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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Saturday, 19 April, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

9:00am—5:00pm

Display area

In 2012 the National Library set out to capture the transformation of some of Canberra’s key sites. These photographs are displayed here alongside historic images from the Library’s collection, and highlight the stark changes and surprising similarities of Canberra then, and Canberra now.

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Saturday, 19 April, 2014

Exhibitions and Displays

10am—5pm

Exhibition Gallery

Luminous World brings together a selection of contemporary paintings, objects and photographs from the Wesfarmers Collection in a conversation about light. Through works of conceptual invention that chart the range and depth of the collection, this exhibition features significant works by prominent Australian and New Zealand artists.

Artists exploring the role that light plays in creating and revealing our world include Susan Norrie, Rosemary Laing, Howard Taylor, Michael Riley, Paddy Bedford, Bill Henson, Rosalie Gascoigne, Brian Blanchflower, Brook Andrew, Timothy Cook and Nyapanyapa Yunupingu.

These leading artists look at light from the perspective of the optical experience, the connection between the movements of the stars and the cycles of life on earth; and the diversity of cultural, mythic and spiritual ideas with which light has come to be associated.

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Saturday, 19 April, 2014

Public Tours

10.30am—11am

Exhibition Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Luminous World Exhibition. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

Every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, 10.30am

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Saturday, 19 April, 2014

Public Tours

 

11.30am—12pm

Treasures Gallery

Enjoy a free, volunteer guided tour of the Treasures Gallery. Meet outside the gallery. The tour takes approximately 30 minutes.

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