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29 Nov 2015November Silents in the Library: Sherlock Holmes
3 Dec 2015Free Movies on Macquarie: March of the Wooden Soldiers
5 Dec 2015Solid Gold
Google Street View imagery of the State Library now live!
You can now 'step' inside the State Library of NSW from anywhere in the world! A stunning 360 degree view inside the Library is now available on Google Cultural Institute. Google Street View camera operators spent two days capturing in detail the magnificent heritage and contemporary spaces within the Mitchell and the Macquarie Building.
Nikon-Walkley Press Photography
See the biggest stories of the past year through the lenses of Australia's best press photographers. The free exhibition is on show in the Library’s Macquarie Street foyer until 29 November 2015.
Australasian Rare Books Summer School
The Library is hosting a series of courses in February 2016 with leading local and international experts on the book in the Renaissance, decoding provenance and artists’ books and zines. Numbers are strictly limited. Applications close: Friday 18 December.
Are you ready to rock?
See the first major retrospective of rock photography in Australia – from the early 1980s to now - in the free exhibition What A Life! Rock photography by Tony Mott. Over 300 images by Australia’s premier rock photographer Tony Mott, featuring all the big names in the music industry.
Freedom Ride '65 - last days
An extraordinary collection of over 100 unpublished photos from the Freedom Ride of 1965 are now shown together for the first time in a new free exhibition — Freedom Ride '65: unpublished photos from the Tribune archive. Taken by Tribune journalist and photographer Noel Hazzard, the images document how the milestone anti-discrimination event played out in country NSW.