What's On

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Exhibition Talk - Here and Now: Waterloo

Saturday 3 March 2018 - 2pm to 3pm

Join Waterloo photographer Fiona Wolf-Symeonides and curator, Anna Corkhill as they discuss the displayed works with members of the Waterloo community.

Scholarly Musings: A Natural History of Sydney - Alec Chisholm’s Nature Fantasy in Australia

Tuesday 6 March 2018 - 11am to 12pm

Russell McGregor's talk will explain why Alec Chisholm considered intimacy with nature essential to a conservationist ethos.

Curator's Choice: The Art of the Bridge

Monday 19 March 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Join curator Anni Turnbull as she explores the Library’s art collection relating to the building of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Walkley Media Talk: The Craft of Arts Writing

Thursday 22 March 2018 - 6pm to 7pm

Some of Australia’s favourite voices on the arts discuss why we need critics and writers to help us interpret culture, and what makes great arts writing.

On the Wallaby Track: A Journey Across Memories

Saturday 24 March 2018 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

Join us to hear the unique stories of 28 writers of the Romanian–Australian anthology of poetry and prose, On the Wallaby Track: A Journey Across Memories

Scholarly Musings: Claiming Space in Australian History - People with Disability

Tuesday 3 April 2018 - 11am to 12pm

This presentation will explore some of the many direct and indirect records of the lives of people with disability in the Library’s collections.

Sunburnt Country: The History & Future of Climate Change in Australia

Tuesday 10 April 2018 - 6pm to 7pm

Sunburnt Country highlights the impact of a warming planet on Australian lifestyles and ecosystems, and the power we all have to shape future life on earth.

NSW Seniors Festival special event: Herbals & Flower Books

Friday 13 April 2018 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

Learn about and view some of the Library's original and facsimile editions of these beautifully illustrated books.