Series 313 - Canberra School of Art posters

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Canberra School of Art posters


  • 1982 - 2006 (Creation)

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1 metre (4 map folders)

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(1976 – 1988)

Biographical history

The School of Art had its beginnings in the art classes of the Canberra Technical College. In 1976 the College’s Art School gained independence and was reconstituted as the Canberra School of Art. Its first Director was Udo Sellbach 1977-1985. In 1988 the Canberra Schools of Art and Music amalgamated to form an autonomous statutory authority, the Canberra Institute of the Arts which later amalgamated with the Australian National University.

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Scope and content

This series contains posters produced by the Canberra School of Art at the ANU. The posters were produced to publicise exhibitions of student work, other exhibitions held at the school, or the ANU’s open day. Many of the posters are not dated.

Duplicate posters and posters of events not connected with the ANU were destroyed in December 2008.


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No original order was discernible so order and item numbers were imposed.

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Open access

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Prepared by Sarah Lethbridge on 20 January 2009




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