On Saturday 3 August, State Library of Queensland will be celebrating the 25th anniversary for national recognition of Australian South Sea Islanders with a White Gloves Experience, Curator’s Tour of Plantation Voices exhibition and an up close and personal curator and artist discussion.
Celebrating 25 years of Recognition
11:00am – 2:00pm
White Gloves Room Experience, Level 4, Marica Sourris and James C Sourris AM White Gloves Room, State Library of Queensland
View a selection of the State Library collections including photo albums, publications, books and other documentation association with the Australian South Sea Islander collection.
11:30am – 12:00pm
Curator’s Tour of Plantation Voices Exhibition, Level 4, Philip Bacon Heritage Gallery, State Library of Queensland
Join exhibition curator Imelda Miller for a tour of the exhibition
Artist and Curator Discussion, Level 4, Heritage Learning Room, State Library of Queensland
An up close discussion with Joella Warkill, LaVonne Bobongie and Imelda Miller.
RSVP for this free event on Eventbrite by Friday 2 August 2019
Remember the 25 August 2019 will be the official 25th anniversary of national recognition of Australian South Sea Islanders. A significant milestone for the Australian South Sea Islander community. On this Recognition Day be sure to look for celebrations in various Australian South Sea Islander communities.
Imelda Miller, Collection Engagement Officer, State Library of Queensland.