Rare Books & Arts

Free Screening in Arts: Swing & Rock ‘n’ Roll.

Free Screening in Arts: Swing & Rock ‘n’ Roll.

September 1, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

The next program in the Music and Dance on Film series will held be this Wednesday September 1, between 12.00 and 2.00 in Arts.  Two episodes from Tony Palmer’s award-winning documentary series… Read More ›

New and old photography in Arts

New and old photography in Arts

August 26, 2010

Rare Books & Arts:

The Sea: an anthology of maritime photography since 1843   A recent addition to our photography collection, this book compiled by Pierre Borhan contains images of the sea and those who… Read More ›

Break dancing & hip hop in the library

Break dancing & hip hop in the library

August 25, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

As a part of the Outside-in Cinema screenings in Experimedia here at the Library, on Wednesday 25 August at 6:30pm you can catch the recent break dancing documentary entitled Planet… Read More ›

New books in Arts

New books in Arts

August 19, 2010

Rare Books & Arts:

Photographing fashion: British style in the sixties by Richard Lester ACC Editions, 2009 Francis Bacon: a terrible beauty Steidl, 2009 Irving Penn: small trades J.Paul Getty Museum, 2009 European masters:… Read More ›

Giselle: free ballet screening.

Giselle: free ballet screening.

August 17, 2010

Dance, Rare Books & Arts:

Giselle: a ballet in two acts, is the next screening in the Music and Dance on Film series.  This is Maina Gielgud’s acclaimed production of the classical ballet that is a… Read More ›

Listening Posts in Arts: Mary Poppins, Melba and more

Listening Posts in Arts: Mary Poppins, Melba and more

August 12, 2010

Music, Musicals, Rare Books & Arts:

The Arts Reading Room has eight listening posts where you can listen to CDs from the audiovisual collection.  They are connected to jukebox players at the Arts Enquiry Desk, each holding… Read More ›

Marxism for t-shirts

Marxism for t-shirts

August 11, 2010

Photography, Rare Books & Arts:

As a part of the Outside-in Cinema screenings in Experimedia here at the Library, on Wednesday 11 August at 6:30pm you can catch the recent documentary about the most re-produced photograph ever… Read More ›

Rhythm on film

Rhythm on film

August 6, 2010

Film, Music, Popular music, Rare Books & Arts:

The Backbeat section of the Melbourne International Film Festival is known for highlighting a variety of fascinating films on various aspects of popular and un/non-popular music and music culture over… Read More ›

New books in Arts

New books in Arts

August 4, 2010

Comic books, Film, Painting, Rare Books & Arts, Visual arts:

French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century byPhilip Conisbee British paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1575-1875  by Katharine Baetjer The Greek body by Ian Jenkins and Victoria… Read More ›

The Salzburg Festival – free screening.

The Salzburg Festival – free screening.

August 3, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts, Theatre:

The Salzburg Festival is an international festival of music and drama, held each European Summer in the Austrian town of Salzburg – birthplace of Mozart and location for the classic movie… Read More ›