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Thursday, August 22, 2013

Thursday, 22 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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Thursday, 22 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, 22 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, 22 August, 2013

Films and Performances

2:00PM—4:00PM

Theatre

While the City Sleeps (1956, 100 min, 16 mm, PG)

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Thursday, 22 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, 22 August, 2013

Friends

 

5.30pm—7.30pm

Conference Room

Nomination forms for the 2014 Friends of the NLA Committee will be sent to all members wtih their September edition of the Friends Newsletter. All nominees must be financial members of the Friends of the NLA and nomination forms must reach the Executive Officer by 5pm Friday 25 October.

Additional copies can be obtained by contacting the Friends Office on 02 6262 1551 or friends@nla.gov.au

Light refreshments will be provided after the meeting in the Friends Lounge. Please rsvp for catering purposes to www.nla.gov.au/friends or 02 6262 1551

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