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Face masks mandatory until 12.01 am, Monday 10 May 2021. Please read our special conditions of entry before visiting us.

What's On

Public programs and learning activities will be delivered onsite and online in 2021. See what's on here. 

Sackville Reach, Dyarubbin (Hawkesbury River) photograph by Joy Lai  2020 

Dyarubbin

27 March 2021 to 13 March 2022
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Darug knowledge-holders, artists and educators Leanne Watson, Jasmine Seymour, Erin Wilkins and Rhiannon Wright share their culture and stories of special sites along Dyarubbin  (the Hawkesbury river). 

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Coming out in the 70s

28 November 2020 to 30 May 2021
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Gay and lesbian life went public in the 70s. Speaking up and standing out, gay men and women took to the streets proudly demanding to be seen, heard and accepted.  This exhibition tells their story.

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Amaze Gallery

20 March 2021 to 31 December 2024
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An ever changing selection of fascinating items from the Library's extraordinary collection.

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A woman and a man browsing miscellaneous objects in a display shelf.

The Collectors’ Gallery

3 July 2020 to 31 October 2021
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Sculpture busts, miniature portraits, ceramics, coins, medals, cutlery, teacups, typewriters, convict bricks and much more!

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Oil painting. Panoramic scene of a harbour.

More than 300 original artworks from the Library’s unique collection of landscape and portrait paintings.

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World Press Photo of the Year 2021, Mads Nissen, Politiken/Panos Pictures, The First Embrace

World Press Photo 2021

15 May 2021 to 14 June 2021
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See the world’s best photojournalism from 2020 in our galleries.

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