Major events and exhibitions

Distant Lines heroDistant Lines: Queensland voices of the First World War
From the home front to the war front, explore the unique Queensland experience of the First World War — before, during, and after.

Story Lab Winter 2015 FinalStory Lab winter 2015
Story Lab is back this winter with an exciting program of digitally inspired workshops. From augmented reality to game development, have fun exploring while learning skills and techniques from the experts.

Game Changers 2015Game Changers 2015
The Game Changers series brings innovation leaders from business, technology, and creative industries to share their insights with you. With a variety of new and inspiring leaders, Game Changers runs each month from 16 Jun-11 Nov.

Gumbi Gunyah Womens Group, Patchwork quilt, 2014, Acrylic, stitching and shells on canvas. Renewed by Gumbi Crew
Explore a collection of mixed media works in Renewed by Gumbi Crew, a showcase of the many and varied works of art and craft made by the Gumbi Gunyah Women and Children’s Wellbeing Centre of Woorabinda.

LauraTravelling exhibitions
Find out when one of State Library’s exhibitions is coming to a location near you.

Birds of Australia image - HeritagePast events
Past events and exhibitions held or hosted by the State Library.

Exhibition kit loans
We hold exhibition material in kit form for loan to public libraries and other organisations. These display kits are photograph-based and deal with a wide range of topics relating to Queensland and its history, such as social history, wartime romances and cultural festivals.

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