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Week of July 28, 2014

Monday, 28 July, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

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

10am—5pm

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

 

11.30am—12pm

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

6pm—8pm

Theatre

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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Tuesday, 29 July, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

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.

More information
Tuesday, 29 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

10am—5pm

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.

More information
Tuesday, 29 July, 2014

Public Tours

J.W. Power (1881-1943), Conversation 1931-32. The University of Sydney

10.30am—11am

Exhibition Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Abstraction-Creation Exhibition. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

Every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, 10.30am

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Tuesday, 29 July, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

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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Tuesday, 29 July, 2014

Friends

6pm—8pm

Theatre

2014 Kenneth Myer Lecture

Science and Society: Exploring the Role of Research in Australian Lives to be delivered by Professor Brian Schmidt AC

Join Nobel Prize recipient Professor Brian Schmidt AC as he discusses how science permeates Australian lives, whether through a metaphysical contemplation of our place in the universe, or as we surf the internet using Wi-Fi. In this lecture, Professor Schmidt will explore the relevance of science to our daily lives, suggest ways that Australia could be getting more out of science, and ponder what science might bring us in the coming decades.The lecture will be followed by a reception in the Foyer.

The Kenneth Myer Lecture is supported by The Kenneth Baillieu Myer Trust.

Tuesday 29 July, 6 pm

Theatre, free

Bookings essential: www.nla.gov.au/bookings/friends or 02 6262 1698

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Tuesday, 29 July, 2014

Friends

 

7pm—9pm

Friends Lounge

FRIENDS BOOK CLUB

A monthly literary discussion for members only.

Tuesday 29 July - The Fault in our Stars by John Green

7pm, Friends Lounge, Free

Bookings: www.nla.gov.au/bookings/friends or 02 6262 1698

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Wednesday, 30 July, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

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.

More information
Wednesday, 30 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

10am—5pm

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.

More information
Wednesday, 30 July, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

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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Wednesday, 30 July, 2014

Bookshop Events

5.30pm—7pm

Foyer

Please join Scott Prasser, Helen Tracy and other contributors for the launch of the latest volume in the Government Policy and Politics Series.

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Thursday, 31 July, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

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.

More information
Thursday, 31 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

10am—5pm

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.

More information
Thursday, 31 July, 2014

Public Tours

J.W. Power (1881-1943), Conversation 1931-32. The University of Sydney

10.30am—11am

Exhibition Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Abstraction-Creation Exhibition. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

Every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, 10.30am

More information
Thursday, 31 July, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

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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Thursday, 31 July, 2014

Public Tours

 

2pm—

Foyer

Enjoy a free guided tour of the Library, including a visit to the enormous stacks, where books, magazines and newspapers are stored. Meet in the foyer. 50 minutes.

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Friday, 1 August, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

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.

More information
Friday, 1 August, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

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

10am—5pm

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.

More information
Friday, 1 August, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

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

More information
Saturday, 2 August, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

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.

More information
Saturday, 2 August, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

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

10am—5pm

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.

More information
Saturday, 2 August, 2014

Public Tours

J.W. Power (1881-1943), Conversation 1931-32. The University of Sydney

10.30am—11am

Exhibition Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Abstraction-Creation Exhibition. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

Every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, 10.30am

More information
Saturday, 2 August, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

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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Sunday, 3 August, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

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.

More information
Sunday, 3 August, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

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

10am—5pm

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.

More information
Sunday, 3 August, 2014

Public Tours

J.W. Power (1881-1943), Conversation 1931-32. The University of Sydney

10.30am—11am

Exhibition Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Abstraction-Creation Exhibition. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

Every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, 10.30am

More information
Sunday, 3 August, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

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

More information