Watch Louise Anemaat present the 2019 Foxcroft Lecture on early-colonial artworks acquired by the State Library of NSW in 2011.
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Watch as Ned Kelly's iconic armour is deinstalled in preparation for its move to the new Velvet, Iron, Ashes exhibition.
Hear from several Library fellows as they discuss their work and experiences at the Library.
Hear from a select panel of design experts as they reflect on Clement Meadmore’s enduring impact on Australian design.
See novelist Alexis Wright deliver the 2018 Stephen Murray-Smith Memorial Lecture on censorship, stories and Aboriginal experience.
Author Ceridwen Dovey discusses her new book, On JM Coetzee, in relation to her suprisingly personal connection to Coetzee's writings.
Watch the rousing spoken-word performances that won first and second place in the 2018 Australian Poetry Slam Victorian state finals!
Presenting the 2018 Foxcroft Lecture, hear Jean-Dominique Mellot discuss police surveillance of the Parisian book trade in the 1750s.
In the 2018 Redmond Barry Lecture, Adrienne Clarke explores how science and mathematics education can help prepare us for the future.