Events online

Event series

Author Talks

The Library’s author talks are enlightening, funny, sad, controversial, joyous, heartwarming and are always entertaining.

The B List bookclub

Each month, Bri is in conversation with a contemporary author followed by a Q&A session. View all past recordings of the B List here.

Talking Deadly with Travis De Vries

Each fortnight, Travis De Vries hosts a special Talking Deadly series with artists whose work responds to the 250th anniversary of Cook’s arrival in Kamay (Botany Bay) and to Cook’s legacy from a First Nations perspective.

Scholar Talks

Scholar Talks showcase the work of the Library's Fellows and other researchers. Each presentation is an opportunity for researchers to share their research experiences and exchange ideas.

Curator's Choice

Our Curators discuss the Library’s amazing collections and share their favourite stories.

Featured past events

World Press Photo with Ella Archibald-Binge & Rhett Wyman

From the rainforests of Cape York to the dusty plains of western NSW, Rhett and Ella have been travelling the country to capture fresh perspectives on the summer bushfires, the Black Lives Matter movement and the Closing the Gap strategy.

Ways of Knowing

12 September 2020

Please join us for a fascinating online discussion, as Darug women Leanne Watson, Erin Wilkins and Jasmine Seymour talk with historian Grace Karskens about the many ways we learn about the past and present.

Going Places with Patrick Mullins

20 June 2020

Award-winning author Patrick Mullins joins us for a special online edition of Going Places — Authors on Tour.

DX Lab Fellowship #3: Mauricio Giraldo presents on the making of Aereo

Watch DX Lab Fellow, Mauricio Giraldo, present on the making of Aereo.


The Gatherings Order

Rake through our archives with historians, public health experts and scientists to trace the path of the 1918-19 influenza pandemic. 

The Burial Files

Stream (or binge!) all nine episodes of The Burial Files now for a journey back to 19th century Sydney, and rediscover a place you thought you knew.

The Bridge: the Arch that Cut the Sky

A fascinating five-part series retracing the tumultuous history of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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