What's on

What's on today at SLQ

What's on today,
Monday 25 May, 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


kreative kuril workshops

kreative kuril workshops

Join some of Queensland’s finest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists one Saturday each month to learn new skills and create your own artisan objects.

When Sat 13 Jun 2015, 10:00am – Sun 04 Oct 2015, 5:00pm

Where kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library

$60 (incl. materials and lunch)

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


Distant Lines volunteer tour

Distant Lines volunteer guided tours

Join exhibition volunteers on a guided tour of Distant Lines every Wednesday at 11am.

When 6 May 2015 - 11 Nov 2015

Where SLQ Gallery, level 2, State Library


Image: Members of the 5th Australian Light Horse Regiment in Egypt, ca. 1915 John Oxley Library, SLQ.

Postcards to a loved one

Compose your own message on a postcard reproduced from the First World War for display in Distant Lines in SLQ Gallery.

When 4 Apr 2015 - 31 May 2015

Where Infozone, level 1 & SLQ Gallery, level 2


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 - 2 Dec 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


Chinese knotted bracelet

Chinese knotting

Join jewellery designer and Chinese knotting expert Lyndel Godden to make a bracelet based on snake and button knots.

When Thu 25 Jun, 06:00 pm

Where Library Shop, level 1, State Library

$30, bookings required

Maxim, G 1980-, Missing book II, c2011, Siganto Foundation collection of international artistsâ books, SLQ.

Siganto Artists’ Books Seminar

Join SLQ as we explore the idea of artists’ books as performance through a two day celebration

When Sat 20 Jun, 09:30 am

Where SLQ Auditorium 1, 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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