New books in Arts

New books in Arts

September 23, 2010

Arts, New books:

Wagner and cinema  edited by Jeongwon Joe and Sander L. Gilman John Dahl and neo-noir : examining auteurism and genre by Paul Monaco   Withnail and us : cult films and… Read More ›

Steampunk for the entire family

Steampunk for the entire family

September 22, 2010

Arts, Film:

As a part of the Outside-in Cinema screenings in Experimedia here at the Library, on Wednesday 22nd June at 6pm you can catch the classic animated film by Hayao Miyazaki,… Read More ›

The shelves are singing in Arts

The shelves are singing in Arts

September 17, 2010

Arts, Music, Musicals:

Browsing the music scores The Agnes Robertson Music Scores Room in the Arts Library is a treasure trove of printed music, from complete editions of major composers such as Bach, Mozart,… Read More ›

Find your ancestors who migrated to Victoria

September 17, 2010

Family matters, Research guides:

Our new online guide to Victorian migration records is now available. Many family historians ask the question “When did my ancestors arrive in Victoria?” This new guide is designed to… Read More ›

Speaking of the Baroque

Speaking of the Baroque

September 15, 2010

Arts:

If you’ve been watching  Waldemar Januszczak’s three-part series on the Baroque, on ABC1, you’ll no doubt be disappointed there are no more opulent episodes of OTT arty eye candy to… Read More ›

Peter Sculthorpe Double Bill: free screening.

Peter Sculthorpe Double Bill: free screening.

September 15, 2010

Arts, Music:

Two documentaries on the acclaimed Australian composer, Peter Sculthorpe, will feature in the next Music and Dance on Film series program to be held this Wednesday September 15 in Arts.   … Read More ›

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 ›

Such was life

Five splendid workers of No 8 General, c 1917,  Traill is second from the right, MS 7975

Jessie Traill: An artist at war

November 29, 2018 0 comments

During World War I Jessie Traill spent five years serving as a British Voluntary Aid Detachment. Her war experience is recorded through photographs, sketches, written accounts and letters to friends.

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Max Meldrum, the Meldrumites and Montsalvat

Max Meldrum, the Meldrumites and Montsalvat

October 31, 2018 0 comments

One of Australia’s most famous artists of the time, Max Meldrum even had followers with their own nickname, the Meldrumites. But with his vocal opinions he was not without detractors and controversy. Read about his influence on the artists that formed Montsalvat.