Calendar of events

2nd October 2014

Never in our Lifetime Lockyer Valley, 27 Jan 2011, Loren Jarvis, 27929

A celebration the resilience of Queensland communities responding to the significant weather events of the summer of 2010-11.

Elisa Jane Carmichael, 'Seagrass, this could be the beginning of something', (detail) 2013, Wool and Fabrics

Our Dreaming: animating country showcases Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures as they are retold through animation.

Tindale image

A thought-provoking journey into the Tindale collection, what it means to Aboriginal people and its place in Queensland's history

Hot Modernism - Torbreck

Explore the architecture of mid-century Queensland.


Come and see Modern design meets Brisbane, a display related to SLQ’s Hot Modernism exhibition, showcasing mid-century furniture, catalogues and photographs that pay homage to this fascinating slice of Queensland’s design history.

Our Dreaming in the Animation Studio

Jump into the animation studio and experience the process of animation. 

P is for Play!

Come on an alphabetical adventure in The Corner, State Library’s creative play space for children birth through to 8 years. 

Mr & Mrs Trackson in the steam Locomobile, 1902, Author: Unidentified, Image number: APA-003-01-0004

Showcasing unique and rare items from the past 200 years.

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.

Tim Jackman

Get ready as Tim Jackman hickory dickory rocks The Corner!

Family heirlooms

Professional conservation staff offer one-on-one consultations to help you learn how to look after your personal treasures.

Hack the evening

The Edge is hosting weekly meet-ups for all those who want to apply your skills to building interactive installations.

Hot Modernism, photo by Josef Ruckli

Drop by after hours to explore Hot Modernism with guest architect Aaron Peters, and hear his insight into Queensland’s post war architecture.  

Tent House, photo by Sarah Creedy.

Join architect Peter Stutchbury as he reviews the gradual process of making architecture.  

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