Tales’ exhibition explores how fairy tales from across the world have held our fascination for centuries through art and culture by showcasing the way visual storytellers draw on these narratives to entrance, delight and disconcert audiences. Bringing together artists, film makers and designers through painting, sculpture, drawing, installation, […]

Fairy Tales Cinema : Truth, Power and Enchantment

QAGOMA Stanley Place, South Bank

Fairy Tales Cinema : Truth, Power and Enchantment Fairy Tales: Truth, Power and Enchantment’ is presented in conjunction with GOMA’s blockbuster summer exhibition ‘Fairy Tales’. This free cinema program presents beloved classics alongside contemporary retellings. Fairy tales have always been a means of speaking truth to power; challenging injustice and providing hope. This program highlights […]

Free

Jurassic World by Brickman®

Queensland Museum Grey St & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

Jurassic World by Brickman® An adventure 6 million LEGO® bricks in the making. Get ready for an immersive adventure like no other as Ryan 'Brickman' McNaught re-imagines Jurassic World, the blockbuster franchise from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, in the largest LEGO® brick exhibition in Australia. Featuring large-scale dinosaurs, props, scenes and activities made from over 6 million LEGO® bricks. […]

The Legend of the Rainbow Stag

GOMA Stanley Place, South Bank

The Legend of the Rainbow Stag Artist Jakkai Siributr creates installations of sewn and embroidered fabrics that explore historical events and life in Thailand.As a young boy, Jakkai’s mother would read him stories based on the Jataka Tales – sacred Buddhist writings – to teach him about compassion, kindness and tolerance. For this project, one […]

Free

Departure

Museum of Brisbane Level 3, Brisbane City Hall (Adelaide and Ann Street), Brisbane

Departure As Artists in Residence at Museum of Brisbane (MoB) for BrisAsia Stories, Christine Ko and Louis Lim will extend upon their ongoing project Departure. In this iteration of the project, Christine and Louis will lead a series of informal conversations and workshops with various members from Brisbane migrant communities. Participants will be encouraged to share their […]

Free

Artist in Residence: Hiromi Tango

Museum of Brisbane Level 3, Brisbane City Hall (Adelaide and Ann Street), Brisbane

Artist in Residence: Hiromi Tango Japanese-Australian multidisciplinary artist Hiromi Tango will start a six-month residency from 2 March 2024 where the contemporary creative will transform Museum of Brisbane’s Adelaide Street Pavilion into a sculptural arrangement of vibrant flowers through the 花弁 Hanabira (Gentle Petal) public installation. As the community-led project begins to blossom, Hiromi invites […]

Free

Nature by Night Imaginarium

Redcliffe Museum 75 Anzac Ave, Redcliffe

Nature by Night Imaginarium Explore the nocturnal world of Australian wildlife at Redcliffe Museum’s Nature by Night Imaginarium. Learn about some of Australia’s favourite night-time animals and guess the sounds they make. Enjoy the fascinating nocturnal zone and make yourself cosy in our glow worm cave or get creative with at the activity station. There […]

Free

Art Collection Up Close

Pine Rivers Art Gallery 130-134 Gympie Rd, Strathpine, Strathpine

Art Collection Up Close What comes to mind when you think of an artwork? Art can take on many forms, including printing, sculpture and performance. Because of its infinite possibilities, art is an excellent way to learn about ourselves and the places we live in. Come along and meet a few artists from the City […]

Free

Kids on Tour: Free Art Activities for Kids

redcliffe art gallery 1 Irene Street, Redcliffe

Kids on Tour: Free Art Activities for Kids QAGOMA’s free Kids on Tour activity has come to the Redcliffe Art Gallery studio! This family-friendly activity includes drawing, sculpture, collage, and interactive multimedia. Create unique art by combining different creatures, plants, and other shapes. Enter the fantastical world of The Castle of Tarragindi and discover the […]

Free

Playful Poetry Wall

redcliffe art gallery 1 Irene Street, Redcliffe

Playful Poetry Wall Discover a fun new way to express yourself with the playful poetry wall at Redcliffe Art Gallery! Using the words provided, assemble your thoughts into poetic verses. These could be short poems, lyrical rhymes and simple haikus. Display your poem on the wall using our magnets. Take inspiration from the current exhibition […]

Free

Kids Art Activities: Imagine, Play, Create

Pine Rivers Art Gallery 130-134 Gympie Rd, Strathpine, Strathpine

Kids Art Activities: Imagine, Play, Create Are you looking for fun art activities for kids and parents alike? Visit Pine Rivers Art Gallery to explore the exhibition Art Collection Up Close through kid’s craft and play. There are plenty of free kids' activities to explore: - make a mask to blend in or stand out […]

Free

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. Let us know at info@brisbanekids.com.au.