Rhythm on film

Rhythm on film

August 6, 2010

Film, Music, Popular music, Rare Books & Arts:

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 ›

Family History Feast 2010 podcast now available!

August 5, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

The podcast of our annual Family History Feast held on Monday 2 August  2010 is now available on the State Library of Victoria website. There is also a vidcast of… Read More ›

Where’s Ned?

August 5, 2010

Announcements, Collection, Exhibitions, News:

Ned Kelly’s armour has been lent to Beechworth for the annual Ned Kelly Weekend and will not be on exhibition at the State Library between Tuesday 3 – Wednesday 11 August 2010.

New books in Arts

New books in Arts

August 4, 2010

Comic books, Film, Painting, Rare Books & Arts, Visual arts:

French paintings of the fifteenth through the eighteenth century byPhilip Conisbee British paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1575-1875  by Katharine Baetjer The Greek body by Ian Jenkins and Victoria… Read More ›

The Salzburg Festival – free screening.

The Salzburg Festival – free screening.

August 3, 2010

Music, Rare Books & Arts, Theatre:

The Salzburg Festival is an international festival of music and drama, held each European Summer in the Austrian town of Salzburg – birthplace of Mozart and location for the classic movie… Read More ›

The 2010 Don Grant Lecture : Professor Geoffery Blainey

August 2, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

This afternoon, attendees at the Family History Feast, had the great pleasure of hearing Professor Geoffery Blainey deliver the 2010 Don Grant lecture on the topic of Victoria in the… Read More ›

On the record: archives for family historians

August 2, 2010

Collections, Family history events, Family matters:

At every Family History Feast, a presentation is delivered about a different State Library collection. At this year’s event, Sandra Burt, Librarian in the Australian Manuscripts Collection presented On the… Read More ›

Find your ancestors in archives

August 2, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

The range of records available for family history research in state and national archives is extraordinary!  Talks from different government archives during this years Family History Feast provided a terrific… Read More ›

Embrace the mystery in your family history

August 2, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

Family history is fundamentally about the stories of your ancestors. In his talk as part of the annual Family History Feast, Philip Theil, Coordinator of the Discovery Centre at Museum… Read More ›

Vintage TV magic

Vintage TV magic

July 30, 2010

Rare Books & Arts, Television:

Elegant tuxedos, droll patter and effortless prestidigitation abound in a series of dvds from the Miracle Factory, celebrating magic in the early days of television.   Early TV Magic Among… Read More ›

Such was life

Country tennis in Victoria

Country tennis in Victoria

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The Australian Open came via courts in paddocks in rural towns and coastal getaways, built to attract tourists, inspire social events and to hold tournaments.

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Journey through the collection: Rick Amor

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