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.

New books in Arts

New books in Arts

August 19, 2010

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 ›

Family History Feast 2010 in photographs

Family History Feast 2010 in photographs

August 18, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

Monday 2 August, almost 200 genealogists, seven speakers and National Archives of Australia (Victorian Office) photographer Anna Koh capturing the day. Here are some highlights.   Philip Thiel, Immigration Discovery… Read More ›

Giselle: free ballet screening.

Giselle: free ballet screening.

August 17, 2010

Arts, Dance:

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 ›

Family History Feast 2010

August 17, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

”It was great! As always a must attend event” so said one of the 170 plus people who attended this year’s annual Feast. This was the seventh city-based event, a… Read More ›

Listening Posts in Arts: Mary Poppins, Melba and more

Listening Posts in Arts: Mary Poppins, Melba and more

August 12, 2010

Arts, Music, Musicals:

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

Arts, Photography:

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

Arts, Film, Music, Popular music:

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 ›

Such was life

Remembering the Armistice, 100 years on

Remembering the Armistice, 100 years on

November 9, 2018 0 comments

Guns on the Western Front fell silent one hundred years ago, at 11am on 11 November 1918, bringing to an end what we remember as the First World War. 

Arts

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.