New display: iAfghanistan
Benjamin Lowy: iAfghanistan is one of five fantastic photographic exhibitions on show at the Library in May, presented in association with the Head On Photo Festival. See an exciting series of images from Afghanistan captured by the prominent American photojournalist on his iPhone!
New display: Black on White
Black on White: Photographs by Belinda Mason is a unique photo project by the award-winning photographer who presents insights into the views Indigenous communities have of white Australia. On show now at the State Library, Level 1.
New to AMAZE: Celebrating the crossing
To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the crossing of the Blue Mountains we have refreshed our AMAZE gallery with 36 fascinating objects, including an original letter by Frenchman Francis Louis Barrallier who made the first recognised attempt in 1802. He was a day away from achieving his goal but had to turn back due to food and water shortages.
New Library app to 'cure your curiosity'
The Library has partnered with Art Processors to create an innovative new app that delivers the curiosities of our amazing collections and historic Mitchell building direct to your mobile device. Free download at the iTunes AppStore or Google Play Store. In-house devices are also available from Tuesdays to Thursdays, 11am to 3pm.
Business Literature Prize shortlist announced
Five fascinating and diverse books have been shortlisted in Australia’s largest award for business writing. The winner will be announced on 6 June 2013.