Curator's tours: Australian Library of Art Showcase

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Join a curator and be guided through the treasures of the Australian Library of Art. Each curator's tour will feature a mini White Gloves Experience where participants will be able to handle items and gain fascinating insights into their creation. Discover the stories behind these powerful and sometimes surprising objects.

Curator's tours with a mini White Gloves Experience will commence at 11am. Please meet your curator inside the Australian Library of Art Showcase.

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About Australian Library of Art Showcase

Documenting the art and craft of the book in Australia and beyond, come and discover rare antiquities, woodblocks from the birth of the printing press to printed material from the early 20th century, the sketching tools, diaries and printing plates of major Australian artists, unique artworks and publications from the significant Lindsay Collection of Pat Corrigan, as well as a wide variety of artists' books - a key strength of these collections.

The current display, Botanica paradiso showcases exquisite examples of botanical illustration coinciding with our major exhibition Entwined: plants and people,charting the ways in which people use and rely on plants in Queensland.

Please note, the Australian Library of Art Showase has a maximum capacity of 10 people under current COVID-19 restrictions, and bookings are essential to secure your place.

Important COVID-19 information

In line with the Queensland Government’s COVID-19 restrictions, from 17 December 2021 unvaccinated people aged 16 years and over will be unable to enter Queensland Government-owned libraries, galleries and museums. This includes State Library of Queensland. 

We will continue following Queensland Government advice. Given the public health directions are subject to change, please check our alerts page before your visit for the latest information


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Wed 2 Feb