What's on today at SLQ

What's on today,
Thursday 21 Sep, 2017

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

Business Studio lunch box forums

Business Studio lunch box forums 2017

Hear from inspiring entrepreneurs and business leaders as they share their insights on business related topics.

When Every second Wednesday, 12.30pm–1.15pm, Feb–Nov 2017

Where Business Studio, level 1, State Library

Free

Bookings required

Shop workshops autumn

Library Shop craft workshops — spring 2017

Enjoy an evening of crafting and creating with local artists and designers as they share their practice in a range of hands-on workshops.

When 21 Sep – 16 Nov 2017

Where Library Shop, level 1, State Library

$35–$45

Bookings essential

Jabu Birriny

Jabu Birriny (land and sea)

In Jabu Birriny, Yarrabah artists share stories through vibrant prints, intricately woven vessels and textured ceramics that celebrate and embody the land and sea.

When 22 Oct 2017 - 4 Mar 2018

Where kuril dhagun, level 1, 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

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 - 21 Jan 2018

Where SLQ Gallery, level 2, State Library

Free

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 - 19 Nov 2017

Where Philip Bacon Heritage Gallery, level 4, 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

QLF Crowd Giving 2017

Crowd Giving 2017

Be part of an evening of persuasive pitches, philanthropy, and the power of collective funding.

When Tue 3 Oct, 06:30 pm

Where SLQ Auditorium 2, level 2

$100 donation to Queensland Library Foundation

Bookings required

Fun Palace

Fun Palace

Let your imagination take over at Fun Palace, a free event for families offering hands-on activities and experiments celebrating the arts and sciences.

When Sat 7 Oct, 09:30 am

Where Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library

Free

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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