We acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the Country on which the Art Gallery of New South Wales stands.

Library and archive

A wide passageway between rows of bookshelves stacked with books

Inside the library and archive at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

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The Edmund and Joanna Capon Research Library and the National Art Archive at the Art Gallery of New South Wales have some of the richest and most extensive collections of publications and original material on the visual culture of Australia. These collections are extensively used by artists, Art Gallery staff, art scholars, curators and the general public.

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