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Young designers workshop ideas for The Living Reef

On Saturday 25 May, a group of enthusiastic young ‘designers’ joined us at The Cube to learn about digital design and to workshop ideas for The Living Reef digital project. This fast-paced workshop facilitated by Scott Millar and the team from BOP Industries saw the participants rapidly evaluate the…

Australian and international Dinos living in our zoo

Dino Zoo features well-known dinosaurs such as T-Rex, Stegosaurus and Triceratops as well as five Australian dinosaurs including Queensland’s own Muttaburrasaurus, Kunbarrasaurus, Rhoetosaurus, Coelurosaur and Australovenator nicknamed Banjo. Visitors can immerse themselves in the zoo, interact with the dinosaurs, and play fun activities on the touch screens. Some of…

Winter holiday sees nature in focus

QUT’s Winter holiday program saw The Cube come alive with over 3,700 budding geologists, nature explorers, and aspiring artists. The holiday program, inspired by The Cube’s new project Nature imagined, offered a range of activities for visitors to explore and interact with science, art, and nature. A guided tour…

Unpacking the development of Nature imagined

Q&A with Vanessa Van Ooyen and Simon Harrison Nature imagined is an exciting new collaboration and will be displayed in two mediums: in the William Robinson Gallery and digitally on The Cube. This unique interaction of art and science provides an inspiring and explorative digital experience and this…

The Cube turns five!

What a year it has been! We can’t believe we’re already half a decade old. The Cube just turned 5, and what better way to celebrate than taking a look at some of the highlights of the past year.   Georgie Pinn’s Cube Residency Cube Resident George Pinn brought…

80s style games with a maths twist!

Everything old is new again and you can get your 80s fix with The Retro Arcade, which launches on 6 January 2018 at the Draw It. Code It. QUT Summer Holiday Program. Using the power of algorithms and Unity 3D software to immerses users in an 80’s style…

Learn the basics of coding through play

As our world rapidly changes with the influence of technology touching every aspect of our lives, it’s vital that children are equipped with the necessary skills to navigate a dynamic and ever-evolving future. In Queensland, the Department of Education and Training’s #codingcounts initiative places great emphasis on coding…

The Physics Observatory (aka Physics Playroom 2.0)

The Cube team have been hard at work this year re-developing The Physics Playroom, one of The Cube’s first screen projects. This new iteration The Physics Observatory, is due to be released sometime in the next six months. In this series of blog posts The Cube’s Digital Interactive…