Archive for October, 2014

Lachlan Murdoch on the importance of free media

Lachlan Murdoch on the importance of free media

October 24, 2014

News:

On Thursday evening Lachlan Murdoch delivered the 2014 Keith Murdoch Oration at the State Library.

2014 Inky Award winners announced

2014 Inky Award winners announced

October 23, 2014

News:

The Inky Awards were announced with great panache on Wednesday at the State Library.

From the sublime to the sublime: music through the interwebs…..

From the sublime to the sublime: music through the interwebs…..

October 19, 2014

Arts, Music:

A mixed bag of treasures from some of our streaming databases, to be enjoyed by one and all here in the Library, or at home if you’re one of our Victorian registered members.

Dromkeen Medal awarded to Helen Chamberlin

Dromkeen Medal awarded to Helen Chamberlin

October 17, 2014

News:

Esteemed editor and publisher Helen Chamberlin has been awarded the 2014 Dromkeen Medal.

Linda Tegg’s Grasslands opens

Linda Tegg’s Grasslands opens

October 14, 2014

News:

This week patches of native grass sprung up on the State Library’s steps as Linda Tegg’s Grasslands installation opened to the public. Standing in the concrete bustle of Swanston Street, it’s hard… Read More ›

Under Milk Wood with Dylan Thomas & Peter Blake

Under Milk Wood with Dylan Thomas & Peter Blake

October 10, 2014

Arts:

Anna from the History of the Book collection will be highlighting some of the new treasures to be found in our Mirror of the World exhibition over the next few… Read More ›

Romeo Street and Juliet Terrace (what’s in a name?)

Romeo Street and Juliet Terrace (what’s in a name?)

October 6, 2014

Buildings & streets, Such was life:

In the 1870s Romeo Lane and Juliet Terrace in central Melbourne were home to men and women of the night. Supposedly men would ply their trade in Romeo Lane and… Read More ›

New books: artistic oceans, graphics underground and overhead & a musical navy

New books: artistic oceans, graphics underground and overhead & a musical navy

October 3, 2014

Arts, New books:

Framing the ocean, 1700 to the present : envisaging the sea as social space: edited by Tricia Cusack This take on the ocean seeks to investigate our changing cultural/artistic view… Read More ›