The events and programs listed on our site are hosted by our diverse membership, including libraries, museums, archives, galleries,
universities, historical societies, professional organisations, community centres and more.
Launch | “Fifty Blue Mountains Openings ~ Tracks, Lookouts, Monuments … and a few surprises” | 9 November 2019
Join the Blue Mountains Historical Society and Mountain’s historian, John Low, on Saturday 9 November as they launch Keith Painter’s latest book | ‘Fifty Blue Mountains Openings: Tracks, Look Outs, Monuments… and a few surprises’.
Tantalise your senses & set sail with the Australian Garden History Society for a scenic cruise of Sydney Harbour!
Life as an Arab-Australian has its own unique challenges. Join FCMG featured artist, Amani Haydar with her co-contributors, Rawah Arja, Sara Saleh, Sarah Ayoub and Zainab Kadhim, of the new publication, Arab, Australian, Other: Stories on Race and Identity.
The City of Canada Bay Heritage Society invites you to join us to hear a talk by David Rosenberg on Pine Gap at the City of Canada Bay Museum 1 Bent Street, Concord on Saturday, 2nd November, 2019 at 1:30 for 2:00 pm sharp.
Join FCMG featured artist and Archibald Prize Finalist Amani Haydar, for this fun and informal painting class for all ages and abilities.
Cathy’s book, The Shelf Life of Zora Cross, will be published on 1 November by Monash University Publishing.
When | Saturday, 9 November 2019 | 2:00pm til 3:30pm Where | Sydney Mechanic School of Arts, Mitchell Theatre, Level 1, SMSA Building, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney. No bookings required. Image Credit | Portrait from "The Novels of Jane Austen."...
Please join our member organisation, City of Sydney Historical Association & Dr Catie Gilchrist, Honorary Associate Dept of History Sydney University in a discuss about her new book: ‘Murder, manslaughter, suicide, mishap’ – the very public business of determining death in colonial Sydney.
Exhibition | Women of Distinction | National Trust of Australia (NSW) | 31 August 2019 – 16 August 2020
A new exhibition in the upstairs rooms of Old Government House brings together items from the National Trust (NSW)’s collections and those on loan from other sources, to provide new insights into the women who lived in, worked at, and influenced this nationally significant property throughout its decades of change.
Book Launch | ‘The Poison of Polygamy: a social novel’ by Wong Shee Ping, translated by Ely Finch | 11 October 2019
“A shiny little nugget has been disinterred from the tailings of our literary past … The Poison of Polygamy is an exciting addition to our literary history that deserves to be widely discussed and analysed in both China and Australia.”You are warmly invited to join...
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