Archive for June, 2011

The rainbow screen

The rainbow screen

June 30, 2011

Arts:

This third post marking the publication of the latest issue of the La Trobe Journal, Queen City of the South: Gay and Lesbian Melbourne, centres on gay studies in film… Read More ›

Banksy and the uncommissioning of art

Banksy and the uncommissioning of art

June 28, 2011

Arts, Visual arts:

This Wednesday 29th June at 6:30pm, as a part of the Outside-in cinema series in Experimedia here at the Library, we will be showing the oscar nominated multi-layered documentary, Exit… Read More ›

Family History Feast 2011 booked out!

Family History Feast 2011 booked out!

June 27, 2011

Family history events, Family matters:

Yes Family History Feast 2011 is booked out!  On Monday 1 August the State Library of Victoria will again host the annual Family History Feast during National Family History Week. It is… Read More ›

Masterpieces come in all shapes and sizes

Masterpieces come in all shapes and sizes

June 23, 2011

Arts, New books, Visual arts:

What makes a masterpiece? Not just a good question, but a great book title! What makes a masterpiece? : artists, writers and curators on the world’s greatest works of art edited by Christopher… Read More ›

Kim Scott wins 2011 Miles Franklin Literary Award

June 23, 2011

News, Uncategorized:

The State Library of Victoria congratulates West Australian author Kim Scott for winning the 2011 Miles Franklin Literary Award for his book That Deadman Dance.

Sound Beam Classics for Winter

Sound Beam Classics for Winter

June 22, 2011

Arts, Music:

Sound Beam is a regular program highlighting recorded music from the Arts audio-visual collection. It is accessible through headphones at selected workstations in the Arts Reading Room. Sound Beam currently… Read More ›

La Stupenda screening

La Stupenda screening

June 21, 2011

Arts, Music:

La Stupenda : a portrait of Dame Joan Sutherland, is the next program in the Music & Dance on Film series, to be screened this Wednesday June 22 in Arts. … Read More ›

Out of the closet and into the concert hall

Out of the closet and into the concert hall

June 16, 2011

Arts, Music:

We turn our attention to music as we continue to mark the publication of the latest issue of  The LaTrobe Journal, Queen City of the South: Gay and Lesbian Melbourne.… Read More ›

Library hosts Miles Franklin Literary Award

Library hosts Miles Franklin Literary Award

June 15, 2011

Announcements, News, Opening hours:

On Wednesday 22 June 2011, the Miles Franklin Literary Award winner will be announced at the State Library of Victoria, marking the first time the event has been hosted outside New South Wales.

Due to this special event the Library will close at 6pm on Wednesday 22 June. We apologise for this inconvenience.

Filming a blaze

Filming a blaze

June 14, 2011

Arts:

This Wednesday 15th June at 6:30pm, as a part of the Outside-in cinema series in Experimedia here at the Library, we will be showing the acclaimed war documentary entitled Restrepo.… Read More ›