Category Archives: Events Back

Mal Meninga visit

This week, Queensland Library Foundation welcomed one of Queensland’s living treasures, Mr Mal Meninga AM, Head of Performance and Culture at the Gold Coast Titans, and rugby league legend. Mal shared stories of his family’s South Sea Islander heritage with long-term donors, corporate partners, President’s 100 Circle donors and new friends. He also took time … Read more

Crowd Giving 2019: $30,000 raised to support State Library of Queensland projects

On 15 August, donors and library-lovers came together in support of State Library of Queensland at the fourth annual Crowd Giving event. The Queensland Library Foundation fundraiser attracted around 70 donors and raised $30,000. Emceed by Courtney Talbot, Foundation Vice-President, and Andrew Baker, General Manager Private Clients at Perpetual Private, the concept was simple – … Read more

Crowd Giving

Replica Tunley globe being examined by person

Part of the Queensland Library Foundation’s annual program since 2016, Crowd Giving invites donations from $100 per person towards a collective fund. With each donation comes the opportunity to attend and vote at a pitch event where three State Library teams present projects seeking community support to bring them to fruition. A fundraising initiative led … Read more

Finding our way Home

St Aidan's students rehearsing for their performance

St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School has been exploring the Home exhibition at State Library to inspire assessment pieces for a “Museum Theatre” class. Here Drama Teacher Nicole Jones reflects on what the process has been like, and how a creative investigation of State Library’s collection items has inspired deep and engaged learning. February As we boarded … Read more

Fun Palace returns to State Library

  Everyone’s a scientist, everyone’s an artist! Roll up your sleeves and get stuck into a one-day-only celebration of arts and sciences, learning, play, and adventure on Saturday 6 October. Fun Palaces are about all of us making things together: a public event where arts and sciences meet. Inventors, researchers, artists, performers, storytellers, and adventurers … Read more