Exhibitions and Events

Page hero image The stories of Newcastle and the Hunter are showcased through talks, events and exhibitions in the Local History Gallery.

These exhibitions and events allow people to see many of the highlights of the Library's collection. From the serious to the quirky, there is always something for everyone.

Current Exhibition

As part of the Birthday celebrations this exhibition will explore the War Memorial Foyer, the iconic statues known as Him 'n' Her and the exquisite Paul Beadle panels that grace the entry to the building.


Newcastle Stories: a series of talks held on the first Thursday of each month.

Online Exhibitions

Photographs and memorabilia from Local Studies exhibitions and events can be found displayed on our Flickr site.

Suggest a Talk or Event

If you would like to suggest a theme for one of our Newcastle Stories programs we'd love to hear from you.


If you live in Newcastle and are interested in researching the history of your house.