New resources in Genealogy Centre

September 9, 2010

Collections, Family matters, New to the collection:

Guides to researching countries and occupations are among the new additions to our Genealogy collection in the last few months. Looking overseas, we have recently acquired guides to help you… Read More ›

Living in Vogue

Living in Vogue

September 7, 2010

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 documentary The September issue. The… Read More ›

New books in Arts

New books in Arts

September 3, 2010

Arts, New books:

Cezanne’s other: the portraits of Hortense :by Susan Sidlauskas    Portraits of the Renaissance : by Nathalie Mandel    Constable’s clouds: paintings and cloud studies by john Constable : edited… Read More ›

Introducing the Genealogy Team

Introducing the Genealogy Team

September 2, 2010

Family matters, Uncategorized:

After a busy August which included the fantastic Family History Week, we present to you the people who make up our Genealogy Team. We hope this post gives you a… Read More ›

Sound Beam featuring Mozart and Muse

Sound Beam featuring Mozart and Muse

September 1, 2010

Arts, Music, Popular music:

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

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

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

September 1, 2010

Arts, Music:

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

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

Arts, Music:

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 ›

Irish Ancestry Seminar August 8th 2010

August 23, 2010

Collections, Family history events, Family matters, Research tips & tricks:

On Sunday 8th August, at the Celtic Club in Melbourne, the Irish Ancestry Group (Genealogical Society of Victoria) presented the 2010 Irish Ancestry Seminar. The seminar featured 3 speakers, Gregory… Read More ›

Burke and Wills anniversary

August 20, 2010

Collection, News:

The Library has launched a new website that tells the story of the ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition.

Such was life

Illustrated children’s books: Kay Nielsen (1886-1957)

Illustrated children’s books: Kay Nielsen (1886-1957)

September 10, 2018 2 comments

Kay Nielsen’s delicate illustrations combined the exquisite motifs of the Art Nouveau movement with oriental influences. The elaborate, decorative artworks bring brilliant colour tinged with a hint of eeriness to the pages of children’s fairy tales.

Arts

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment South Pacific, c2008, c1992

New Sights: Australian classics and much more

September 10, 2018 0 comments

Some great new arrivals in Arts include classic Australian movies, timeless musical favourites, live rock concerts and opera hits on DVD and Blu-Ray. The Dish. (DVD) They’re a Weird Mob. (DVD)… Read More ›