5 Dec 2013Movies on Macquarie: A Christmas Carol - Adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens
5 Dec 2013Measuring the Impact of Digital for Humanities Scholarship and Memory Organisations
5 Dec 2013Now Hear This
$25 million campaign to revitalise the Mitchell
The Library has just announced the MITCHELL Campaign, a major capital campaign to raise funds to revitalise the iconic Mitchell Library building. Three new galleries, specialised research and learning spaces and ultimately a rooftop restaurant are all part of the Library’s big plans.
Become part of the continuing history of the Mitchell
As part of the MITCHELL Campaign, you have the unique opportunity to make gifts to record your own, your friends’ or family’s affection and support for the Mitchell by sponsoring a chair or study table.
New exhibition: Born to Concrete
Enjoy a playful and striking collection of 75 artworks illustrating the rise of experimental concrete poetry in Australia, drawn from the collections of Heide Museum of Modern Art, University of QLD and the State Library.
New exhibition: Kings Cross 1970 to 1971
Explore the gritty underbelly of Sydney's Kings Cross through an evocative series of B&W images by renowned Australian photographer Rennie Ellis. This free exhibition features 24 original prints from the Library’s collections.
Do we hold your ancestor's WWI diary?
We hold over 1100 WWI diaries by soldiers, doctors, nurses, journalists and artists in our collections. Check the list of names and add your stories and photos.
Entries close Friday - Ashurst Business Literature Prize
This year the $30,000 Ashurst Business Literature Prize is open to Australian authored works addressing Australian, international and global commercial life and its participants. Entries close 5pm, Friday 6 December 2013.
Nikon-Walkley Press Photography
The 2013 Nikon-Walkley Award Photo of the Year was awarded to Barat Ali Batoor from The Global Mail for his photo entitled 'The First Day at Sea' which was entered as part of a photo essay on refugees on the people-smuggling route of south east Asia. See the winners and finalists at the Library until 15 December.