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Media Releases


  • Wednesday, 17 September, 2014 - 11:54

    For the first time, the work of avant-garde artist J.W. Power will be united with the acclaimed painter’s early sketchbooks and designs in a new exhibition at the National Library of Australia.

  • Wednesday, 27 August, 2014 - 16:28

    Where else would you see the earliest surviving piece of decorated Australian needlework under the same roof as a unique 1802 pamphlet featuring the Hairy Wild Man from Botany Bay?

  • Wednesday, 16 April, 2014 - 09:13

    Some of Australia’s greatest stories, as heard on ABC’s Radio National, are now available through Trove, the National Library of Australia’s award-winning free discovery service.

  • Wednesday, 9 April, 2014 - 09:03

    Luminous World brings together more than 50 paintings, objects and photographs from the Wesfarmers collection in a contemporary conversation about light – now on show at the National Library of Australia in Canberra.


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