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Lasseter's lost reef

Nothing captures the Australian imagination quite like the thought of striking it lucky. So it’s no surprise one of our greatest legends involves a search for a mysterious vein of gold.

Convict artists in the time of Governor Macquarie

Many used their art to record and interpret the landscape and people of the early settlement.

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Under the sun

Max Dupain’s Sunbaker has inspired an exhibition of contemporary and thought-provoking artworks. 

Boy oh boy!

In 25 years at the State Library, our Curator of Photographs has seen four people cry.

The modern garden

Outstanding gardens are revealed by leading photographers in a new exhibition.