Archive for May, 2015

Red Planet, 1995

Moments to treasure

May 29, 2015

Arts, Film, Music:

Between the Library and the internet you can find almost any treasure

Finding inspiration: An interview with Julius Bryant

Finding inspiration: An interview with Julius Bryant

May 29, 2015

Our stories:

Curator Julius Bryant tells us how the Victoria and Albert Museum’s National Art Library inspires designers.

New historic material on display at the Library

New historic material on display at the Library

May 29, 2015

News:

Last week 164 new items were added to The changing face of Victoria exhibition, refreshing the existing displays with exciting new material.

Barbara and Albert Tucker at a gallery event in Melbourne, mid 1970s, photographed by Rhonda Senbergs.

A tribute to Barbara Tucker

May 27, 2015

News:

The State Library of Victoria pays tribute to Barbara Tucker, a founding member of the Redmond Barry Society, who has passed away at the age of 80.

Bela Lugosi

118 years young, but who’s counting…….

May 22, 2015

Arts, Film, Music:

“Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make.” Can you guess whose 118th birthday it is this month?

Inside the conservation of a 13th-century bible

Inside the conservation of a 13th-century bible

May 19, 2015

Our stories:

Enter the facinating world of conservation, where scientific experimentation and artistry come together to uncover layers of history.

A Melbourne love affair

A Melbourne love affair

May 19, 2015

Social life & customs, Such was life:

Melbourne’s love affair with coffee has been long-term, passionate, and sometimes controversial.

Victorian places website

Victorian places website

May 19, 2015

Family matters:

Have you just discovered ancestors residing in a Victorian town or suburb and want to know more about the environment in which they lived? If so, you may be interested… Read More ›

Education programs at the State Library

Education programs at the State Library

May 19, 2015

News:

Are you an educator? The Library offers a host of learning experiences for primary and secondary students.

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week

May 15, 2015

News:

This week we’re celebrating our incredible team of volunteers who generously donate their time, experience and knowledge to the Library.