ALIA Rare Books and Special Collections: Art Gallery of NSW Library Tour

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The Edmund and Joanna Research Library at the Art Gallery of NSW  has one of the most outstanding collections of fine art publications, rare books and manuscripts in Australia. It also houses the archives.

The library collection reflects the Gallery art collection with an emphasis on Australian and British art and in more recent years contemporary art, Asian art and photography. Our ephemera files documenting Australian art and artists now comprise over three-quarters of a million items, beginning with early exhibition catalogues and pamphlets through to catalogues and reviews of current art shows. The library also holds extensive files on Australian art societies, competitions, prizes and art institutions as well as press clippings on the arts.

WHEN: Wednesday 2 May 2018

TIME:  4.45pm for a 5pm start (tour concludes at 6.30)

MEET: In the Foyer near the Cloaking area

Following the tour we will meet in the Art Gallery Café for a drink/food as the Gallery is open until 10pm.

BOOKINGS: diana.richards@alia.org.au

Important information: There are only 15 spaces available.

A waitlist will be created in case of cancellations. A second tour will be organised at a later date with preference given to the people on the waitlist.

 

Address
Art Gallery of NSW
-
Art Gallery Road
Region
City
Sydney
Postcode
2000
Category
ALIA Group Event
Date(s)
Wednesday 02 May 2018 5:00pm
Contact details
diana.richards@alia.org.au