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  • On Site

Grand Vistas - Panoramas from the collection 

27 May 2022 to 16 Apr 2023

Travel across Australia and see the world through 19th century panoramas from the Library’s collection.

Panorama of the Swan River Settlement / watercolour drawing by Jane Eliza Currie
  • Exhibition

Pride (R)evolution

18 Feb 2023 to 9 Jul 2023

This major exhibition takes a queer lens to the State Library’s vast collection and shares more than 20 untold stories that celebrate LGBTQI+...

Collage of images from the 2023 Pride (R)evolution exhibition
  • Exhibition

Imagine...the Wonder of Picture Books

9 Jul 2022 to 9 Jul 2023

Stories and characters from much-loved Australian picture books come to life in this celebration of children’s literature. 

Illustration of a forest of black trees and ferns and mushrooms in the foreground
  • Exhibition

Koori Knockout: 50 years

24 Sep 2022 to 27 Aug 2023

Over 30,000 spectators. Countless sporting heroes. One tournament. Take a front row seat in this major celebration of First Nations sporting...

Koori Knockout supporters in stands, seated and standing.
  • Exhibition
  • Ongoing
  • Free

Amaze Gallery

Current highlights include William Yang’s Sydneyphiles Reimagined and a selection of personal items belonging to celebrated author Ethel Turner.

Group of people in the Amaze Gallery
  • Exhibition
  • Ongoing
  • Free

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.