Tag: State Library

The Shakespeare Room and Shakespeare Resources in the Mitchell Library + Renaissance Art for Shakespeare Plus Students at ACU in 2019

Shakespearean Art in the NSW Gallery 2019 Thank you ALL for your outstanding attendance today- just about 100% – that is a record!!! The State Library with its wonderful Shakespeare statue outside (in one-time Shakespeare Place”) was a delight to be involved with- despite the life-endangering freeway that one has to cross to get there!!!!.…

Thomas Carlyle’s Wonderful Words Celebrating the Continuing Importance of the Printed Word

At the State Library Today, we also genuflected in front of these amazing words from that extraordinary 19th Century wordsmith, the historian CharlesĀ (to whom Dickens dedicated hisĀ Hard Times). To anyone who still reads and benefits from the written word, these words carved in Sydney sandstone inside the vestibule to the Mitchell Library will have a…