Art and Design
The art and design collections of SLQ contain a broad range of materials relating to the world history of art from pre-history to the present day. The collection strength of 19th and 20th century Western art resources is complemented by the contemporary resources of the Asia Pacific Design Library (APDL) and the specialist collections about Australian art and bookarts that comprise the Australian Library of Art, the James Hardie Library of Australian Fine Art, The Lindsay Collection of Pat Corrigan, The History and Art of the Book Collection and the Artists' Books Collection.
APDL Design Collection tour
APDL is a prototype model for 21st century libraries that focuses on experience rather than simply providing access to information. Find out more about the Design Lounge, located on Level 2 of SLQ, which hosts the design collection and provides a shared physical space for exhibitions, workshops, design reviews, meetings and research as well as casual browsing and chance encounters.
Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Duration: 20 minutes
Age groups: All ages, please note your area of interest on the booking form
Capacity: 30 students per tour
Curriculum links: Art