• Lewin: Wild Art is about the life and times of John William Lewin (1770-1819), the first free professional artist to settle in Australia. Arriving in NSW in 1800 from...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/lewin-wild-art
  • This post comes from our guest blogger Rebecca Daly of the University of Wollongong Library.  The impressive early twentieth century art magazine Art in Australia has...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/blogs/trove/2016/12/13/art-in-australia
  • Two of Australia’s greatest history paintings, William Strutt’s Black Thursday and Bushrangers, are now on show at the National Library of Australia—together for the...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/media-releases/2015/08/11/the-art-of-william-strutt
  • Parkes Place building National Capital Development Commission, The National Library of Australia under construction, c. 1967, nla.obj-147040537 The National Library of...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/about-us/our-building/history
  • An exhibition of extraordinary natural history paintings and drawings by Australia’s first professional artist, John William Lewin (1770-1819) is on show at the National...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/news/2012/07/09/lewin-wild-art-exhibition-coming-soon
  • Earlier this year I purchased my first Canberra house, and can understand the curiosity people have about the history of their homes. The Ask a Librarian team often...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/blogs/behind-the-scenes/2016/10/21/finding-the-history-of-your-house
  • An exhibition of extraordinary natural history paintings and drawings by Australia’s first professional artist, John William Lewin (1770-1819), opens at the National...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/media-releases/2012/07/27/rare-natural-history-artworks-on-show-at-the-national-library
  • Cook’s Sites , a touring exhibition presented by the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, opens at the National Library of Australia on Thursday 16 March. The...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/media-releases/cooks-sites-exhibition-presents-a-different-view-of-history
  • Slide 1: Title PageIntroduction Good Afternoon I was the conservator who was tasked with the work of conserving the Griffin Canberra designs in the 1980s and 1990s. This...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/seminar/a-cultivated-city-the-griffins-in-australia-s-capital-speakers/the-walter-and-marion-drawings-of-canberra-a-physical-history
  •   by C.A. Burmester, formerly Assistant National Librarian [1] The National Library of Australia began as the Commonwealth Parliamentary Library in 1901 and during the...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/history-of-the-collections/burmester-extract