What's on today at SLQ

What's on today,
Saturday 19 Jan, 2019

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

Home: a suburban obsession

Home: a suburban obsession

An exhibition about the allure of home and the stories found within, inspired by one of the largest digitised photographic collections of Queensland houses.

When 7 Dec 2018 - 14 Jul 2019

Where slq Gallery, level 2, State Library

Free

Palm Island

Palm Island and Our People

The inspiring history of Palm Island is celebrated in a fascinating showcase of images, memorabilia and digital stories.

When 22 Sep 2018 - 22 Apr 2019

Where kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library

Free

Plantation Voices

Plantation Voices

Emerging from the sugarcane farms of tropical Queensland to cut a path to freedom, the stories of Australian South Sea Islanders are steeped in strength and resilience.

When 16 Feb 2019 - 8 Sep 2019

Where Philip Bacon Heritage Gallery, level 4, State Library

Free

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Talking Ideas: An evening with Lynda La Plante

Join British Crime Queen Lynda La Plante for an exclusive evening of hilarious tales and insights into the mind that writes from the dark side!

When Wed 13 Feb, 07:00 pm

Where SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2

$37–42

Bookings required

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Talking Ideas: Meet Munjed Al Muderis

An Iraqi refugee who became an internationally-celebrated surgeon. The author of Walking Free shares the next chapter of his extraordinary journey, Going Back.

When Wed 20 Mar, 07:00 pm

Where SLQ Auditorium 2, level 2

$32-$37

Bookings required

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.

Events by type