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Past exhibitions

People in shadow standing in front of poster exhibition

Exhibitions at the State Library – current, past and future – seek to engage audiences with the extraordinary range, breadth and depth of our collections. 

You can find more information about the exhibitions we have held between 2006 and 2015 in the Past Exhibitions Archive.

Go to the Exhibitions Archive

Exhibitions held at the State Library pre 2006 can be found in the Pandora archive.


You can also access the archive of our Curio app and past exhibitions in the Amaze Gallery. 

Go to What's On to see the current exhibitions and events at the Library and touring NSW.