What's on today at SLQ

What's on today,
Sunday 23 Jul, 2017

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

Tell us your opinion

Tell us your opinion

Take this survey to help shape plans for our upcoming exhibition and signature program. Go into the draw to win a $200 Coles Myer voucher. Survey closes midnight Sunday 23 July.

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

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

Kaylah Truth

Don't Just Count Us, Let Us Count!

50 years after the 1967 referendum, reflect on this historic milestone through the eyes of performing arts students and their creative responses.

When 5 May 2017 - 1 Oct 2017

Where kuril dhagun, level 1, 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

Queensland Poetry Festival

Australian Poetry Slam — Brisbane Heat

Could you be Queensland’s slam champion? Use your 2 minutes at the mic to take out the Brisbane competition!

When Sat 19 Aug, 12:30 pm

Where The Edge Auditorium, level 1, The Edge, State Library

Free

Arrive 30 min. prior to registration

Ali Cobby Eckerman

A night by the fire with Ali Cobby Eckerman

Come along to a cosy conversation with 2017 QPF Indigenous Poet in Residence Ali Cobby Eckermann.

When Tue 22 Aug, 06:30 pm

Where Talking Circle, level 1, State Library

Free

Bookings essential.

Wayne Denning

Game Changers: In conversation with Queensland business leader Wayne Denning

Join Queensland business leader Wayne Denning for an evening of insightful and inspiring conversation.

When Thu 31 Aug, 06:00 pm

Where SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2

Free

Bookings required

QiC aug

Queenslanders in Conversation: are smart cities for everyone?

In the third Queenslanders in Conversation talk for 2017, discuss what makes a city ‘smart’ and how we build one that works for everyone.

When Wed 9 Aug, 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.

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