What's on today at SLQ

What's on today,
Saturday 27 May, 2017

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

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forums 2017

Each fortnight, hear from inspiring entrepreneurs and business leaders as they share their insights on a variety of business related topics.

When Every second Wednesday, 12.30pm–1.15pm, Feb–Nov 2017

Where Business Studio, level 1, State Library

Free

Bookings required

Lego Mindstorms

Story Lab Winter 2017

Story Lab ramps up for another action packed program of hands on, minds on fun and creativity!

When 26 Jun - 7 Jul 2017

Where Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library

Prices vary, see booking links for more information.

Bookings required

Freedom Then, Freedom Now

Freedom Then, Freedom Now

From citizenship, censorship and the collective good to marriage, miniskirts and mortgages — this reflective exhibition explores freedoms won and lost in Queensland.

When 5 May 2017 - 1 Oct 2017

Where Philip Bacon Heritage Gallery, level 4, State Library

Free

Wed Play Day

Wednesday Play Day

Come along to Wednesday Play Day for a deeper experience of the Digital Futures Lab.

When 10 May 2017 - 25 Oct 2017

Where SLQ Gallery, level 2, State Library

Free

Digital Futures Lab

Digital Futures Lab

Discover the Digital Futures Lab, a free interactive experience which is part studio, part game space, part exhibition.

When 11 Feb 2017 - 5 Nov 2017

Where SLQ Gallery, level 2, State Library

Free

BrisMakerFest

BrisMakerFest

BrisMakerFest is an event designed to showcase advanced manufacturing and emerging technologies in Queensland and promote STEM skills

When Sat 3 Jun, 09:30 am

Where The Edge, State Library

$10 all day; $5 half day (9.30am-12.45pm or 1.15 - 5pm)

Essential. To register and find more event information, please visit the BrisMakerFest website.

Washi paper necklaces

Washi paper necklaces

Create your own necklace in this hands-on workshop with local jewellery designer Barbara Vine.

When Thu 1 Jun, 06:00 pm

Where Library Shop, level 1, State Library

$35 incl. materials and light refreshments

Bookings required

50YAC

50 Years and Counting

Join us for a community day of commemorative activities for the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum.

When Sat 27 May, 10:00 am

Where Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library

Free

Dr Catherine Ball

Game Changers: In conversation with Queensland business leader Dr Catherine Ball

Join Queensland business leader Dr Catherine Ball for an evening of insightful and inspiring conversation.

When Thu 29 Jun, 06:00 pm

Where SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2

Free

Bookings required

Mabo

Mabo Day movie screening (10 am)

Enjoy a screening of the ABC Blackfella Films telemovie Mabo with community in kuril dhagun this Mabo Day.

When Sat 3 Jun, 10:00 am

Where kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library

Free

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