SLQ wins the Gallery and Museum Achievement Award for “Peace and Quiet”

SLQ staff with trophy

State Library’s Signature Program team are celebrating their win at last night’s 2016 Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards (GAMAA). The team were recognised for their work on last year’s Peace and Quiet exhibition in the award category of Engagement (Organisations with Paid Staff). Peace and Quiet was a major exhibition that took place in the SLQ … Read more

Talking Turkey and world domination: SLQ partners with Griffith Uni to explore science, communication and play

A male scrub turkey

Staff at State Library of Queensland and Griffith University joined forces recently to explore new ways to engage with and communicate research. At Fun Palace, SLQ Creative-in-Residence Matt Finch teamed up with Griffith Uni’s Professor Darryl Jones to create The Scrub Turkey Sessions. Professor Jones’ research into the life of Brisbane’s urban wildlife was turned … Read more

Judgement vs. compassion: Susan’s story of belonging

Susan

We’re continuing our stories of Belonging series as told to Pop-Up Story Catcher Kirsten Fogg at this year’s Big Day of Belonging. Susan tells how she tries to reconcile the judgmental and compassionate sides of her character. I’ve been doing a lot of self analysis and self reflection. I’ve been reading a book actually been writing word-for-word the … Read more