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Step inside a storybook. Let’s see what we can find. Embark on great adventures, exploring worlds of every kind! Let your imagination run wild as you discover picture book art from the State Library’s collection in this interactive exhibition for children.
A digital display of photos depicting the evolution of WA's music scene over the past 100 years. Curated by West Australian Music (WAM) and the State Library, it draws on our collections and the snaps of countless photographers, fans, and artists.
Exhibition of textile works made by students in TAFE’s English language and textiles program accompanied by historical photographs that depict the garment-making and textile industry in Western Australia.
Over fifty years, John Hutchinson traversed WA, recording the sounds of birdlife in their natural, untouched habitat amassing a remarkable collection of recordings. A new short film created as part of the WA Reflections immerses the viewer in Hutchinson’s incredible work. Afterwards, join the filmmakers and a panel of experts.
Celebrate 50 years of the Perth Jazz Society and 40 years of the WA Youth Jazz Orchestra in a one-off concert and heritage event. Join legends of WA jazz in an eclectic live set, videos, interviews and historical materials charting the history and evolution of the scene.
Weekly on Wednesday at 10:30am until Wed 13 Dec 2023
Interactive story fun for pre-schoolers and their carers. Followed by a half hour Play Time where families can explore literacy and learning through reading, talking, singing, writing and playing together.
Jameson Feakes will perform live with his band, accompanied by photographs and videos from the Library's collections. Inspired by researching his family in the early 19th century, the album contains stories of hardship, loss, gardening and occasional absurdity.