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The Accidental Librarian

The Accidental Librarian

Printmaker, bookbinder and book collector Monica Oppen, owns the largest private collection of books by artists in Australia.

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Friday
1 November 2019 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Price

General Admission: Free
State Library Friends Members: Free

Location

Macquarie Room, Ground Floor
Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

 

Printmaker, bookbinder and book collector Monica Oppen, owns the largest private collection of books by artists in Australia.

Monica will discuss how the collection grew to contain over 1700 books by multiple Australian and international artists covering a time period of over 100 years and will explore the challenges and joys of being an accidental librarian.

 


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