kuril dhagun invites you to join us for a morning of fun and yarning through a series of weaving workshops facilitated by Nadine Foley from Culture Weave.
Bring the kids and join the fun at State Library this summer. We’ve got free activities the whole family can enjoy, from family movie screenings to stories, songs and hands-on crafts.
In this series of three workshops you’ll design, cut and assemble a modular cat tree ready in time for the holidays.
Join the free Summer Reading Club and let fairy tales, myths and legends light up your child’s imagination this summer.
On 19 January, hear from John as he interviews Gary Warner on his memories and his work featured in the exhibition.
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.
Keen to make your own jewellery, keychain or housing unit for all your knick-knacks? Join us to learn about the endless options you can achieve with the laser cutter.
Never used the tools in the Fabrication Lab before? That's okay. These inductions provide you with all the skills and knowledge to safely and efficiently use our tools.
Learn to operate the CNC machine and create your own handy stool to take home.
Join the curators of Cut Copy: Brisbane Music Posters 1977-1987 for an onsite tour of the exhibition. See the curators reveal the DIY design ethos of the era and discover the stories behind the posters and handbills, and the bands and venues that inspired them.
Over three sessions, come and make an everyday carry bag with our amazing trainer Jimmy Eng.
Join Tricia King, the 2019 Place Making Fellow, as she shares her research and developments from her project.
On 16 February, hear from John as he interviews Kitty van Vuuren on her memories and her work featured in the exhibition.
Learn the basics of 3D printing and create your own design to take home.
Join us for a chat over the airwaves celebrating the exhibition Cut Copy: Brisbane music posters 1977-1987. Hosted by 4ZZZ, hear from local musicians, broadcast live from State Library.
Join us for a Deep Listening experience to the earthy and soothing sounds of the yidaki (didgeridoo). Deep Listening is an important practice within First Nations cultures and quiet reflection is the perfect way for community to come together.
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.
Learn how to set up a machine, cut and pin, sew straight and make a handy tote bag you can take home.
On 16 March, hear from John as he interviews Andy Nehl on his memories and his work featured in the exhibition.
Artists' books are artworks that use the form or characteristics of a book. With both traditional and contemporary approaches, artists’ books happily unbridle themselves from the constraints of traditional publishing.
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.
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.