What's on today at SLQ

What's on today,
Thursday 13 Dec, 2018

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



Islands: hidden histories from Queensland islands

A free exhibition exploring the hidden histories of Queensland islands which aims to reshape our knowledge of these close but faraway places.

When 30 Jun 2018 - 27 Jan 2019

Where Philip Bacon Heritage Gallery, level 4, State Library



Talking Ideas

Cultivate your curiosity with State Library’s Talking Ideas program.

When Nov 2018 - Oct 2019

Where SLQ Auditorium 1, level 2

$37–42 inc booking fees

Bookings required

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


Sister Constance Keys

Love to all, Connie

Discover the courage, compassion and dedication of Sister Constance Keys, one of Queensland's most decorated and beloved First World War nurses.

When 26 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2019

Where Talbot Family Treasures Wall, level 4, 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.

Events by type