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
News & Updates
Useful Knowledge, the Magazine of the Mechanics’ Institutes of Victoria is now available to SMSA members as part of our institutional membership. Get the latest issue here.
A limited edition souvenir photo book to commemorate SMSA’s 185th Anniversary celebrations is now available for purchase from the Library.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play Mah Jong? SMSA Members and friends are invited to come along to a beginners class on 11 July.
The Board of Directors has convened a special general meeting of members to consider an addition to the By-law
We have been saddened to learn of the recent passing of one of our former staff members, Judith Jenkins, in late May.
SMSA member and the immediate past president of the Royal Society of New South Wales, Emeritus Professor David Brynn Hibbert was recently appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM)
The Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts will be CLOSED on Monday, 11 June 2018 for the Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday.
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.
Get an Airtight Alibi when you attend SMSA’s first ever Mystery & Crime Festival on Monday, 4 June 2018. Whether you love a hardboiled detective mystery or true crime, you’ll find plenty of murder and duplicity on offer.
The Royal Society of NSW and Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts present a new series of collaborative lectures: “Great Australians You’ve Never Heard Of”.
During March 2018, over 100 SMSA members came along to three different events to help us celebrate 185 years since the foundation of the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts in 1833. Despite inclement weather in Seaham, all events were a … Continued