Mapping Our World: Events
Hendrick Doncker (1626-1699) De zee-atlas ofte water-waereld, National Library of Australia
Tuesday 25 February
Contemporary Social Mapping
Mapping experts from Esri Australia, Geoscience Australia and the Australian Bureau of Statistics discuss changes and innovations in contemporary cartography.
Thursday 27 February
Dr Martin Woods, Curator of Maps, reveals the map that made the Pacific an ocean. Dr Susannah Helman, Assistant Exhibitions Curator, discusses the history of mapping from medieval monastries to Georgian London.
Fra Mauro (c.1390–1459) Map of the world 1448-1453, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Venice
Lost during Enlighten? See stunning projections on the Library’s exterior and enjoy a festival of events over four nights. Set your Sat Nav to the Library’s Castaway Lounge and relax with music, and drinks and snacks from the bar. There is also a range of exciting children’s activities on offer between 6 and 9 pm, including board games, badge making, paper craft globe making, and more.
Fridays & Saturdays 28 February, 1, 7 & 8 March, 6−11 pm