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Sydney Science Forum 2018 - Explosions ...

Hear the incredible behind the scenes story of how the collision of two neutrons stars, 130 ... Read more

Percy Valentine Storkey - the ...

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the award of the Victoria Cross to University ... Read more

2018 ANZAC Day Dawn Service and ...

ANZAC Day Dawn Service and Breakfast... Read more

Politics in Action: Updates from ...

Join us for the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre’s annual Politics in Action Forum, bringing ... Read more

The 22nd Biennial Conference of ...

We are proud to host the 22nd biennial conference of the Asian Studies Association of ... Read more

Events list

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

    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

    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


    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.

  • 21 March 2016 - Every weekday, until further notice
    10.00am - 4.30pm

    Alpha & Omega: tales of transformation

    The 24 letters of the Greek alphabet introduce 24 stories of transformation and metamorphosis from Greek and Roman history and mythology.

  • 07 July 2017 - Every day, until 21st Jul 2017
    10.00am - 5.00pm
    Art and History

    International House 50th Anniversary Art & History Exhibition

    This special exhibition, which will see the unveiling of a major new work by Bronwyn Bancroft, will celebrate the artistic talents of notable artist-alumni of International House

  • 4 October 2017
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    Plate 18: Zhang Peili X? Series, 1986. Oil on Canvas; 31 1/2 x 39 3/8 in. (80 x 100 cm); private collection From Inside/out : new Chinese art / edited by Gao Minglu ; with essays by Norman Bryson ... [et al.].

    Provocations: Avant-Garde Art in China in the 1980s

    This exhibition introduces materials relating to China’s avant-garde held in the University of Sydney Library collections, including the East Asian Collection and the Schaeffer Fine Arts Library.

  • 21 February 2018
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    Phyllis Kaberry’s photograph of Arapesh women attending a ceremony in 1939 for the completion of a new ceremonial house in Waigagum village. Sepik region, Papua New Guinea. [Department of Anthropology teaching collection, Macleay Museum HP99.1.1755]

    Sydney’s Women in the Field: Phyllis Kaberry and the Sepik

    Come and visit this joint exhibition between the Library, University Museums and the University Archives to commemorate the inscription of the Anthropological Field Research and Teaching Records, University of Sydney, 1926-1956 into the UNESCO Memory of the World Australian Register.

  • 27 March 2018
    5.00pm - 7.00pm

    Gender, Cross-dressing and Androgyny in Balinese Dance

    Join Edward Herbst, Director of the Bali 1928 Repatriation Project for a lecture and film screening on gender, crossing-dressing and androgyny in 1930’s archival films in Balinese dance-drama.