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Monday, July 28, 2014

Monday, 28 July, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays


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In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

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Monday, 28 July, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

J.W. Power, Tête (Head) 1931. Edith Power Bequest 1961, The University of Sydney, managed by Museum of Contemporary Art


Exhibition Gallery

Abstraction–Création features the work of J.W. Power, one of Australia’s most successful and accomplished expatriate painters of the inter-war years.

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Monday, 28 July, 2014

Public Tours



Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

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Monday, 28 July, 2014

Talks, Seminars and Conferences

Thomas Keneally



Supported by the Ray Mathew and Eva Kollsman Bequest

With over fifty years' experience in writing and publishing, Thomas Keneally examines the survival of the physical book and asks 'Why does it exist at all and where does it sit now, as a tool of research or a source of transcendence and joy, amongst its electronic siblings?'

Thursday 4 September, 6pm
Theatre, free
National Library of Australia
Includes refreshments

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