Displays

Current displays

View of Pitt Street looking south from Rowe Street (with tram crossing King Street), photo montage by John Donegan

Sydney Transitions: 1914 / 2014

Venue:
Level 1, Macquarie Street building

On display: 2 August – 5 October 2014

Sydney Transitions: 1914 / 2014 explores changes in our society by focussing on physical landmarks that have remained the same over the century as all around them the community continues to evolve.
 
Sixteen digital montages combine century-old images sourced from the collections of the State Library of NSW with photographs of the same location today taken by 702 ABC Sydney’s John Donegan.

Image: View of Pitt Street looking south from Rowe Street (with tram crossing King Street), photo montage by John Donegan

ABC 702
Photo by Julie Kerbel

Canon Shine

Venue:
Macquarie Street foyer

On display until 5 October 2014

Australia's most powerful image

My message to kids is 'unplug your screens'! Get up! Get out! Explore, have fun, develop your talents, be part of a team and build friendships that last a lifetime. There’s a whole world out there waiting to be discovered.

Everyone has a unique perspective of the world and with Canon Shine, Canon set out to uncover what it is that Australians care about – through powerful images. Images were collected from across the nation. This display features the Top 50 as voted by the public, and Australia’s most powerful image selected by Canon's esteemed judging panel.

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No one sees it like you

Photo by Julie Kerbel

Herbert Reginald Gallop, Fig Tree Bridge, Lane Cove, 1940s

Harbour Views

Venue:
Exhibition Galleries

On display until October 2014

In addition to our other offerings in the galleries, Harbour Views is a tranquil experience with painted impressions of Sydney Harbour from colonial to modern times. Many of the artistic impressions are accompanied by responses from members of DiVerse, an Australian arts group which transcribes visual art into poetry on our Curio app.

Image:  Herbert Reginald Gallop, Fig Tree Bridge, Lane Cove, 1940s (ML 733)

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