Your new arts blog

Your new arts blog

June 4, 2010

Arts, Comic books, Music, Visual arts:

Welcome to the Arts blog, brought to you by the staff of the Arts Library. This is where we will be focussing on a range of material relating to the arts, both here in… Read More ›

Tim Burton at the State Library

Tim Burton at the State Library

June 4, 2010

Arts, Film, Music:

With the opening of Tim Burton the Exhibition at ACMI on June 24, you might want to do a bit of preparatory reading about this most extraordinary film director, credited… Read More ›

Victorian State Family History Conference, Mulwala NSW May 2010

Victorian State Family History Conference, Mulwala NSW May 2010

May 31, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

Two and a half days of family history by the Lake albeit a cold and rainy Mulwala! An excellent range of speakers and very well organised by the Victorian Association… Read More ›

State Library of Victoria announces new board appointments

May 26, 2010

About us, Announcements, News:

The President of the Library Board of Victoria, the Hon. John Cain, has welcomed the appointment of Bruce Akhurst, Sylvia Geddes and Dennis Goldner to the Library Board of Victoria.

Family History Feast 2010

Family History Feast 2010

May 25, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

         Family History Feast is a day of free information sessions for family history researchers at the State Library.It includes the annual Victorian Association of Family History Organisations… Read More ›

Hello world!

Hello world!

May 22, 2010

Family matters, Uncategorized:

Welcome to the Family Matters blog at the State Library of Victoria, one of several new blogs that are available through the Library’s new website. We hope that our posts… 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.