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CANCELLED-Curator’s choice — Maps of the Pacific

CANCELLED-Curator’s choice — Maps of the Pacific

Exhibition related
Curator Talks
As a precautionary measure the Library has decided to cancel onsite public talks, tours and school holiday programs until 28 February 2022.
Maggie Patton and Alice Tonkinson standing at the Maps of the Pacific exhibition
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3 February 2022 11am to 12pm


General Admission: $10.00
State Library Friends members: Free


Dixson Room, Ground Floor
Mitchell Building
Sydney NSW 2000


As a precautionary measure the Library has decided to cancel onsite public talks, tours and school holiday programs until 28 February 2022. 

Join Maggie Patton and Alice Tonkinson, curators of the fabulous Maps of the Pacific exhibition, as they share their favourite items and some of the stories around their creation and acquisition. 

Maps of the Pacific explores the beauty, art and science of mapping across three centuries through an exhibition of maps, charts, atlases and globes featuring the Pacific, held in the Library’s magnificent collection. 

Maggie Patton is the Manager, Research & Discovery at the State Library of New South Wales. She is responsible for leading the curatorial team in the delivery of projects that develop, interpret, and promote discovery and engagement with the significant and unique State Library collections. Maggie has specialist expertise in rare books and maps. 

Alice Tonkinson is assistant curator of the exhibition Maps of the Pacific. With a background in history and museum and heritage studies, Alice has worked with the Library’s extensive map collection, acquiring material, researching and writing about it. 

Please see the Special Conditions of Entry for this event.


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