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Free School Holiday Activities Brisbane

Brisbane Museum: Rearranged Art of the Flower

This summer, Brisbane ignites with opportunities that are perfect for dreamers, explorers, and heroes. Dive deep into a world where art, nature, and technology spark imaginations and fuel a sense of fun and adventure. Here’s just a snapshot of free activities that resonate with the SPARK POP essence of creativity, discovery, and wonder.

GOMA Natalya Hughes

GOMA – The Castle of Tarragindi by Natalya Hughes. Image: SPARK POP

1. GOMA: The Castle of Tarragindi by Natalya Hughes

Embark on a journey at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) where you can see the world from a new perspective with an incredible Children’s Art Centre providing an ideal environment for inspiring children of all ages. Australian artist Natalya Hughes invites young minds to explore hybrid designs of animals, plants, and shapes. Perfect for dreamers, this interactive experience runs from 9th September 2023 to 14th July 2024.

Find out more here. 


2. Lord Mayor’s Children’s Program

Explore the Ocean with VR

Set out on a virtual underwater expedition at the Boondall Wetlands Environment Centre. Dive into 360-degree ocean realms, uncovering marine wonders while finding fun and adventure.

Book your spot here.

Cool off with $2 Summer Dips

Experience the thrill of discounted summer splashes with the $2 Summer Dips initiative. Dive into the Council’s pools, embracing the essence of SPARK POP from 1st December to 29th February.


Image: Victoria Park

3. Victoria Park – Park Play: Elements Exploration

Victoria Park/Barrambin transforms into a playground of Elements. Ideal for explorers, ‘Park Play’ from 8-10 and 15-17 January 2024, 9am-1pm, unveils mysteries of fire, earth, water, and wind, promising a summer of fun and adventure.


4. Queensland Museum: Insect Agency

Journey into the incredible world of insects at the Queensland Museum. Celebrate the unsung heroes of our ecosystem and technology inspirers. It’s a perfect blend of discovery and wonder, championed by the Entomological Society of Queensland. Learn more here.


5. Australia Zoo’s 2023 Crikey! Magazine Photography Competition

Immerse yourself in a visual feast at Australia Zoo’s Crikey! Magazine Photography Competition. Perfect for dreamers and heroes, witness wildlife wonders captured by global talents until 26th February 2024. Discover more here.


6. Brisbane Museum: Artful Exhibitions and Workshops

Rearranged: Art of the Flower

Reignite creativity at the Museum of Brisbane’s ‘Rearranged: Art of the Flower’. Traverse through floral wonders, embracing the SPARK POP essence of art and imagination from 25th November 2023 to 11th August 2024. Details here.

Petal Patterns Workshop

Craft your floral dreams at the ‘Petal Patterns’ workshop. Dive into creativity, stack, fold, and rearrange with guidance, perfect for dreamers and explorers from 9th December 2023 to 21st January 2024, 10am-1pm. More information here.


This summer, there are plenty of free activities and workshops to inspire, entertain, and captivate your family’s imagination! For more fun and adventure, check out Brisbane activities, attractions and tours here. Or subscribe to get your hands on SPARK POP’s holiday catalogue. 

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