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Members’ Christmas Party 2022 (SOLD OUT, WAITLIST FULL)

Members’ Christmas Party 2022 (SOLD OUT, WAITLIST FULL)

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Please note: Unfortunately, all tickets as well as the waitlist spaces have been exhausted for this event. 


The Members Christmas Party is a very popular event, and we are sorry for any disappointment.


We host an array of events throughout the year and very much look forward to seeing you at one of our future events.


Members, please join the Board and staff of the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts to celebrate Christmas at the SMSA in 2022.

Enjoy the good company of your fellow members over drinks and nibblies, and view the fabulous art created by the students and teachers of the Julian Ashton Art School.

Free event – Eligible Members only – Please read event details


Mask wearing is strongly encouraged.

Please be mindful of social distancing.

If you are feeling unwell with COVID-19 symptoms (however mild), please do not come in. We encourage everyone to regularly check the list of alerts on the NSW Health website and follow their advice.

The health of our members, visitors and staff remains our priority and we appreciate your cooperation and patience.


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When you join SMSA as member, you get a wide range of benefits.

Access to the SMSA Library

We are home to a unique collection of books, a highlight being our Mystery and Crime section.

Able to borrow from the Tom Keneally Centre

We are honoured to be the home of Tom Keneally’s personal collection of books, many of which have been used as research for his own works.

Access to member only events

Join a members group, share your passions, learn new skills, make new friends and get involved.

Access to member only activities such as members groups

We provide a variety of member only events, these are relaxed social occasions to have fun and make new friends.

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