What's on today at SLQ

What's on today,
Wednesday 29 Jun, 2016

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

Our Place tour

Our Place tour

Join us for a walk along the Brisbane River and discover the history of Kurilpa Point.

When 1 Oct 2014 - 7 Dec 2016

Where kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library


keepsakes of war

Keepsakes of war

Explore unique items from SLQ’s First World War collections, such as souvenirs, medallions and postcards, preserved as tangible reminders of Queensland’s wartime experience.

When 9 Apr 2016 - 26 Mar 2017

Where Talbot Family Treasures Wall, level 4, State Library


Tradition Now

Tradition Now

Twelve diverse individuals share their stories through objects, photographs, artwork and memories in the Tradition Now exhibition.

When 18 Jun 2016 - 13 Nov 2016

Where Philip Bacon Gallery, level 4, State Library


Belonging Mural

The belonging mural

Explore photos contributed by the community depicting a sense of connection to places and people in Queensland

When 18 Jun 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

Where Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library


Art of the Skins

Art of the Skins exhibition

Awakening South East Queensland historical traditions through contemporary art, Art of the Skins revitalises Aboriginal possum skin cloak making.

When 25 Jun 2016 - 20 Nov 2016

Where SLQ gallery 1, level 2 and kuril dhagun, level 1


Wikipedian in residence

First World War Wikipedian-in-residence

Every Wednesday our resident Wikipedian will be available by appointment to help you create First World War Wikipedia content.

When 3 Feb 2016 - 30 Nov 2016

Where John Oxley Library Reading Room, level 4, State Library


2016 NAIDOC community celebration day

NAIDOC community celebration day

Join us as we celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture at SLQ with a fun-filled day for all Queenslanders.

When Fri 1 Jul, 11:30 am

Where Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library


Hand-stitched journals

Handstitched journals

Join a hands-on workshop making paper journals and notebooks.

When Thu 14 Jul, 06:00 pm

Where Library Shop, level 1, State Library

$30, incl. materials and light refreshments , bookings required


Crowd Giving

Your donation of $100 to QLF secures your place at an evening of fun, philanthropy and friendly competition - where you choose the winner of the funds.

When Tue 5 Jul, 06:30 pm

Where SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2

$100 in the form of a donation to Queensland Library Foundation , 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.

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