Stories After Dark

Stories After Dark 2023

Saturday 17 June, 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

State Library and Archives Building, 91 Murray Street, Nipaluna/Hobart

One mesmerising night of sound, art, light, storytelling and performance in Hobart’s iconic State Library and Archives Building.

Free, all-ages, family-friendly event.

No tickets required – just come along and enjoy the night!

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Stories After Dark program

Car Park – Youth ARC Dark Carpark

Six of Hobart’s best young creatives respond to the State Library and Archives collections through installation, sound and performance.

Ground Floor – Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts

Costume comes to life in the Fancy Dress: from Tutus to Cosplay exhibition with award-winning cosplayers and the Tasmanian Time Travellers. Well known and infamous identities from Tasmania’s past tell their own stories with the help of Artificial Intelligence.

Level 1 – Hobart Library Let Me Tell You a Story

Gather around the campfires and soak up enchanting tales from multi-talented storytellers in Let me tell you a story…(includes Auslan interpretation).

Level 2 – State Library of Tasmania

Prepare for serious rock nostalgia with hidden gems from Hobart’s 70s and 80s music scene in Beats and Bands from the Archives; discover the unique garments and colourful characters of Tasmania’s clothing and textile manufacturers in the Duck Trousers, Straw Bonnets, and Bluey exhibition; feel the chill of Antarctic expeditions with the National Archives of Australia.

What stories will YOU uncover at Stories After Dark?

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