What's on

What's on today at SLQ

What's on today,
Wednesday 5 Aug, 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


Distant Lines hero

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 the mixed media works 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


Landing places at Gallipoli Turkey ca. 1915, John Oxley Library, SLQ, Negative number: 166984

Voices from Afar

Learn about the Anzac tradition first hand through an exhibition brought to you by this year’s recipients of The Premier’s Anzac Prize.

When 31 Jul 2015 - 27 Sep 2015

Where SLQ Gallery, level 2, 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


Photo by Orion Zuyderhoff-Gray

We need to talk about tax

Tax might sound technical, but it affects everyone’s hip pocket directly, and how our society works. Join us for a free State of Affairs event to discuss the key questions in Australian tax reform.

When Wed 19 Aug, 06:00 pm

Where SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2

Free , bookings required

Boneta-Marie Mabo

kreative kuril workshops: portrait drawing with Boneta-Marie Mabo

Join kuril dhagun’s Artist in Residence, Boneta-Marie Mabo for a Saturday of portraiture.

When Sat 15 Aug, 10:00 am

Where kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library

$40 (incl. materials and lunch)

Preserving your collections

Conservation clinic

Professional conservation staff offer one-on-one consultations to help you learn how to look after your personal treasures.

When Thu 6 Aug, 01:00 pm

Where Meeting Room 1B, State Library

Free , bookings required

New arrivals from New South Wales at Camboon School of Arts, Camboon, Queensland, ca. 1931, Banana Shire Library, Image no. ban00062.

Tracking immigrant ancestors

Join Stephanie Ryan, our Senior Librarian Family History, as she discusses how you can explore numerous resources to track down immigrant ancestors. 

When Fri 7 Aug, 10:00 am

Where SLQ Auditorium 2, level 2


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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