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Events list

  • Date
    Time
    Event
  • 03 March 2013 - Every week on Sunday, until further notice
    2.00pm - 3.00pm
    Carillon

    Free Carillon Recitals

    Weekly Sunday recitals on the War Memorial Carillon, featuring the University carillonists and special guests.

  • 12 January 2015 - Every weekday, until further notice
    10.00am - 4.00pm
    PHL5798

    LEGO Pompeii

    Join us at the Nicholson Museum for LEGO Pompeii - the model, one of the largest ever built, will include Pompeii as it was at the moment of destruction in AD 79, as it was when rediscovered in the 1700s, and as it is today.

  • 20 May 2015 - Every day, until further notice
    10.00am - 4.30pm
    Padiashaikhet NMR.28

    Death Magic

    Death in Ancient Egypt was a magical experience.

  • 26 October 2015 - Every weekday, until further notice
    10.00am - 4.30pm
    memento

    Memento

    Their names are inscribed in stone yet their stories can only be guessed at. An exhibition of Roman funerary monuments from the Nicholson collection.

  • 01 February 2016 - Every weekday, until further notice
    10.00am - 4.30pm
    sea and sky

    The sea and the sky: ancient Cypriot art

    "The sea and the sky: ancient Cypriot art" examines the artistic traditions of the island demonstrated in the Nicholson Museum’s collection of Cypriot antiquities.

  • 30 July 2018
    10.00am - 5.00pm
    Thumbnail

    Bookstall Company

    Until 30 June 2019. Between 1904 and 1946 the NSW Bookstall Company released 234 books. Rare Books and Special Collections hold many of the publications, contracts, and 153 original book cover designs and illustrations.

  • 6 September 2018
    9.00am - 2.00pm

    Future Friday 5: PY/HSC Exam Prep/SMASH Research

    Students will participate in three workshops throughout the day: HSC Exam Preparation, Promote Yourself and SMASH Research.

  • 25 October 2018
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    True to Type thumbnail

    True to Type

    UNTIL 24 JAN 2019 If you have ever created a digital document, chances are you’ve come across the terms Italic, Roman, and Sans Serif. This exhibition tells the story of these three enduring letter-form classifications, through early examples drawn from Rare Books & Special Collections.

  • 12 November 2018 - Every weekday, until further notice
    10.00am - 4.30pm
    E.16270 (on loan from the Australian Museum), overlaid on an artistic render of a temple scene by Dr Bernadette Drabsch and Dr Andrew Howells.

    Connections

    Like currents between islands archipelagos, objects forge connections between museums around the world.

  • 22 February 2019
    10.00am - 2.00pm

    Year 11 Future Friday: Thinking Ahead, Smash Essay Writing, Critical Thinking

    Year 11 students learn about scholarships, essay writing and critical thinking in one jam-packed day.