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Recent media releases

3,000 intriguing objects, 6 must‐see exhibitions, 1 historic moment!

Friday 5 October 2018
Over 3,000 intriguing objects go on show in the biggest public display in Library history.

World first: ‘listen’ to priceless paintings

Friday 5 October 2018
‘80Hz: Sound Lab’ is an innovative outdoor sound and light experience from the Library's DX Lab.

Priceless works outed for good in reimagined NSW State Library

Friday 5 October 2018
An extraordinary salon‐style hang of over 300 priceless paintings will be a permanent fixture in the ‘new’ State Library.

Aboriginal Elders tell Sydney’s most important story!

Friday 5 October 2018 
An evocative new project led by celebrated Wiradjuri/Kamilaroi artist Jonathan Jones.

State Library’s magnificent six together for first time!

Friday 5 October 2018
First Fleet journals, personal accounts of World War One, Dorothea Mackellar’s hand‐written poem about her beloved ‘sunburnt country’ …

100 year‐old images of Sydney to become “modern classics”

Friday 5 October 2018
Extraordinary century‐old images of Sydney in transition will go on public display for the first time.

Take a selfie and help make history

Friday 5 October 2018
Share your selfie on Instagram and become part of the biggest public display in history at the State Library.

New premier Learning Centre

Tuesday 24 September 2018
The State Library launches new learning centre dedicated to inspiring new generations of young people.

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