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

House Histories: Derrington

Derrington as shown on the cover of The Homemakers' Book

Is there history in your floorboards?  Undertaking a house history involves following the correct steps in order to ensure you have the right information.  Recently, State Library of Queensland hosted a seminar on house histories.  To summarise the process, I have chosen a multi-gabled timber Queenslander called Derrington, located in Kedron. Built in 1931, the … Read more