What's on

Explore the latest online events, exhibitions, workshops and talks

Gaja Kerry Charlton at the launch of An Introduction to the Languages of Moreton Bay Book Launch 2019

Join Indigenous Languages Coordinator, Des Crump and Yuggera Elder, Gaja Kerry Charlton, for the first of our lunchtime lingo sessions.

Drawing of women disembarking from a ship circa 1885

Miss Rye Immigrants. Who were they? How did they fare?  Join us for this free online event via Zoom.

Facilitator of Fibres Folds and Languages Old weaving workshop Brian Whap

Join us in kuril dhagun for a relaxing and fun weaving workshop with Torres Strait Islander cultural educator Brian Whap.

Culture Quest Online

Looking for a fun activity to keep the children occupied? Join us for a culture quest online and help keep Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages alive.

Learning Languages with State Library Resources

Join us for monthly webinar sessions which will provide an overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language resources from State Library collections, including our online interactive languages map.

Unidentified photographer 1st Reinforcements Queensland to Egypt 1918 John Oxley Library State Library of Queensland Negative no 12532

This webinar provides an opportunity to reflect on the service of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women in Australia’s Defence Forces. 

Inside the Cut Copy exhibition

What was your first Brisbane gig? Remember the music, the locations, the attitude and the style through State Library's extensive music poster and handbill collections.

Dangerous Women visual identity text and pink feathers

In the first of its kind, Dangerous Women delves into the lives of Queensland risk takers and rule breakers unperturbed by stereotypes and unfunctional footwear.

Close up portrait of a camel musterer in the outback

Remember, see and feel the last 20 years through Twenty – an online exhibition of State Library of Queensland’s contemporary photography collection​s.

Big Voices

Showcasing beautiful and thought-provoking artwork by children from Queensland, Vietnam and China, Big Voices takes you on a  journey into these young artist's worlds, to see how they view themselves, their lives, their rights and their future.

Zach Weir mustering cattle Davenport Downs Station 22 March 2020

Witness the fascinating 80Hz Sound Lab as images taken from the State Library's collection are transformed and digitally translated into musical compositions using metadata.

Virtual Meetups on Slack

While the Fabrication Lab has been closed with pandemic restrictions we’ve been creating a community for makers on Slack.

Women workers on the production line at Peters Arctic Delicacy Company factory West End Brisbane

Join Tricia King, the 2019 Place Making Fellow, as she shares her research and developments from her project.


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