What's on

What's on today at SLQ

What's on today,
Wednesday 26 Nov, 2014

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


CUSP: Designing into the Next Decade

CUSP is a journey into the innovative world of design thinking where design is used to develop creative solutions to the big challenges we face now and in the future.

When: 1 Nov 2014 - 8 Feb 2015

Where SLQ Gallery, Level 2


Story Lab Summer 2015

Story Lab summer 2015

Step into the Story Lab and explore the art of storytelling. From Minecraft to cartooning to robotics, let your imagination run wild while learning skills and techniques from the experts.

When 12 Jan - 24 Jan 2015

Where Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library

$30 - $70

Holiday Fun 2015

Holiday Fun summer 2015

This summer, discover a place where wild things play!

When 5 - 25 Jan 2015

Where Various SLQ venues


Isobel Wise, The eye of the beholder, sterling silver and CR-39 lens plastic

Tinker Tailor Soldier Sailor

Celebrating the achievements of Queensland women through history.

When 17 Nov 2014 - 14 Dec 2014

Where Asia Pacific Design Library, level 2, State Library


The Corner wild things

The Corner: where the wild things play

Uncover a specially prepared space for the most monstrous of imaginations…

When 22 Oct 2014 - 1 Feb 2015

Where The Corner, level 1, State Library


Keast Park, Seaford, Vic. Recipient: Site Office Landscape Architecture. Photo by John Gollings.

Site Seeing: Australian landscape architecture

Trace the past decade of Australian landscape architecture through the lenses of some of the country’s leading photographers.

When 16 Oct 2014 - 14 Dec 2014

Where Asia Pacific Design Library, level 2, State Library


Cheryl Creed, Self Portrait (detail), 2014, synthetic polymer on canvas

A Thousand Words

Discover portraits capturing Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identities in fleeting moments in time. 

When 6 Dec 2014 - 17 May 2015

Where kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library


Library Shop

A very cultural Christmas

Enjoy a little late night Christmas shopping in the Cultural Precinct.

When Thu 27 Nov, 04:00 pm

Where Library Shop, level 1, State Library


Peter Hughes and Kiri Waiata

ALLtogether 2014

Celebrate International Day of People with Disability!

When Sun 30 Nov, 10:00 am

Where SLQ



The State Library offers a number of varied programs, such as Dads Read.

Major events and exhibitions at the State Library

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