What's On

What's on at the State Library? 

Exhibitions

A garden of green
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Exhibition and creative installation relating to the picture book Florette developed in collaboration with the author and illustrator, Anna Walker.
‘At the Fence’ with Stolen Generations Survivors
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Recreates moments from the institutionalisation of mixed descent Aboriginal children at mission sites. Shadows of the past, silhouettes of resilience and portraits of survival.
Exhibition of Abraham 'Izzy' Orloff's photographs
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See a curated selection of photographs and experience interwar (1918-1939) Perth and Fremantle through the lens of photographer Abraham 'Izzy' Orloff.
Illustrations by Gabriel Evans
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An exhibition and make-believe tea party based on the picture book 'A Perfectly Posh Pink Afternoon' Tea by Coral Vass and Gabriel Evans.

Upcoming Events

Monthly on the last Wednesday at 3:30pm
The Storylines Project connects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to the State Library of WA's heritage, history and photographic collections.
Collaboration and Co-working in Studio 001
Share ideas and hear insights about the State Library’s co-working space, Studio 001 in this facilitated discussion led by State Library staff.
Workshop
Learn how to illustrate with Gabriel Evans, Western Australian picture book author and illustrator. This workshop includes art making and a virtual Q&A.

Awards & Fellowships

Information on Battye Fellowships, Premier's Book Awards, scholarships and Library Board awards.
Last updated on 30 November 2021