What's on

What's on today at SLQ

What's on today,
Tuesday 30 Jun, 2015

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

Game Changers 2015

Game Changers 2015

The Game Changers series brings innovation leaders from business, technology, and creative industries to share their insights with you.

When 16 Jun – 11 Nov 2015, 6pm–8pm

Where SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2


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Distant Lines: Queensland voices of the First World War

From the home front to the war front, explore the unique Queensland experience of the First World War — before, during, and after.

When Sat 04 Apr 2015, 10:00am - Sun 15 Nov 2015, 5:00pm

Where Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library


Gumbi Gunyah Womens Group, Patchwork quilt, 2014, Acrylic, stitching and shells on canvas.

Renewed by Gumbi Crew

Explore a collection of mixed media works in Renewed by Gumbi Crew, a showcase of the many and varied works of art and craft made by the Gumbi Gunyah Women and Children’s Wellbeing Centre of Woorabinda.

When 13 Jun 2015 - 4 Oct 2015

Where kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library


Justice of the Peace

Justice of the Peace

Every Monday and Wednesday, a volunteer Justice of the Peace or Commissioner for Declarations will be available in the Infozone.

When 11 Feb 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

Where Infozone, level 1, State Library


Musgrave Park Family Fun Day

SLQ at Musgrave Park Family Fun Day

Visit the SLQ stall at Musgrave Park Family Fun Day to celebrate NAIDOC Week 2015!

When Fri 10 Jul, 08:00 am

Where Musgrave Park


Comforts from the home front

Comforts from the home front

Pop into SLQ for a cup of billy tea, taste some great Anzac biscuits, try your hand at the crafts and games of the First World War, and listen to fascinating stories about the war.

When Sat 11 Jul, 10:00 am

Where Queensland Terrace, level 2, State Library


Houses overlooking Brisbane River at Norman Park, ca. 1914, John Oxley Library, SLQ, Image no. 40918.

House histories

Interested in the history of a house? Discover how to explore its story in this discussion with special guests.

When Fri 3 Jul, 10:00 am

Where SLQ Auditorium 2, level 2

$14.50 (incl. morning tea)

Women inside gate of the city polling station voting for the first time Queensland state election May 1907, John Oxley Library, SLQ, Negative number: 36662

Democracy – is Queensland different?

Explore Queensland’s very distinctive experience of the democratic process.

When Tue 21 Jul, 06:00 pm

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


Hand-stitched journals

Hand-stitched journals

Join Brisbane based printmaker Kay Watanabe for a hands-on introduction to making paper journals and notebooks.

When Thu 16 Jul, 06:00 pm

Where Library Shop, level 1, State Library

$30, bookings required

Young Writers Awards

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.

Distant Lines exhibition | 4 Apr-15 Nov

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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