The Enlightenment

Paul Brunton — Learning, Adaptation & the Enlightenment: The Library

The Royal Society of NSW and the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts (SMSA) are proud to present a collaborative lecture program, The Enlightenment Series.
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Em. Professor Brynn Hibbert — FAKE SCIENCE: Crooks, Cranks & Charlatans

Professor Brynn Hibbert talks about some of the wackier examples of crooks, cranks and charlatans out for a free lunch, and how not to be taken in by FAKE SCIENCE
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Walter Mason — Dickens and Oliver Twist

Join Walter Mason for an engaging talk on Dickens' most popular novel, Oliver Twist, and how it captured the state of Victorian society to evocatively.
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Thang Ngo — Blogging Your Interests

Join Noodlies food blogger Thang Ngo to learn tips and tricks for starting a successful blog and using your passion to build an engaged community.
The Treasures of Sierra Madre

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Join us for a FREE screening of the 1948 classic, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, starring Humphrey Bogart.
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Dominic Knight — Strayapedia

Join Dominic Knight for the answers to important questions of national identity in Strayapedia, with helpful alternative facts on AC/DC, Aussie rules, Canberra, Kylie Minogue, Ned Kelly, koalas, and Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, among many other certified dinky-di topics.
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Kim McKay AO — Learning, Adaptation & the Enlightenment: The Museum

Please note the changed date for this event which will now be held on Monday, 5 February 2018.
Julian Ashton Art School annual exhibition

Julian Ashton Art School Annual Exhibition 2017

View the Julian Ashton Art School Annual Exhibition 2017 on weekdays from 12 – 2 pm daily from Monday, 27th Nov to Wednesday, 6th Dec. CLOSED WEEKENDS.
Julian Ashton Art School annual exhibition

Julian Ashton Art School Annual Exhibition 2017

View the Julian Ashton Art School Annual Exhibition 2017 on weekdays from 12 – 2 pm daily from Monday, 27th Nov to Wednesday, 6th Dec. CLOSED WEEKENDS.
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Poems for Christmas 2017

elebrate the festive season at SMSA with a special reading of Christmas-themed poems selected by the Poetry at SMSA group
Julian Ashton Art School annual exhibition

Julian Ashton Art School Annual Exhibition 2017

View the Julian Ashton Art School Annual Exhibition 2017 on weekdays from 12 – 2 pm daily from Monday, 27th Nov to Wednesday, 6th Dec. CLOSED WEEKENDS.
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Chris Frame — QE2: A 50th Anniversary Celebration

Maritime historian Chris Frame takes us on a nostalgic journey aboard the most legendary ocean liner of our time, the QE2, to celebrate her 50th anniversary.
Julian Ashton Art School annual exhibition

Julian Ashton Art School Annual Exhibition 2017

View the Julian Ashton Art School Annual Exhibition 2017 on weekdays from 12 – 2 pm daily from Monday, 27th Nov to Wednesday, 6th Dec. CLOSED WEEKENDS.
Julian Ashton Art School annual exhibition

Julian Ashton Art School Annual Exhibition 2017

View the Julian Ashton Art School Annual Exhibition 2017 on weekdays from 12 – 2 pm daily from Monday, 27th Nov to Wednesday, 6th Dec. CLOSED WEEKENDS.
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From the Outback to Outer Space — Australia in Space

50 years ago Australia's first satellite, WRESAT, was launched from the Woomera Rocket Range. Kerrie Dougherty talks about Australia in Space
Julian Ashton Art School annual exhibition

Julian Ashton Art School Annual Exhibition 2017

View the Julian Ashton Art School Annual Exhibition 2017 on weekdays from 12 – 2 pm daily from Monday, 27th Nov to Wednesday, 6th Dec. CLOSED WEEKENDS.
Julian Ashton Art School annual exhibition

Julian Ashton Art School Annual Exhibition 2017

View the Julian Ashton Art School Annual Exhibition 2017 on weekdays from 12 – 2 pm daily from Monday, 27th Nov to Wednesday, 6th Dec. CLOSED WEEKENDS.
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White Ribbon — Ending Violence Against Women **CANCELLED**

**CANCELLED**Due to events beyond our control, this event has been cancelled.Visit the White Ribbon page to find other White Ribbon Day events.