Victorian Government Gazette: a researcher’s treasure

July 2, 2010

Collections, Family matters, Websites:

The Victorian Government Gazette is freely available online from 1836 to 1997. The State Library of Victoria worked with other Victorian Government agencies to digitise this historic reference source as… Read More ›

European Masters: Städel Museum

European Masters: Städel Museum

July 1, 2010

Arts, Painting, Visual arts:

The NGV International recently launched the latest of its winter masterpieces exhibitions, European Masters: Städel Museum, 19th–20th Century.  There will  be works from all over Europe  presented, but I think… Read More ›

Ponyo and other anime in Arts

Ponyo and other anime in Arts

June 29, 2010

Arts, Comic books, Film:

As a part of the Outside-in Cinema screenings in Experimedia here at the Library, on Wednesday 30th June at 6:30pm you can catch the most recent animated film by Hayao… Read More ›

Research guides help you find your family

June 24, 2010

Family matters, Research guides, Websites:

Our librarians are now publishing some exciting research guides to help you find the information you want. There are a number of excellent family history guides written by our Genealogy… Read More ›

Music and the passing of a good friend

Music and the passing of a good friend

June 23, 2010

Arts:

Kevin McBeath in Facade by William Walton Not a recent recording by any means, but a fitting tribute to the passing of one of the State Library’s great friends and… Read More ›

Turandot – Free Screening.

Turandot – Free Screening.

June 22, 2010

Arts, Music:

On Wednesday June 23rd one of our fortnightly screenings is scheduled in Arts. A spectacular production of Puccini’s classic opera, Turandot, will be playing. Recorded Live in an open-air performance at… Read More ›

2010 Library Fellowships announced

June 18, 2010

Announcements, News, Uncategorized:

Today, the recipients of the 2010 Library Creative Fellowships program and Ross Trust Playwrights’ Script Development Awards were announced.

Melbourne International Animation Festival

Melbourne International Animation Festival

June 17, 2010

Arts, Film:

The Melbourne International Animation Festival is upon us yet again. Along with the many new names and wildly varied images on display, there are also a number of showcases covering… Read More ›

CSNY Déjà vu and more in Arts

CSNY Déjà vu and more in Arts

June 16, 2010

Arts:

As a part of the Outside-in Cinema screenings in Experimedia here at the Library, on Wednesday 16th June at 6:30pm you can catch the recent rockumentary, CSNY: Déjà vu. The film… Read More ›

CSNY Déjà vu and more in Arts

CSNY Déjà vu and more in Arts

June 15, 2010

Arts, Music, Popular music:

As a part of the Outside-in Cinema screenings in Experimedia here at the Library, on Wednesday 16th June at 6:30pm you can catch the recent rockumentary, CSNY: Déjà vu. The film… Read More ›

Such was life

The old tin shed

The old tin shed

January 25, 2018 22 comments

‘The Elizabeth Street blot’, ‘unsightly’, ‘deplorable’, ‘an ancient eyesore’. Few buildings in our city’s history excited as much controversy as ‘the old tin shed’.

Arts

Kooyong’s greatest hits

Kooyong’s greatest hits

February 13, 2018 0 comments

Some of Kooyong’s greatest hits weren’t from the racquets of John Newcombe or Billie Jean King but from that select group of the world’s greatest rock stars whose performances at the stadium were as incendiary as a McEnroe meltdown, as graceful as a Goolagong backhand, as rock steady as the Borg baseline game.