As of 21 May 2020, the SMSA Library will not re-open at this stage and will continue to operate our Click & Collect service from 10:00am-1:00pm on Mon, Wed & Fri until further notice.
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As a precaution to slow the spread of Covid-19, SMSA’s public events and members’ groups in March will be temporarily cancelled or postponed.
The Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts will be CLOSED over the 2020 Australia Day long weekend. Full details are available to the left. We hope you have an enjoyable and safe long weekend! All annual memberships were due on 31 … Continued
SMSA’s Christmas Opening Hours for 2019
Whether you love a classic detective mystery, historical crime or a good thriller, you’ll find plenty of murder and duplicity on offer at our Kills & Thrills Mystery and Crime Day.
After taking a break over the extended-holiday period, the Tom Keneally Centre will reopen on Tuesday, 5th Feb 2019.
The Royal Society of NSW and the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts (SMSA) are delighted to present two new collaborative lecture series in 2019, Speaking of Music… and Women and Science.
The Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts will be CLOSED over the 2019 Australia Day long weekend.Full details in this article.
We have written this tribute to some of our favourite authors whom we lost in 2018.Although they have departed we can still read the books that made us love them in the first place. What are your favourite titles by these beloved authors?
SMSA will be closing over the Christmas / New Year break. Find out our Christmas Opening Hours for 2018 here.
Welcome to the TKC to all readers and writers.I’m recovering at home after a fairly major operation. I’m making good headway but unfortunately it will be a little while before I’m back at the Tom Keneally Centre. I’m looking forward to getting back to the TKC, and the readers, writers and SMSA members who visit it. In the meantime, please accept my best wishes.Tom
Tom Keneally will be spending a few different days in July writing from his office in the TKC, working on a book about Charles Dickens’ sons in Australia, and finishing Volume IV of the history of Australians.