Gastronomy After Dark


Queensland Museum opens its doors After Dark for a unique showcase of the science of food. Enjoy a drink and live music as you explore the Museum’s collections before immersing yourself in a delicious display of gastronomy.

Enjoy a visual feast as providores and crafters demonstrate the scientific practices behind their food, from cheese and chocolate through to coffee and beer. View live gastronomy demonstrations and cooking classes and take your tastebuds on a taste-testing journey all whilst soaking in the backdrop of the Brisbane City skyline from the Café and Terrace. #QMAfterDark

Friday 18 July 2014

6pm to 9pm

Main Museum entrance from 6pm to 7pm for Gallery experience
After 7pm, entrance through Collector's Cafe
18+ event - please present ID on entry

Tickets include a drink on arrival, a food token for your choice from three food bars and all night taste testing.

(+ $1.50 booking fee)

(+ $1.50 booking fee)




Bee One Third 
Sharing the Science behind the honey bee. This neighbourhood honey produces products from over 25 hives throughout Brisbane and is bringing bees back to the city.



Blackstar Coffee Roasters
Strong sweet espresso and fresh cold press coffee created with organic beans grown around the world and roasted in West End.



Broken Nose Vanilla
Explore the enzymatic process of creating pure vanilla products crafted using hand pollinated and picked beans from the family run farm in Far North Queensland.



Burleigh Brewing Co
The Gold Coast’s only craft brewers have an unrushed approach to the science of beer making, using the finest and purest natural ingredients.



Dr Red Nutraceuticals
A focus on food as medicine takes these antioxidant enriched wines, teas and syrups straight from the farm to the pharmacy.



Fortitude Brewing Company
Making this innovative handcrafted beer from premium ingredients for plenty of flavour and easy drinking.



Green Beacon Brewing Company
Handmade, all natural and never pasteurized brews with huge flavour and depth, all brewed onsite at their Teneriffe brewhouse.



Green Living Australia
Learn the science and art os cultured food and get the advice and tips you need to create your own preservative and additive free artisan foods at home.



Jim’s Jerky
The process of sliced, spiced and dried jerky and biltong is explained; capturing flavours ranging from honey for the sweet tooth to chilli for the brave.



Dr Joel Gilmore
A physicist, engineer and science communicator with a passion for food and a desire to understand how science can help us cook better.



Nick’s Chocolate
Unwrap the scientific process of this delicious single origin chocolate handmade in South East Queensland.



Permaculture Realfood
Learn how to create your own lactic fermented cheese, bread and preserves and discover the health benefits of these raw living foods.



Rainforest Bounty
Get to know the healthy giving properties of these gourmet condiments with a modern fusion of ancient Australian fruits, sustainably grown and produced in Tropical North Queensland.


Part of the official Good Food Month program

Event Partner

Event Sponsors

Excel Event Equipment Hire           Through the Looking Glass            Valiant Hire

Burleigh Brewing Co     Select Audio Visual Hire    Photo Booth

Event Details

18 July 2014, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Queensland Museum & Collectors Cafe
$30 includes a drink on arrival, a food token for your choice from three food bars and all night taste testing.

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