What's On

Date range
Types
Series

Today Tuesday 21st August, 2018

Boomalli

Saturday 23 June 2018 to Sunday 23 September 2018

Posters from the Aboriginal Artists Co-operative.

May Gibbs: celebrating 100 years (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 19 August 2017 to Thursday 16 May 2019

Queanbeyan & Coolamon Libraries
28 July-9 August 2018

Satire in the time of war, 1914-1918 (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Thursday 10 January 2019

Ryde Library
28 July-9 August 2018

What A Life! Rock Photography by Tony Mott (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 11 June 2016 to Sunday 30 December 2018
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
12 January -17 February 2019

Tomorrow Wednesday 22nd August, 2018

Launch into Library Research - Family History Focus

Wednesday 22 August 2018 - 10am to 3:30pm

Family history research is where the personal and the historic collide.

Boomalli

Saturday 23 June 2018 to Sunday 23 September 2018

Posters from the Aboriginal Artists Co-operative.

May Gibbs: celebrating 100 years (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 19 August 2017 to Thursday 16 May 2019

Queanbeyan & Coolamon Libraries
28 July-9 August 2018

Satire in the time of war, 1914-1918 (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 21 January 2017 to Thursday 10 January 2019

Ryde Library
28 July-9 August 2018

What A Life! Rock Photography by Tony Mott (On tour in NSW)

Saturday 11 June 2016 to Sunday 30 December 2018
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
12 January -17 February 2019

Upcoming

The Riddle of the Rivers: Thomas Livingston Mitchell

Thursday 30 August 2018 - 11am to 12pm

The Riddle of the Rivers with Paul Brunton
Thomas Livingston Mitchell and the Great North-Western Flowing River

Dyason Lecture 2018: Dancing with Strangers

Thursday 30 August 2018 - 6pm to 8pm

In this lecture Prof. Verran looks at the possible origins of science and technology studies in Australia, focusing on an historic moment in 1788 between sailors, soliders and Indigenous Australians.

NSW Premier's History Awards 2018

Friday 31 August 2018 - 6pm to 9pm

Celebrating history! Join us as we announce the winners of the NSW Premier’s History Awards and launch History Week.

 

Scholar Talk: Mitchell's Map of the 19 Counties

Tuesday 4 September 2018 - 11am to 12pm

This talk will examine the now-famous Map of the Nineteen Counties in 1834 and the controversies over who had the right to produce, disseminate, and profit from, not only land sales, but also geographical knowledge in colonial Australia.

Where do I start? Discover the State Library

Thursday 6 September 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am

For the first-time user. Come along and ask us your questions.

Curator Talk: Securing the Shadow 'ere the Substance Fade

Thursday 6 September 2018 - 1:30pm to 3pm

Margot Riley will be showcasing items from the collection which shed a light on colonial mourning practices including rare examples of post-mortem portraiture from the era.

Scholar Talk: Life and Death in the Library

Friday 7 September 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Join four of the Library's esteemed Fellows for a conversation with Richard Neville, Mitchell Librarian about some of their more surprising finds from the Library's collections.

 

Mirrors of Iran: Unveiling Iranian Literary Heritage

Saturday 8 September 2018 - 1pm to 4:45pm

This conference brings together a team of international and national scholars and literary figures to take participants through a unique and exhilarating journey of Iranian literature.