Winter Holiday Fun 2018

Capturing 360

Make the most of the holidays with a range of workshops and drop-in activities. Explore the way families used to play in the Lifestyle exhibition; play with tech, engineering and words in the Story Lab and explore a wild and wonderful world of hidden stories at The Great and Grand Rumpus. It's a community-created, play-based installation space where children’s ideas and stories have been brought to life, realised at scale by student and community design and fabrication teams.

Keep an eye out on SLQ play for more information throughout the program.

After some more holiday fun? Don’t forget to check out The Corner.

Venue:
Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library, Stanley Place, South Bank
Cost:
Free and paid events
Bookings:

Free and paid activities, some bookings required

More information:

Young People and Families
(07) 3840 7927
ypf@slq.qld.gov.au

Program of events

Mini Me Making

The Great and Grand Rumpus: Mini Me Making

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 30th Jun 2018 10:00am-3:00pm, then Every day, until 15th Jul 2018

Adventurers and storytellers with amazing imaginations are needed to find hidden stories and share new ones. Make a mini-me of yourself and take it with you on your adventures to The Great and Grand Rumpus at The Edge.

Meaningful mandalas

Lifestyle: meaningful mandala

Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
Starts 30th Jun 2018 10:00am-3:00pm, then Every day, until 15th Jul 2018

Come and make a meaningful mandala where it will take pride of place within our Community Mandala Collection, and form part of the Lifestyle exhibition.

Video rumpus

The Great and Grand Rumpus: Video Rumpus 10am

The Edge, State Library
Starts 2nd Jul 2018 10:00am-11:30am, then Every day, until 6th Jul 2018

Enter the Rumpus and paint the joint with light and colour! Using Tagtool and digital projectors bring The Great and Grand Rumpus to life with live animations.

Audio rumpus

The Great and Grand Rumpus: Audio Rumpus 10am

The Edge, State Library
Starts 2nd Jul 2018 10:00am-11:30am, then Every day, until 6th Jul 2018

Enter the Rumpus and make some noise! Experiment with audio samples and triggers using Ableton Live to create a wild and wonderful sound design.

Video rumpus

The Great and Grand Rumpus: Video Rumpus 1pm

The Edge, State Library
Starts 2nd Jul 2018 1:00pm-2:30pm, then Every day, until 6th Jul 2018

Enter the Rumpus and paint the place with light and colour!

Audio rumpus

The Great and Grand Rumpus: Audio Rumpus 1pm

The Edge, State Library
Starts 2nd Jul 2018 1:00pm-2:30pm, then Every day, until 6th Jul 2018

Enter the Rumpus and make some noise! Experiment with audio samples and triggers using Ableton Live to create a wild and wonderful sound design.

Arduino 101

The Great and Grand Rumpus: Arduino 101

The Edge, State Library
Starts 2nd Jul 2018, 4pm - 7pm

Learn the basics of electronics theory and how to program lights and sound using the Arduino micro-controller platform.

Lifestyle exhibition family workshops

Lifestyle family workshops: box car making & string phone making (10.30am)

SLQ Gallery, level 2, State Library
Starts 3rd Jul 2018 10:30am, then Every day, until 7th Jul 2018

Come and pay tribute to the era of toys from craft by creating your own box car with rubber band or string mechanism, or a retro string phone for fun and play.

Lifestyle exhibition family workshops

Lifestyle family workshops: box car making & string phone making (1pm)

SLQ Gallery, level 2, State Library
Starts 3rd Jul 2018 1:00pm-2:30pm, then Every day, until 7th Jul 2018

Come and pay tribute to the era of toys from craft by creating your own box car with rubber band or string mechanism, or a retro string phone for fun and play.

Tinker Tuesdays

The Great and Grand Rumpus: Tinker Tuesdays

The Edge, State Library
Starts 3rd Jul 2018 4:00pm-6:00pm, then Every week on Tuesday, until 10th Jul 2018

An opportunity to come and tinker with your new skills in Arduino. You will have  access to our power tools, soldering irons, Arduinos and members of The Edge team to give you a hand.

Hack the evening

The Great and Grand Rumpus: Hack the evening

The Edge, State Library
Starts 5th Jul 2018 6:00pm-8:00pm, then Every week on Thursday, until 12th Jul 2018

At Hack the Evening, you will have access to The Fabrication Labs power tools, soldering irons and Arduinos and meet the community who regularly use this fun makerspace.

Arduino in motion

The Great and Grand Rumpus: Arduino skills in motion

The Edge, State Library
Starts 7th Jul 2018, 10am - 1pm

Apply the skills from the Arduino 101 workshops to program lights and sounds for The Great and Grand Rumpus installations.

Duct Tape Island

Story Lab: Duct Tape Island

Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library
Starts 9th Jul 2018 9:00am-2:00pm, then Every 3 days, until 12th Jul 2018

You are part of an envoy of young engineers stranded on a deserted island. The only supply you have at your disposal: duct tape.

VR club

Story Lab: Virtual Reality Club

Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library
Starts 9th Jul 2018, 9am - 2pm

Take a leap into the virtual in this three-day workshop where you will write, develop and explore a virtual reality adventure.

Imagine the Rumpus

The Great and Grand Rumpus: Creative Play

The Edge, State Library
Starts 9th Jul 2018 10:00am-3:00pm, then Every day, until 15th Jul 2018

Join our resident The Corner Artsworkers as they creatively navigate you through myriad storytelling, song, parades and creative craft-making.  Drop in anytime between 10am and 3pm to experience the fantasy and splendour of The Great and Grand Rumpus!

Arduino intermediate

The Great and Grand Rumpus: Arduino Intermediate

The Edge, State Library
Starts 9th Jul 2018, 4pm - 7pm

This free workshop expands on the introductory workshop, and will get you started with coding your own programs for Arduino.

Lifestyle exhibition family workshops

Lifestyle family workshops: shoe box float making & string phone making (10.30am)

SLQ Gallery, level 2, State Library
Starts 10th Jul 2018 10:30am-12:00pm, then Every day, until 14th Jul 2018

Come and pay tribute to the era of toys from craft by creating your own shoe box float to reflect your family identity, or a retro string phone for fun and play.

Lifestyle exhibition family workshops

Lifestyle family workshops: shoe box float making & string phone making (1pm)

SLQ Gallery, level 2, State Library
Starts 10th Jul 2018 1:00pm-2:30pm, then Every day, until 14th Jul 2018

Come and pay tribute to the era of toys from craft by creating your own shoe box float to reflect your family identity, or a retro string phone for fun and play.

Willy Traditional Games

Our Sporting Greats: Sports Day

kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library
Starts 11th Jul 2018, 10:30am - 2:30pm

Celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and history at this free, fun-filled Sports Day with rugby star Andrew Walker for NAIDOC Week 2018.

TeterMek

Teter Mek Foundation: Storytelling

kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library
Starts 11th Jul 2018, 11am - 12pm

Join Torres Strait Islander children’s author, Jasmin Herro for a special story-time reading of her new book, Teter Mek and the Stolen Crocodiles, followed by an art and craft workshop.

Capturing 360

Story Lab: Capturing 360° Perspectives 8-11 years

Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library
Starts 12th Jul 2018, 9am - 2pm

Explore the creative potential of 360° cameras in this filmmaking workshop with a difference!

Capturing 360

Story Lab: Capturing 360° Perspectives 12-16 years

Meet at Reception, level 1, State Library
Starts 13th Jul 2018, 9am - 2pm

Explore the creative potential of 360° cameras in this filmmaking workshop with a difference!

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