Past events

Tiny Worlds Illustration Workshop
14 August 2017, 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Join Tiny Worlds Exhibition Illustrator Madeline Kersting Flynn for a free biomedical illustration workshop during National Science Week in the Whale Mall. Combine your scientific knowledge and creative skills as you are guided through an illustration session.
Tiny Worlds Illustration Workshop
Meet our Curators
14 August 2017 - 18 August 2017
Meet our museum staff during National Science Week.Have conversations about current research and get up close to specimens and objects from our science collections.
Meet our Curators
STEM Detectives: Teacher PD
15 August 2017, 03:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Putting science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) under the microscope this innovative workshop is specifically designed for the early years educators.
STEM Detectives: Teacher PD
Discovery Day
15 August 2017, 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Celebrate National Science Week with Discovery Day for Little Learners, designed for under 6 years of age thanks to funding from Inspiring Australia.
Discovery Day
Forensic Facial Reconstruction
17 August 2017, 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Ever wanted to know how a face is recreated from nothing more than a skull or a skeleton?
Forensic Facial Reconstruction
Art Forensic Workshop: 3D
18 August 2017 - 19 August 2017
Delve into the fascinating world of 3D (clay) facial reconstruction with Dr Susan Hayes, a facial anthropologist
Art Forensic Workshop: 3D
After Dark: Science Fusion
18 August 2017, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Eats, beats, and drinks. See what happens at the Museum after dark.
After Dark: Science Fusion
Big Picture Energy
18 August 2017, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Will we be able to afford to keep the lights on? What’s Australia’s energy crisis all about?
Big Picture Energy
Behind the Scenes Tour
19 August 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Delve into the mysterious unseen world of the Museum’s Biodiversity and Cultures and Histories collection stores with our expert tour guides.
Behind the Scenes Tour
Goodnight at the Museum - SOLD OUT
19 August 2017 - 20 August 2017
Bring your sleeping bag, pillows and excitement for a wild sleepover at the Museum to celebrate National Science Week.
Goodnight at the Museum - SOLD OUT
SOLD OUT Art Forensic Workshop: 2D
20 August 2017, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
This event is SOLD OUT. Delve into the fascinating world of 2D (drawing) facial reconstruction with Dr Susan Hayes, a facial anthropologist, using her forensic research methods developed through the University of Dundee.
SOLD OUT Art Forensic Workshop: 2D
World of Drones STEM Workshops - SOLD OUT
31 August 2017 - 01 September 2017
Hands-on workshops for student groups (Years 4-6) available for limited time only.
World of Drones STEM Workshops - SOLD OUT
World of Drones Teacher PD
31 August 2017, 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
STEM Professional Development session for Teachers (Years 4-6)
World of Drones Teacher PD
After Dark
01 September 2017, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Step back in time and explore first-hand what life was like as a gladiator in Ancient Rome. Featuring expert talks, demonstrations, live music and access to the entire museum.
After Dark
What’s next in the world of Drones?
02 September 2017, 10:00 AM
Panel discussion on the future of drone technologies
What’s next in the world of Drones?
Holiday Science Theatre Shows
16 September 2017 - 01 October 2017
Be part of the show in the Sciencentre's holiday science theatre shows. Explore scientific concepts, take part in experiments and demonstrations and bring everyday science to life. Topics include the Light Show, Balloon Show, Electricity Show, Sound Show, and Fire and Ice Show.
Holiday Science Theatre Shows
Gladiator School
18 September 2017 - 29 September 2017
Create a helmet, learn the moves and strike a pose in this Gladiator training school holiday workshop for children 7 - 12 years.
Gladiator School
A Night at the Museum
22 September 2017, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
A special night time adventure for our smallest visitors. Hands on activities, live music, face painters, balloon twisters and more.
A Night at the Museum
Creative Lab October 2017
13 October 2017, 08:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Be part of this unique Teacher Professional Development experience.
Explore creative pathways to teaching and learning in STEM education.
Creative Lab October 2017
After Dark
13 October 2017, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Step back in time and explore first-hand what life was like as a gladiator in Ancient Rome. Featuring expert talks, demonstrations, live music and access to the entire museum.
After Dark
A Night at the Museum
27 October 2017, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Boo! A special night time adventure for our smallest ghouls, goblins and ghost busters. Hands on activities, live music, face painters, balloon twisters and more.
A Night at the Museum
After Dark
03 November 2017, 05:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Step back in time and explore first-hand what life was like as a gladiator in Ancient Rome. Featuring expert talks, demonstrations, live music and access to the entire museum.
After Dark
Behind the Scenes Tour
18 November 2017
Delve into the mysterious unseen world of the Museum’s Biodiversity and Cultures and Histories collection stores with our expert tour guides.
Behind the Scenes Tour
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