The Story Place Gallery - Mezzanine Level
Free exhibition, no tickets required

As night falls and we are snuggled sound asleep in our beds, another world comes to life. Shadows are cast by the glowing streetlights. Animals awaken from their daytime slumber to forage for food. The sky is filled with millions of twinkling stars. 

Nocturnal will take you on a journey into the night. An exhibition exploring light and dark featuring original picture book art from the State Library’s Peter Williams Collection. 

See extraordinary paintings, take in the sights and sounds of the nocturnal world, play with light and shadow, read a book by torchlight and gaze at the night sky projection. Can you find a constellation? Or even a shooting star?


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This page last updated on 28 October 2022