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State Library of NSW Function Rooms: Perfect for Your Next Event

Date Posted: 9/09/2019 11:19:29 PM
Posted By: Laissez-faire Catering

Situated between the Royal Botanic Gardens and Parliament House on Macquarie Street, the State Library has a range of function rooms to accommodate small to large events.

Boasting the grand elegance of the historic Mitchell building and the modern versatility of the Macquarie Street building, the State Library of New South Wales is truly an elegant and a unique Sydney venue.

Function rooms

Dixson Room

The Dixson Room at the State Library of NSW is a spacious room with high ceilings and original oil paintings adorning the walls. It's ideal for:

  • conferences
  • luncheons
  • dinners
  • cocktail parties
  • sit-down meetings
  • weddings

Dixson Room - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Dixson Room - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Dixson Room - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Dixson Room - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Friends Room

Located on the ground floor of the historic Mitchell Library building, the Friends Room gives out a historic ambiance and intimate charm - perfect for cocktail parties for up to 130 people.

Friends Room - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Friends Room - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Friends Room - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Galleries

The classical Australian craftsmanship of Mitchell Galleries compliment any exhibitions using this space. These are well suited for:

  • cocktail parties
  • theatre
  • presentations

Galleries - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Galleries - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Galleries - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Galleries - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Galleries - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Galleries - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Galleries - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Galleries - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Galleries - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Galleries - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Gallery Room

The Gallery Room at the State Library of NSW is warm and spacious with high ceilings and a decorative stained glass window. It is ideal for:

  • conferences
  • luncheons
  • dinners
  • cocktail parties
  • sit-down meetings
  • weddings for up to 120 people

Gallery Room - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Gallery Room - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Gallery Room - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Gallery Room - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Gallery Room - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Gallery Room - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Metcalfe auditorium

The Metcalfe Auditorium is perfect for a wide range of:

  • presentations
  • seminars
  • meetings
  • lectures

Catering is easily organised with the nearby Macquarie Room.

Metcalfe Auditorium - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Metcalfe Auditorium - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Metcalfe Auditorium - State Library of NSW Sydney Veneu

Book at the State Library of New South Wales for your Next Event

 Learn more about the State Library of New South Wales here: https://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/

For more information on the beautiful rooms available at the State Library of New South Wales, visit our venue page.

Give us a call on (02) 9209 4810 or make an enquiry about this venue today: https://www.laissez.com.au/make-an-enquiry

The NSW Premier’s Literary Awards and the Premier’s History Awards

Date Posted: 21/05/2013 12:05:24 PM
Posted By: Ian-Michael Farkas

Client: State Library of NSW  
Venue: Mitchell Library Reading Room, State Library of NSW
Date: 19TH of May 2013
Audience: 230

BRIEF:
The NSW Premier’s Literary Awards and the Premier’s History Awards are an important and integral part of the State’s cultural activity. On 5 April the NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell announced that the awards will be reinvigorated and strengthened, following a recent review. These Awards are presented by the NSW Government and managed by the State Library of NSW in association with Arts NSW. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Create a glittering celebration. Laissez faire was responsible for the following; menu and beverage design, styling. The colour red inspired from the waratah was the theme of the evening.

CHALLENGES:
The room usually set to cater to over 200 students with computers and photocopiers was transformed into a unique dining room. 

RESULTS:
The event was a complete success. Guests were taken away by the beauty and uniqueness of the room. 

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Poet finds residency at the State Library of NSW - Trim Cafe

Date Posted: 31/07/2012 10:56:09 AM
Posted By: Craig B

TRIANGLES of sunlight refracted by the glass panels have piqued Kate Rees's interest in a way that affects no other patron at Cafe Trim.

"It's the way the light is hitting the floor, and it's the scraping of chairs, it's the cleaning of tables," she said, as her eyes flitted about. "Poetry heightens your senses."  


Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/about-town/cappuccino-and-keats-a-happy-couplet-and-poets-grounds-for-joy-20120730-23a6t.html#ixzz229p7IAtz
 

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Lewin Wild Art - picturesque!

Date Posted: 29/03/2012 12:00:00 AM
Posted By: Laissez-faire Catering

Held in the historic Mitchell Vestibule, the beautiful surroundings combined with today’s technology bought the “Lewin Wild Art” Exhibition opening to life. 150 people enjoyed the ambiance, food, beverage and service to make it a very special night.

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Function and Events during World Press Photo & Photos 1440 Exhibition

Date Posted: 15/03/2012 12:00:00 AM
Posted By: Ian-Michael Farkas

You are invited to the State Library of NSW for a limited and unique opportunity to host a cocktail function during the amazing World Press Photo and Photos 1440 exhibition ( 30th June to 22nd July - 2012)

Make an enquiry here: Cocktails Party at the State Library