What's on this school holidays at South Bank

The winter school holidays are not too far away! Don’t go stir crazy at home, get the kids out of the house and enjoy fun and inspired events and activities taking place at South Bank.

The Avengers, Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe

Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe
Prices vary | until 3 September, 10am – 5pm, open until 9pm on Wednesday nights | GOMA
A truly unique experience awaits at Australia’s first major Marvel exhibition, featuring more than 500 artworks, 60 original costumes and over 150 props. Some of the iconic objects on display include Thor’s hammer, Captain America’s shield and Iron Man’s armour!

Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum
Prices vary | 23 June – 7 January, 9.30am – 5pm | Queensland Museum
An Australian exclusive, Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum, is an international touring exhibition that will only be appearing at Queensland Museum! Discover who gladiators were, where they lived and how they trained at this exhibition featuring more than 120 artefacts, interactive games and displays. 

Snow4Kids Toboggan Girl
Prices vary | 24 June – 9 July, 9am – 6pm | South Bank Piazza
Kids can get their hands on real snow this winter in Queensland! Returning to South Bank, Snow4Kids offers real snowfall, snowman making, mini toboggan slopes and more. The event is suitable for children 8 and under.

Little Days Out: Art Workshop and Ginger Sport
Free | Thursdays, 9am-1pm | South Bank Parklands
There are two experiences on offer at Little Days Out this school holidays – one arty and one sporty, both with Brisbane City Council interactive storytime sessions. Create artwork with brightly coloured sand on 29 June, while Ginger Sport (held on 6 July) offers fun soccer activities for kids aged 2-10 years.

Le Festival: Brisbane French FestivalKids Corner – Le Mini Festival
Free entry, most activities free, some $2 nominal fee | 8 & 9 July | Liana Lounge, South Bank Parklands
As part of Le Festival, Kids Corner offers kids the opportunity to experience their five senses through French activities such as making “croissants” and listening to French stories.

Kate Beynon: Friendly Beasts
Free | until 22 October, 10am-5pm | GOMA
Children and families can engage with four Friendly Beasts, brought to life by artist Kate Beynon. There are interactive activities, which include mask-making, dancing with the beasts in the artist's video installation and contributing to the beasts' magical world in the collaborative drawing activity The Lotus Garden.

Digital Futures Lab
Free | Daily, 10am-5pm | State Library of Queensland (SLQ)
The SLQ Gallery has been transformed into a hybridised laboratory, studio, game space and exhibition! Head along to discover smart cities and digital bodies, learn about real life robots and understand risky algorithms. As the central hub for SLQ’s Digital Futures program, the lab is a great place to start your discovery.

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