• 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Dr Stephen Whiteman, lecturer in Asian Art at the University of Sydney, discusses the significance of printing and publishing in the articulation of Qing imperial...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/audio/the-stamp-of-authority
  • Dr Gerard Vaughan AM, Director of the National Gallery of Australia, launches Hegel’s Owl: The Life of Bernard Smith, which reveals the unique character of an...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/audio/hegels-owl-by-sheridan-palmer
  • https://www.nla.gov.au/event/utopia-500
    Thomas More wrote a book that coined a word and changed the world—Utopia. After 500 years, it seems as far off as ever. What is the world coming to and what can we do...
  • Dr Olivier Krischer charts a journey through late-Qing visual culture, exploring developments in painting and printing, but also the introduction of photography, film...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/audio/looking-modern
  • The National Library operates from 4 buildings: 3 in Canberra and 1 in Jakarta, Indonesia. These buildings house our collection of approximately 10 million items. The ...
    https://www.nla.gov.au/about-us/our-building