What's On

Public programs and learning activities will continue to be delivered online for the time being. See what's on here. 

Leaves and twigs burning on a sandy ground

Eight Days in Kamay

13 July 2020 to 28 February 2021
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In April 1770, strangers onboard the Endeavour appeared off the shores of Kamay (Botany Bay). This exhibition explores the eight days that followed and their continuing legacy.

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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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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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A young Sudanese man stand with his hand on his heart, mid sentence. He is surrounded by a crowd holding up their mobile phones to illuminate him.

We’ are excited to announce that the annual World Press Photo exhibition will be travelling to Sydney in August this year. From 15 August to 18 October you will be able to view the world’s best photojournalism from 2019.

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