2015 Media Releases
Cartoonist writer, painter philosopher and poet, Michael Leunig is arguably the star attraction at the 2015 Disrupted — Festival of Ideas at the State Library of Western Australia, spread over consecutive Sunday afternoons, September 6 and 13.
As a demonstration of its commitment to cultivating creative ideas, the State Library of Western Australia (SLWA) is hosting a series of free lunchtime ‘new music’ performances in various spaces at the State Library.
A major national photographic exhibition ‘Behind the Wire’ featuring moving life stories and portraits of 50 Vietnam veterans from across Australia opens at The State Library of Western Australia on Friday August 7.
Curtin University Library was announced last night as the 2015 winner of the Library Board of Western Australia Award for Excellence at a function at the State Library during Library & Information Week 2015.
The newly opened National Anzac Centre in Albany and the refurbishment of the historic Wanslea into the Cancer Wellness Centre are among the finalists in the 2015 Western Australian Heritage Awards.
A self-confessed ‘library tragic’ who blends imaginary characters and episodes within a factual framework for his novels, has been awarded the $10,000 James Sykes Battye Memorial Fellowship for 2015.
State Library benefactor and long-time supporter, Mr Richard Hazlewood, was honoured as a Fellow of the Library Board of Western Australia at a ceremony on 14 April 2015.
A renewed partnership between the State Library of Western Australia and Rio Tinto will ensure more children understand the importance of reading.