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Explore the latest online events, exhibitions, workshops and talks

Sah from Galbiri Voices

Gather your Jarjums (children) and join First Nations performers Sah and Ethan on Facebook Live as they perform fun musical interpretations of children’s artworks featured in the Big Voices exhibition. 

Machine Learning

Take a short tour of the mysterious world of Artificial Neural Networks. 

TCAH maps

This Friday, join Deanna on an adventure and learn how to make your own maps. 

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.

Indigenous girl reading a book

Every Thursday of the school term, kuril dhagun and State Library of Queensland present Jarjum Stories Live!, a free streamed session involving First Nations children’s storybooks guided by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander creatives. 

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.

Virtual Meetups on Slack

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


Created by big kids for little kids, Kindergo is a free reading app that empowers children aged 2-7 to read by themselves.

DIY soundbox

In this online workshop series, participants will come together to customise and build their own unique percussive musical instrument, and then experiment with it sonically in a collaborative online space.

Tensegrity Table apparently defying gravity

Use cardboard, string and a bit of patience to learn how tension and compression create tensegrity. Build one for your desk! Amaze your friends with your ability to apparently defy gravity! Discover how magic turns into science in action.

AR Design

Get creative with new technologies in this workshop dedicated to using Augmented Reality in design.    

Rubber Band Powered devices

Power up with rubber bands with State Library this National Science Week! Rubber bands are safe and cheap. They store energy like a battery and are reusable for so many things. Find out how by twisting, stretching, turning and even heating them – make things move at home.