Dr Stephen Gapps is giving a talk on the conflict between the Gai-mariagal people and the European settlers which took place on Sydney’s Lower North Shore.
The State Library of New South Wales is currently showing an exhibition of their new project by Wiradjuri/Kamilaroi artist Jonathan Jones, who has collaborated with four Sydney elders — Uncle Chicka, Aunty Esme, Aunty Sandra and Uncle Dennis — to tell a very personal story of Aboriginal Sydney, and how these elders have continued the legacy of their ancestors by actively contributing to and creating Sydney.
The Sydney Mechanics School of Arts are hosting historian Garry Wotherspoon as he shares the unique history of Sydney’s celebrated heritage suburb.
State Archives and Records NSW recently opened a new exhibition, Electric Domestic: Modern Lives, Suburban Dreams.
The State Library of New South Wales has opened a new permanent exhibition featuring more than 300 original artworks from the Library’s unique collection of landscape and portrait paintings on permanent public display.