TAASA ACT EVENT 13 -14 March, 2010 – TAASA Review June 2010


This article was originally found in the June 2010 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 19, Issue 2, Page 28).

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TAASA membership offers the opportunity to join specialist excursions to view collections with expert guidance.

About 20 TAASA members – from Sydney, Melbourne and regional centres as well as Canberra itself ­ visited the National Library (NLA), the National Gallery (NGA) and ANU, during a weekend of lovely early autumn weather.

We socialised as well, with friends from the Asia Bookroom, and dined together on the Saturday evening. At the NLA, curators Sylvia Carr and Linda Groom took us through some gems from the Picture Collection including drawings of Chinese architecture by Hardy Wilson and some beautiful old Japanese prints...