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.

Tuesday 21 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

Sonja Carmichael, ‘Sea Bowl’, 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


A night by the fire: remains and repatriation

A night by the fire: remains and repatriation

Join diverse conversations about ancestral remains and repatriation as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the discovery of Mungo Man. 

When 30 Sep 2014 - 5 Nov 2014

Where kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library


Creating Rubber Stamps

Creating rubber stamps

Join Brisbane-based printmaker Kay Watanabe for a hands-on introduction to carving rubber stamps.

When Thu 30 Oct, 06:00 pm

Where The Library Shop, level 1

$30, bookings required , 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

Monsters Ball

Monsters Ball

Craft yourself a creepy costume and scamper along to The Edge’s very first Halloween Monsters Ball. 

When Fri 31 Oct, 06:00 pm

$15, bookings requred , 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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