Events and Programs


Market Day:  Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 10am-2pm
Great Court
CAHS will be back at Market Day in 2017, so come along to our stall to sign up and meet our 2017 Exec!

The Bachelor of Arts BBQ: Friday, 24 February, 12-2pm
Alumni Court
In conjunction with the Social Sciences Association, HUSS, the Society of Fine Arts, and the HASS Faculty, CAHS presents the BA BBQ. This is a fun and casual meet and greet for new and old UQ Bachelor of Arts students alike. Meet fellow BA students before Semester 1 begins and catch up with old BA friends. This will also be a great opportunity to meet a bunch of friendly academics teaching BA courses, meet senior BA students, as well as meet and join fabulous student societies catering for BA students. ALSO: free sausages and veggie burgers! This is the perfect way to end O Week and meet some fellow BA students before classes begin. Register your attendance here and you’ll be entered in the raffle to win a $100 Coles/Myer gift card which will be drawn at the BBQ!

Welcome Picnic and Pizza Lunch:  Monday, 6 March, 12-1pm
Alumni Court
A great chance to meet new members, hear some news from the Society, and mingle with lecturers and tutors from the School of Classics. Free pizza and soft drinks provided.

Meet the Museums Market Lunch: Tuesday, 7 March, 12-1pm
UQ Art Museum Foyer (Building 11)
Featuring the UQ Art Museum, the RD Milns Antiquities Museum, the UQ Anthropology Museum, and many others, this event will be an opportunity to find out about the museums’ exhibitions and events, meet the team, and get involved with UQ museums. Free pizza and soft drinks provided.

Ancient History Day: Art in the Ancient Mediterranean World
Saturday, 25 March, 9am-4pm
Abel Smith Lecture Theatre (Building 23)
The Friends of Antiquity, in conjunction with The Discipline of Classics and Ancient History, present the 23rd Annual Ancient History Day.
$15/each for students; $40/each for FoA/AFUQ members; $50/each general.

Antiquities Masterclass: Greek Vases
Daily, Tuesday 28 March – Thursday 30 March, 1-3pm
RD Milns Antiquities Museum
A collection masterclass on the identification, dating, and iconography of ancient Greek vase types for undergraduate students. Presented by Mr James Donaldson, Senior Museum Officer. Free.

Trivia Night: Thursday, 13 April, 5pm
Location TBA
Eat, drink, and test the limits of your Ancient History knowledge at the annual CAHS Trivia Night. $10 entry to help fund CAHS’s 2017 museum donation. Pizza and drinks will be provided.

Useless Beauty Up-late: Tuesday, 2 May, 6pm
RD Milns Antiquities Museum
Join local Brisbane artisans in conversation with the curators of the Museum’s latest exhibition, Useless Beauty, for an intimate evening of Roman and modern luxury.
Cost: $35/person, limited to 20 tickets.

Why Citizenship? Stories from Athens and Rome: Exhibition Opening
RD Milns Antiquities Museum
Join the Antiquities Museum for the opening of its latest exhibition, exploring what citizenship meant to people in the ancient world. Free.

End of Semester Movie Night and Discussion: Date and Time TBA


Sunday Series Lectures:
The Friends of Antiquity hold the monthly ‘Sunday Series’ lectures throughout the year. More information can be found here.


~ Production with Underground Productions ~

~ Debate ~

~ Museum Donation ~

~ Weekly academic mentoring sessions ~


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