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Paintings from the collection

Paintings from the collection

A free exhibition at the State Library of NSW
Today 10am to 5pm
Coming out in the 70s

Coming out in the 70s

A free exhibition at the State Library of NSW
Today 10am to 5pm
Dyarubbin

Dyarubbin

A free exhibition
Today 9am to 5pm
Lunch at Parliament House

Lunch at Parliament House

Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Strangers' Restaurant located within Parliament House, Sydney
Today 12pm to 2pm
Sydney Ghost Tour

Sydney Ghost Tour

Explore the dark side of Sydney's past
Today 7pm to 9pm
The Collectors’ Gallery

The Collectors’ Gallery

A free exhibition at the State Library of NSW
Today 10am to 5pm
The Customs House, Sydney

The Customs House, Sydney

Historic photographs, artworks and moving footage illustrate the history and evolution of Sydney’s Customs House.
Today 8am to 10.30pm
Who goes here? by Fiona Hall

Who goes here? by Fiona Hall

One of Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary artists activates the courtyard of the Hyde Park Barracks.\
Today 10am to 5pm
Developing Sydney: capturing change 1900-1920

Developing Sydney: capturing change 1900-1920

Photographs from the Sydney Municipal Council: 1900 to 1920
Today 10am to 6pm
History High Tales: Sin and the City

History High Tales: Sin and the City

'True tales of crime and debauchery from Sydney’s peculiar past
Tomorrow
Aboriginal cultural tour

Aboriginal cultural tour

Explore the rich and diverse Aboriginal history of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
21 Apr 2021
Jews from Islamic Lands

Jews from Islamic Lands

An exhibition that tells the stories of Jews from more than 20 Islamic lands who brought their traditions to Australia.
21 Apr 2021
Wednesday walks at the Gardens

Wednesday walks at the Gardens

Discover and appreciate the beautiful intersection of nature, horticulture, science and history
21 Apr 2021
Chinese Language (Mandarin) Tours

Chinese Language (Mandarin) Tours

Discover the stories of the Hyde Park Barracks through a self-guided Mandarin-language tour.
22 Apr 2021
Hyde Park Barracks experience

Hyde Park Barracks experience

More than 200 years old, the Hyde Park Barracks provides an extraordinary new way to experience history
22 Apr 2021
Colonial walk in modern Sydney

Colonial walk in modern Sydney

Historical free walking tour exploring Sydney and the Rocks area
23 Apr 2021
1951: The critical year of the Korean War

1951: The critical year of the Korean War

Australian soldiers’ immense contribution made to the Korean War
23 Apr 2021
Free public tours at NSW Parliament

Free public tours at NSW Parliament

Experience first-hand the beautiful colonial architecture, history and work of the Parliament
23 Apr 2021
High Tea at Parliament House

High Tea at Parliament House

Family friendly high tea with seasonal produce served at Parliament
23 Apr 2021
The Cellos Experience: Heritage Dining

The Cellos Experience: Heritage Dining

Unique fine dining in one of Sydney's last grand dining rooms
23 Apr 2021
Gallipoli - 40th Anniversary Q&A Screening

Gallipoli - 40th Anniversary Q&A Screening

Join us at Dendy Newtown for a special 40th Anniversary screening of Gallipoli
25 Apr 2021
SWF Great Debate: How Good Is Australia?

SWF Great Debate: How Good Is Australia?

In a great battle of wit, some of the country’s finest thinkers enter the arena to debate: how good is Australia?
1 May 2021
In Conversation with Professor Megan Davis

In Conversation with Professor Megan Davis

Addressing The Uluru Statement, Australia’s “unfinished business”. Four years on; where to from here?
2 May 2021
Talk: Holocaust survivor Jack Feiler

Talk: Holocaust survivor Jack Feiler

Find out about Holocaust survivor Jack Feiler's story of survival and his post-war experiences.
9 May 2021
Tsitsanis, Hatzidakis, Xarchakos, Theodorakis

Tsitsanis, Hatzidakis, Xarchakos, Theodorakis

Songs of revolution, liberation and empowerment, featuring international artist Dimitris Basis.
14 May 2021
Wikipedia edit-a-thon: Picture This

Wikipedia edit-a-thon: Picture This

Work with City Historians and experienced Wikipedia editors to increase and improve Wikipedia articles
15 May 2021
Lunchtime archaeology talks

Lunchtime archaeology talks

Join us for a series of lunchtime talks this National Archaeology Week.
17 May 2021
Can you dig it?

Can you dig it?

Dr Craig Barker’s monthly on ABC Radio program 'Can you dig it?' discusses the latest archaeological news and research.
22 May 2021
Time travelling with turtles

Time travelling with turtles

Where do butterflies drink turtle tears? What led Al Capone’s turtle-racing empire to end in disaster?
23 May 2021
Talk by Holocaust survivor Olga Horak OAM

Talk by Holocaust survivor Olga Horak OAM

Listen to Holocaust survivor Olga Horak OAM as she recounts her heart-wrenching story of survival and loss.
30 May 2021
Film Screening: The Unknown Soldier

Film Screening: The Unknown Soldier

Join us for a screening of the film The Unknown Soldier at the Sydney Jewish Museum
4 Jul 2021