What's on today at SLQ

What's on today,
Tuesday 28 Feb, 2017

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

Business Studio lunch box forums

Indigenous arts business workshops

This series of practical workshops is designed to help Indigenous arts practitioners get their business off the ground.

When Sat 4 Mar, 18 Mar & 1 Apr 2017

Where Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library


Bookings required.

In the beginning far off in the dream time, Helen Malone

Siganto Foundation artists’ books series 2017

Join us for a week-long celebration of artists' books featuring lectures, workshops and a masterclass led by international artist and publisher Dr Helen Douglas.

When 26 – 31 Mar, 2017

Where Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library

Prices vary, see each event for more information.

Bookings required

Science and Story

World Science Festival Brisbane 2017

World Science Festival returns to Brisbane igniting new and challenging discussions about science, technology, engineering and maths.

When 22–26 March 2017

Where Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library

Prices vary

Bookings worldsciencefestival.com.au

Word up workshops

Young Writers Camp

A three-day creative writing workshop for students aged 15 to 17, led by professional writers.

When 3 Apr 2017 - 5 Apr 2017

Where Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library


Barambah Pottery

Barambah <> Cherbourg <> Art <> Craft

Explore a showcase of historical and creative pieces from Barambah Pottery.

When 10 Dec 2016 - 16 Apr 2017

Where kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library


Living in Aged Care

Living in Aged Care: a photographic exhibition of laughter, loss and leisure

This exhibition shares the photographs and poems of the residents of the BallyCara retirement and residential aged care community, and provides an insight into the often private world of aged care.

When 23 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017

Where Asia Pacific Design Library, level 2, State Library


Future Memory

Digital Futures Lab

Join us as we transform SLQ Gallery into a hybridised laboratory, studio, game space and exhibition.

When 11 Feb 2017 - 5 Nov 2017

Where SLQ Gallery, level 2, State Library


Fiona Foley, 777 suspended pewter poppies as part of the Black Opium installation at State Library of Queensland South Bank. Photo by Carl Warner.

Portrait of an Artist with Fiona Foley

Come along for a fascinating evening as we screen Fiona Foley's artist interview from the James C Sourris AM Collection, and host an open discussion with Fiona about her life and work.

When Fri 17 Mar, 06:30 pm

Where SLQ Auditorium 2, level 2


Bookings required

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forum: choosing the right legal entity

Hear from Melissa Sinopoli, Partner at MacDonnells Law, as she discusses the different legal entities you could use for your startup and the pros and cons of each.

When Wed 1 Mar, 12:30 pm

Where Business Studio, level 1, State Library


Bookings required

Fellowships showcase

A year as an SLQ fellow

Join Queensland Memory’s current fellows for an evening talk as they showcase their research and inspire others to be potential State Library Fellows.

When Thu 9 Mar, 05:15 pm

Where SLQ Auditorium 2, level 2


Bookings required

Out of the Dark

Out of the Dark Expo

Join us for a fun and interactive community day and learn tips and tricks about social media and how to stay safe online.

When Sat 11 Mar, 10:00 am

Where Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library


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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