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What's On

Curator floor talk: Sedition

Thursday
Thursday, 26 September 2019 - 1pm to 2pm
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Sedition showcases the State Library’s little known collections of attention grabbing poster art of the 60s, 70s and 80s.

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Walkley Media Talks written logo on black background

Walkley Media Talks: Telling our stories

Thursday
Thursday, 26 September 2019 - 6pm to 7pm
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Join our panel of journalists and editors for a discussion about the issues and stories of Black Australia, and the journalism that covers it best.

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Curator led tour of Living Language exhibition

Curator Tour

Friday
Friday, 27 September 2019 - 12pm to 1pm
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Every Friday one of our Curators will take you through our exhibitions paying attention to their favourite items and sharing stories from the collections.

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Iranian architecture

Mirrors of Iran: A Continuum of Architectural Heritage

Saturday
Saturday, 28 September 2019 - 11am to 4:30pm
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The 2019 Iranica Conference brings together scholars and researchers to take participants through a unique and exhilarating journey exploring architectural traditions. It includes live performance of Persian music, demonstration of calligraphy and screening of a documentary on the Arch of Ctesiphon.

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Drop-in activity centre — colour theme

Monday
Monday, 30 September 2019 - 10am to 3pm
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Magical colour-splitting prisms, a collaborative design project and cool craft you can wear!

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Kids and parents on a tour

Free kids' tours

Monday
Monday, 30 September 2019 - 11am to 12pm
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Which is your favourite room, the blue, the purple or the orange one?

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A child drawing

Pop-up artmaking in the Galleries

Monday
Monday, 30 September 2019 - 12pm to 1pm
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Join out Art Educator Andrea in the Paintings from the Collection exhibition for a fast and furious art lesson.

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Drop-in activity centre — colour theme

Tuesday
Tuesday, 1 October 2019 - 10am to 3pm
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Magical colour-splitting prisms, a collaborative design project and cool craft you can wear!

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Kids and parents on a tour

Free kids' tours

Tuesday
Tuesday, 1 October 2019 - 11am to 12pm
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Which is your favourite room, the blue, the purple or the orange one?

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Scholar Talk: Australia, No Country for Revolutionaries

Tuesday
Tuesday, 1 October 2019 - 11am to 12pm
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Between 1971 and 1991 the Italian Communist Party endeavoured to mobilise Italian migrants in Australia in order to extend its influence and power, attract their vote and defend their rights. Its establishment of an ‘autonomous’ Federation in Sydney resulted in a troubled relationship with the Communist Party of Australia and in grassroots surveillance of Italian migrants by the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation. This book tells their story during the Cold War.

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A child drawing

Pop-up artmaking in the Galleries

Tuesday
Tuesday, 1 October 2019 - 12pm to 1pm
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Join out Art Educator Andrea in the Paintings from the Collection exhibition for a fast and furious art lesson.

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Drop-in activity centre — colour theme

Wednesday
Wednesday, 2 October 2019 - 10am to 3pm
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Magical colour-splitting prisms, a collaborative design project and cool craft you can wear!

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Kids and parents on a tour

Free kids' tours

Wednesday
Wednesday, 2 October 2019 - 11am to 12pm
DESCRIPTION +

Which is your favourite room, the blue, the purple or the orange one?

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