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Michael Benson's Otherworlds

Queensland Museum

4th March - 18th January

Embark on a journey to the farthest reaches of the Sun’s planetary domain at Queensland Museum through the stunning photographic exhibition, Michael Benson’s Otherworlds: Visions of our Solar System.

Visitors can discover the intersection of art and science through 64 breathtaking photographic images of our solar system based on scientific data from far-flung robotic spacecraft. The exhibition reveals places of breathtaking, alien beauty combined with an exotic ambient soundscape developed by English musician and composer Brian Eno, the father of ambient music, to accompany the planetary photography.

This stunning exhibition is a showcase of planets that most of us can only dream of visiting, and through Michael Benson’s images visitors can navigate the solar system from the comfort of the museum.

The collection of images has been created from raw data from digital archives of the National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA) and European Space Agency (ESA), capturing planetary landscapes as they might look if humans could visit and view them with their own eyes.

Thu, 1 Januarysee all

Digital Futures Lab

Venture into the virtual zone at State Library of Queensland and discover a free interactive experience

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Wed, 1 Februarysee all

Hands On Workshops

Vintage trades with a modern twist

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Sat, 25 Februarysee all

Musical Melodies

This year there are four Musical Melodies concerts, plus the inclusion of the award-winning play Shirley Valentine.

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Wed, 1 Marchsee all

Dance Classes

Every Body Welcome

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Wed, 1 Marchsee all

A Room For Wild Animals

An impressive collection from the Queensland Museum vaults

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Sat, 4 Marchsee all

Michael Benson's Otherworlds

Embark on a journey to the farthest reaches of the Sun’s planetary domain at Queensland Museum

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Tue, 28 Marchsee all

Happy Birthday Play School

Come and celebrate with Big Ted, Little Ted, Humpty and Jemima at the exhibition celebrating 50 years of Play School, ABC’s much loved television program.

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Sat, 1 Aprilsee all

Kate Beynon: Friendly Beasts

Australian artist Kate Beyond introduces young visitors to four 'friendly' beasts inspired by mythological beings.

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Fri, 5 Maysee all

Freedom Then, Freedom Now

an intriguing journey into our recent past exploring the freedoms enjoyed and restricted in Queensland

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Fri, 23 Junesee all

Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum

In an Australian exclusive, the international blockbuster exhibition Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum will only be appearing at Queensland Museum

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