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

Bring your imagination – we’ll provide the paints and pencils

Examples of illustration from Brisbane Illustrators Group

You are invited to come and draw with the Brisbane Illustrators Group at State Library’s Fun Palace this Saturday. Paint, pencils and textas will be provided. Just bring your imagination! We have created an activity challenging kids to create a Fun Palace character then draw them into scenes created by our members – just like a page … Read more

Oxford Art Online

Are you looking for art images or information about art history? Or do you just love art? Whether you’re a school student or an advanced scholar, Oxford Art Online is a great tool for researching art from prehistory to today, or for simply browsing inspiring images and fascinating articles. This outstanding resource provides a simple easy … Read more

Pop-up exhibition: William Robinson’s Ekka Series

Ekka Series pop-up exhibition

The Ekka may be over for the year, but SLQ continues to celebrate the institution that is the Royal Queensland Show through a pop-up exhibition in our South Bank building throughout August. With a new selection on display each Monday, the exhibition features beautiful sketches by nationally and internationally renowned Queensland artist William Robinson AO, as … Read more