Practising artists, writers and performers are invited to now apply for the 2017 Creative Fellowships and develop new creative work inspired by the National Library's rich collection.

Three Creative Fellowships will be offered in 2017, sponsored by Friends of the National Library, the Eva Kollsman and Ray Mathew Trust and the National Folk Festival.

They include an honorarium, special access to the Library's collections, staff and resources and uninterrupted time for research and creative development.

Applications close on 1 July 2016.

Find out more and apply now.