Jim Lowden has been awarded the inaugural SMSA Medal in recognition of “the extent, quality and nature of his tireless contribution to the broader community through education and participation locally, nationally and internationally”.
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On Tuesday, 12 March 2019, the SMSA held its Annual General Meeting at which the members elected directors to fill 4 vacant positions on the Board.
Over the next 3-4 weeks, the SMSA will be conducting a phone survey to assist with planning our services in the future.
The Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts is currently inviting Grant applications for 2019. Applications will close at 5pm on Friday, 26 April 2019.
The profiles for the 2019 Candidates for Election are now on display in the Library and can be downloaded from our website or the link below:
The profiles for the 2019 Candidates for Director are now on display in the Library and can be downloaded from our website.
The Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts 2018 Annual Report and Audited Accounts is now available as per the By-laws 2016 (amended 9 July 2018) in hardcopy from the Library or as a download below.
An information session for members interested in standing for the SMSA board will be held on Monday, 18 February at 5.30pm in the level 3 Boardroom.
After taking a break over the extended-holiday period, the Tom Keneally Centre will reopen on Tuesday, 5th Feb 2019.
An SMSA grant to KYDS Youth Development Services has supported the provision of personalized counselling and mental health support to young people, helping them to understand and manage difficult issues in their lives.
The Annual General Meeting of the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts will be held in the Mitchell Theatre on Level 1, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney on Tuesday, 12 March 2019, commencing at 12:30pm.
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.