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Artists’ books, white gloves experience  

15 students max per 45-minute session.

This event is free.

Recommended for senior years 11-12

Session times: 11am - 11.45am

Term 2: Wed 26 Apr I Wed 24 May I Wed 21 Jun.

Term 3: Wed 26 Jul I Wed 23 Aug.

Term 4: Wed18 Oct I Wed 22 Nov.

Students and teachers are invited to investigate State Library's fantastic collection of artists' books in this exclusive, hands-on white gloves experience!

Led by expert librarians, students will be inspired by selected works from one of the largest publicly accessible artists' book collections in Australia, comprised of over 1700 works. Challenging the traditional concept of a paper book, including sculptural elements. Each work has its own story to tell through this rich and tactile media.

Visit our comprehensive artists’ book education resource on Curriculum Connect for ideas prior to your visit!

*Please adhere to booking capacity of up to 15 students per session plus accompanying teachers/adults.

If you have a larger group than 15 contact schools engagement in advance via or 3840 7666 as we may be able to accommodate your group.

Image Credit: Pennant by Madonna Staunton, 1996-2001, Australian Library of Art, State Library of Queensland. Image number: 509656-s004.

For all bookings

Use the ‘Go to Date’ calendar below to navigate to your relevant date and time (dates listed above). 

If you would like to book another experience, please return to our school visits page.

*Please note your booking session will time out after 5 minutes. Simply return to the bookings page to complete your submission. You will receive a confirmation email when submitted successfully. 

Contact the schools engagement team for further information via email at or phone (07) 3840 7768

To make the most of your visit we encourage students and teachers to become members prior to your visit. Please use a residential Queensland address, not the school address, when registering. Membership is free and enables students to search the catalogue and place physical items on hold, ready to collect and use during their time onsite.

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Sunday 26 March 2023

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