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Charles Rodius

17 Jun 2023 to 12 May 2024

Discover the story behind Australia's rejected and forgotten portrait artist, Charles Rodius (1802-1860).

Sydney Harbour from Cumberland Place watercolour
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Action! Film & War

7 Oct 2023 to 28 Apr 2024

An exhibition about the power of moving images to record and shape Australia’s history.

Black and white photograph of man with moving picture camera
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Nikon-Walkley Press Photography Exhibition

21 Oct 2023 to 28 Apr 2024

See the winners and finalists selected from the Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism.

Nikon prize winner
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Wadgayawa Nhay Dhadjan Wari

7 Oct 2023 to 5 May 2024

(they made them a long time ago)

Collage of objects from the exhibition Wadgayawa Nhay Dhadjan Wari
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Shot

29 Oct 2023 to 3 Nov 2024

400 photographs | 200 photographers | 3 centuries

Composite image with three photographic images from the Shot exhibition
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Paintings from the Collection

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

Oil painting. Panoramic scene of a harbour.
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Amaze Gallery

See an ever-changing display of remarkable items from the Library’s collection.

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