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...
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...
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...
Parkes Place building
National Capital Development Commission, The National Library of Australia under construction, c. 1967, nla.obj-147040537
The National Library of...
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...
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...
An exhibition of extraordinary natural history paintings and drawings by Australia’s first professional artist, John William Lewin (1770-1819), opens at the National...
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.
Slide 1: Title PageIntroduction
I was the conservator who was tasked with the work of conserving the Griffin Canberra designs in the 1980s and 1990s. This...
by C.A. Burmester, formerly Assistant National Librarian 
The National Library of Australia began as the Commonwealth Parliamentary Library in 1901 and during the...