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Recent media releases

The world’s greatest natural history artist

New web experience celebrating the luminous work of botanical artist Ferdinand Bauer.

Botanical Inspirations

Friday 17 November 2017 to Sunday 28 January 2018

On show in the Amaze Gallery, a selection of works related to artist Ferdinand Bauer.

60th World Press Photo Contest winners on show

Friday, 26 May 2017
The world’s best photojournalism from 2016 will be showcased at the State Library.

New display showcases street photography of Jon Lewis

Monday, 6 March 2017
A series of 20 beautiful black and white streets portraits go on public display for the first time for Multicultural March.

Artists reimagine Max Dupain's Sunbaker in new exhibition

Friday, 17 February 2017
Presented by the Australian Centre for Photography (ACP) in partnership with the State Library of NSW - opens tomorrow. 

Australia’s most famous babies turn 100

Monday, 5 December 2016
The State Library is celebrating 100 years since the adorable Gumnut Babies found their way into the homes and hearts of Australians.

Two must‐see exhibitions

Friday, 9 September 2016 
State Library celebrates the bicentenary of the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney.

Library stages historic WWI exhibition after 100 years!

For the first time in almost 100 years an extraordinary series of hand-coloured First World War photographs will go on public display from 25 June 2016.

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