What's on today at SLQ

What's on today,
Tuesday 20 Feb, 2018

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

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

Asia Pacific Architecture Forum 2018

Asia Pacific Architecture Forum 2018

Engage with architecture from across the Asia Pacific and explore Australia's role in shaping its future.

When 10-23 Mar 2018

Where Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library

Prices vary

Some bookings required

Duty and Care

Duty and Care

Discover scrapbooks, letters, photographs and postcards from SLQ's First World War collections, preserved as powerful examples of women's wartime experiences.

When 12 Apr 2017 - 23 Mar 2018

Where Talbot Family Treasures Wall, level 4, 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

Jabu Birriny

Jabu Birriny (land and sea)

In Jabu Birriny, Yarrabah artists share stories through vibrant prints, intricately woven vessels and textured ceramics that celebrate and embody the land and sea.

When 22 Oct 2017 - 4 Mar 2018

Where kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library

Free

IWD2018

International Women's Day: You, Me and a Cup of Tea

Come along to a pop up Q & A café at SLQ and hear personal stories from a panel of inspirational women.

When Thu 8 Mar, 05:30 pm

Where Queensland Terrace, level 2, State Library

Free

Bookings required

QiC2018

Queenslanders in Conversation: Purpose in paradise

A panel of highly regarded Queenslanders share their stories about what being a Queenslander means to them.

When Thu 1 Mar, 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