Archive for July, 2013

The eye has to travel in Outside-in Cinema

The eye has to travel in Outside-in Cinema

July 30, 2013

Arts, Visual arts:

This Wednesday, Outside-in Cinema will be showing the recent documentary entitled Diana Vreeland: The Eye has to Travel, which chronicles the rise to fame of the late 20th century fashion… Read More ›

Happy 10th birthday Family History Feast!

Happy 10th birthday Family History Feast!

July 28, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

In 2013 Family History Feast celebrates its 10th birthday. Look back over the last ten years to learn more about the history of an event now a “must do” on… Read More ›

Pioneer women of Victoria

Pioneer women of Victoria

July 26, 2013

Such was life:

Are you researching: women in Victoria? the lives of Victorian settlers? Aboriginal/settler interactions? women’s experiences of migration?

Reading the Melbourne International Film Festival

Reading the Melbourne International Film Festival

July 24, 2013

Arts, Film:

The Melbourne Film Festival is once again upon us, and as usual there are some terrific special programs  North Korean cinema : a history by Johannes Schönherr McFarland & Co.,… Read More ›

Arts on Film:  Opera Screening – Armida.

Arts on Film: Opera Screening – Armida.

July 22, 2013

Arts, Music:

Armida : an opera in three acts, is the next program in the Arts on Film series to be screened this Wednesday July 24. Please note that from today Arts on… Read More ›

Clunes – the golden town

Clunes – the golden town

July 21, 2013

Cities & towns, Such was life:

Sitting in a steep valley surrounded by extinct volcanoes lies Clunes, a historic gold mining town located in the central goldfields region of Victoria, north of Ballarat. The Djadja Wurrung… Read More ›

July 21 is International Zine Library Day

July 19, 2013

Arts:

The day was set back in 2011 at the Milwaukee Zine Library (un)Conferance, chosen because 21 looks a bit like a Z and an I, and July happens to be… Read More ›

UK National Archives Discovery Service

UK National Archives Discovery Service

July 16, 2013

Family matters, Uncategorized:

The  State Library of Victoria  is now subscribing to the UK National Archives Discovery Service .  This provides free access to the digitised documents available on the National Archives website.… Read More ›

New Books: psychedelia, Cecil Beaton, Warhol and dangerous women

New Books: psychedelia, Cecil Beaton, Warhol and dangerous women

July 15, 2013

Arts, New books:

 Electrical banana : masters of psychedelic art: Norman Hathaway & Dan Nadel If a lot of the imagery in this phantasmagoric tome looks familiar then you probably spent a goodly… Read More ›

New partnership brings France to State Library

New partnership brings France to State Library

July 12, 2013

Announcements, Education, News:

A partnership between the State Library and Alliance Française de Melbourne will see French language classes begin at the Library on Monday 15 July.