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 the curator inside the Australian Library of Art Showcase, on Level 4 of the State Library of Queensland.
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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
- a wide variety of artists' books - a key strength of these collections.
The current display, DELUXE, showcases one of the special features of the Australian Library of Art, a comprehensive collection of limited-edition Australian art books.
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- Wed 15 Feb