What's on

What's on today at SLQ

What's on today

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

Friday 31 Oct, 2014


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


Think Outside 2014

Think Outside 2014

Local, national and international design thinkers are invited to contemplate a problem outside their area of expertise, offering new and unexpected solutions for discussion.

When Oct - Nov 2014

Where State Library of Queensland

Free Bookings required

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


The Corner wild things

The Corner: where the wild things play

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

When 22 Nov 2014 - 1 Feb 2015

Where The Corner, level 1, State Library


Sonja Carmichael, âSea Bowlâ, 2013, found finishing nets and ropes


offset explores the collaborative nature of Indigenous artists working within the context of an art centre.

When 22 Sep 2014 - 16 Nov 2014

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


A night by the fire: remains and repatriation

A night by the fire forum: remains and repatriation

Join an engaging panel of Indigenous Elders, community members and industry professionals discussing remains and repatriation.

When Wed 5 Nov, 06:00 pm

Where SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2

$5, bookings required

Isobelle Carmody

In conversation: Isobelle Carmody

Join the conversation with acclaimed Australian author Isobelle Carmody.

When Wed 5 Nov, 06:00 pm

Where SLQ Auditorium 2, level 2

$10, bookings required , bookings required


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.

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