Help us make art accessible for all
Our 2021 Annual Appeal focuses on the Art Gallery's Access Programs, which offer free, disability-led workshops and experiences for audiences of all ages. With your support, we can expand the reach of these life-changing programs. Find out more: https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/support/donate/annual-appeal/
Progress with purpose: our annual report
We’re excited to have published our very first annual report: progress with purpose. If you’re curious about what happens at Hireup, or you want to better understand how it all works, this report is for you. In it, our community shares the Hireup story in depth — our approach, how we work and what we value most.
World Book Day: Hits & Misses
23 April is World Book Day, an international celebration to promote all things bookish. It marks the anniversary of the deaths of literary geniuses William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes, and it is also the date of Shakespeare’s birth! For this year’s occasion, the State Library has asked five passionate readers and writers to share their favourite and least favourite reads. Hosted by Cassie McCullagh (co-host of Radio National’s The Bookshelf & ABC Radio Sydney presenter), and featuring (in order of appearance): Sunil Badami: writer, academic and recovering reviewer Caroline Baum: author and podcaster Neha Kale: writer and editor John Vallance: State Librarian Gayle Kennedy: member of the Ngiyampaa Nation of S/W NSW, writer, speaker, disability advocate Join us for an impassioned exploration of the books that get our hearts pumping and our blood boiling, and tell us if you agree with our panel’s verdicts.