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Week of August 26, 2013

Monday, 26 August, 2013

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, 26 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:00am—5:00pm

Exhibition Gallery

The National Library of Australia is currently hosting City of TreesUK artist Jyll Bradley’s multi-disciplinary project based on the simple premise that every tree in Canberra has a human story to tell. City of Trees takes the form of an immersive installation, with light—the basis for tree growth and the force that illuminates hidden stories—a constant agent throughout.

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Monday, 26 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:30am—11.00am

Treasures Gallery

Come face-to-face with some of the Library’s greatest treasures and Australia’s greatest stories.

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Monday, 26 August, 2013

Children and Families

10.30am—12.30pm

Conference Room

Drop in and entertain yourselves with amusing and historical board games.

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Monday, 26 August, 2013

Talks, Seminars and Conferences

 

5:30PM—6:30PM

Conference Room

Dr Kent Fedorowich discusses the diary of former Prime Minister Sir Earle Page, documenting his 1941 - 1942 tour abroad at a critical juncture in Australia's wartime relations.

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Tuesday, 27 August, 2013

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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Tuesday, 27 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:00am—5:00pm

Exhibition Gallery

The National Library of Australia is currently hosting City of TreesUK artist Jyll Bradley’s multi-disciplinary project based on the simple premise that every tree in Canberra has a human story to tell. City of Trees takes the form of an immersive installation, with light—the basis for tree growth and the force that illuminates hidden stories—a constant agent throughout.

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Tuesday, 27 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:30am—11.00am

Treasures Gallery

Come face-to-face with some of the Library’s greatest treasures and Australia’s greatest stories.

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Wednesday, 28 August, 2013

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, 28 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:00am—5:00pm

Exhibition Gallery

The National Library of Australia is currently hosting City of TreesUK artist Jyll Bradley’s multi-disciplinary project based on the simple premise that every tree in Canberra has a human story to tell. City of Trees takes the form of an immersive installation, with light—the basis for tree growth and the force that illuminates hidden stories—a constant agent throughout.

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Wednesday, 28 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:30am—11.00am

Treasures Gallery

Come face-to-face with some of the Library’s greatest treasures and Australia’s greatest stories.

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Thursday, 29 August, 2013

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, 29 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:00am—5:00pm

Exhibition Gallery

The National Library of Australia is currently hosting City of TreesUK artist Jyll Bradley’s multi-disciplinary project based on the simple premise that every tree in Canberra has a human story to tell. City of Trees takes the form of an immersive installation, with light—the basis for tree growth and the force that illuminates hidden stories—a constant agent throughout.

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Thursday, 29 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:30am—11.00am

Treasures Gallery

Come face-to-face with some of the Library’s greatest treasures and Australia’s greatest stories.

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Thursday, 29 August, 2013

Learning Programs and Workshops

 

3 PM—4 PM

Ferguson Room

Discover how you can use Trove newspapers for your family history research. Get search tips, and learn how to add tags, correct text and manage your research.

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Thursday, 29 August, 2013

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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Thursday, 29 August, 2013

Learning Programs and Workshops

4.20pm—6pm

IT Training Room 1/2

Join Library staff for a tour of the images and soundscapes in Jyll Bradley’s exhibition City of Trees, and learn about the Library’s environmental, sound-based and oral history resources.

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Thursday, 29 August, 2013

Films and Performances

6:00PM—7:00PM

Theatre

Using images, recordings and live performance, acclaimed Irish musician and researcher, Fintan Vallely talks about the role played in the Irish Traditional music revival by books on music, song, dance, emigration and the Irish Diaspora.

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Thursday, 29 August, 2013

Bookshop Events

Friday, 30 August, 2013

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, 30 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:00am—5:00pm

Exhibition Gallery

The National Library of Australia is currently hosting City of TreesUK artist Jyll Bradley’s multi-disciplinary project based on the simple premise that every tree in Canberra has a human story to tell. City of Trees takes the form of an immersive installation, with light—the basis for tree growth and the force that illuminates hidden stories—a constant agent throughout.

More information
Friday, 30 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:30am—11.00am

Treasures Gallery

Come face-to-face with some of the Library’s greatest treasures and Australia’s greatest stories.

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Saturday, 31 August, 2013

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, 31 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:00am—5:00pm

Exhibition Gallery

The National Library of Australia is currently hosting City of TreesUK artist Jyll Bradley’s multi-disciplinary project based on the simple premise that every tree in Canberra has a human story to tell. City of Trees takes the form of an immersive installation, with light—the basis for tree growth and the force that illuminates hidden stories—a constant agent throughout.

More information
Saturday, 31 August, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:30am—11.00am

Treasures Gallery

Come face-to-face with some of the Library’s greatest treasures and Australia’s greatest stories.

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Sunday, 1 September, 2013

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, 1 September, 2013

Exhibitions and Displays

10:00am—5:00pm

Exhibition Gallery

The National Library of Australia is currently hosting City of TreesUK artist Jyll Bradley’s multi-disciplinary project based on the simple premise that every tree in Canberra has a human story to tell. City of Trees takes the form of an immersive installation, with light—the basis for tree growth and the force that illuminates hidden stories—a constant agent throughout.

More information
Sunday, 1 September, 2013

Public Tours

11.30am—12.00pm

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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