What's on today at SLQ

What's on today,
Saturday 21 Apr, 2018

Calendar of SLQ events, exhibitions and more, at our South Bank building and around Queensland today.

UQarch18

UQ Architecture lecture series 2018

Hear from leading Australian and International architects at the ever-popular UQ Architecture lecture series.

When 13 Mar-15 May, 6.15pm-8pm

Where SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2

Free

Bookings required

Bright Bold Boundless

Bright Bold Boundless: Designing the Queen's Baton

Explore the fascinating story behind the iconic Queen’s Baton for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

When 1 Mar - 12 Aug, 10am-5pm daily

Where Asia Pacific Design Library, level 2, State Library

Free

Lifestyle

Lifestyle: a sunshine state of mind

Showcasing a range of State Library of Queensland’s rare collection items, Lifestyle explores how Queenslanders live and play in the sunshine state.

When 3 March - 21 October 2018

Where SLQ Gallery, level 2, State Library

Free

Our Sporting Greats

Our Sporting Greats: Murri and Ailan athletes in the spotlight

Discover Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heroes from the sporting world in an inspiring showcase.

When 24 Mar 2018 - 2 Sep 2018

Where kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library

Free

Magnificent Makers

Magnificent Makers

Magnificent Makers is a curious exploration of innovation and invention in Queensland from the late 1800s to the present day.

When 9 Dec 2017 - 3 Jun 2018

Where Philip Bacon Heritage Gallery, level 4, State Library

Free

QiC2018

Queenslanders in Conversation: mega events

A panel of highly regarded Queenslanders discuss the impacts of large-scale events in Queensland and across the globe.

When Wed 9 May, 06:00 pm

Where SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2

Free

Bookings required

Awards and competitions

Awards and competitions

SLQ proudly hosts a number of awards and competitions, including Young Writers Award, Queensland Literary Awards and Siganto Foundation Artists' Books Fellowships.

Major events and exhibitions

Major events and exhibitions

Find out more about our exhibitions and other major events – festivals, workshop and talk series, open days and children's holiday programs.

Events by type