Museum of Brisbane

Professional Development

Professional Development

Museum of Brisbane offers professional development opportunities for Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, pre-service and EAL/ ESL teachers to:

  • Learn about the Museum’s upcoming learn programs
  • Discuss possible curriculum links within our exhibitions
  • Creatively develop knowledge with hands on workshops
  • Explore the galleries after hours with curatorial and learn staff members
  • Speak with local artists and historians to develop subject specific knowledge

All events include a Professional Development Certificate. Suitable for educators of all year levels. Spaces are limited.

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MoB Learn Assist Subsidy Scheme 

Museum of Brisbane is inviting applications from teachers to access subsidised Professional Development opportunities from November 2018 – July 2019. Ticket prices will be covered for registered teachers working in Queensland schools with an ICSEA of 1000 or lower.

To apply, please contact our education team on 3339 0829 or (Monday – Thursday)

Term 1

Fusing Art & Technology Professional Development
Thursday 21 March 2019
5pm – 7pm

Keen to experiment with art and technology in the classroom but not sure where to start? Museum of Brisbane presents a collaboration with technology educator Leighann Ness Wilson to deliver this practical, hands-on workshop for primary and middle school educators. Build confidence and be inspired to apply STEAM principles to the Design and Technologies and Visual Arts curriculum by experimenting with Little Bits, paper circuits, Makey and stop motion.

Leighann is a designer and education professional who works across the primary and middle school sector directly with students and their educators.


Term 2

BRISBANE ART DESIGN 2019 Teachers Preview
Thursday 16 May
5pm – 7pm

Immerse yourself in a multidisciplinary celebration of the arts in Brisbane. BRISBANE ART DESIGN showcases artist and designers experimenting across a range of mediums including robotics, graphics, furniture and lighting design, video, installation, ceramics, jewellery and painting.

Museum of Brisbane is commissioning exciting new works from artists including Justene Williams, Kellie O’Dempsey, Craig & Karl, and Isabel and Alfredo Aquilizan and designers Derlot and Luxxbox.

BAD will take over the Museum from 10 May – 11 August 2019.


Term 3

High Rotation: 30 Years of Brisbane Music Teachers Preview
Thursday 5 September
5pm – 7pm


Term 4

MoB Learn Launch 2020
Thursday 24 October
5pm – 7pm


Keep in touch

To speak with our education team regarding possible offerings for your class please email or call 07 3339 0823.

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