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Make your own 19th-century paper puppy

Make your own 19th-century paper puppy

April 17, 2020

Our stories:

Today we paws to celebrate the work of 19th-century Australian artist ST Gill, the subject of our new exhibition Australian sketchbook: Colonial life and the art of ST Gill.

Jazz Head, 2016

New Sights and Sounds in Arts

April 6, 2020

classical music, Dance, Film, jazz, Music, Musicals, opera, Popular music, Rare Books & Arts, rock:

Some great new arrivals include recent releases and acquisitions in popular, rock, musical theatre and film music, classical, jazz, chamber, ballet and opera on CD and Blu-Ray.  All CDs listed… Read More ›

Charmaine Matyson, RIP 1986-2019

Charmaine Matyson, RIP 1986-2019

December 25, 2019

Rare Books & Arts:

State Library Victoria, and specifically the History of the Book and Arts Collections here, lost a rare treasure earlier this month. On the night of Sunday 8th December 2019, volunteer… Read More ›

New Sights & Sounds : Summer highlights

New Sights & Sounds : Summer highlights

December 19, 2019

classical music, country music, Dance, Film, jazz, Music, Musicals, Popular music, Rare Books & Arts, rock:

Some great new arrivals for Summer, include recent releases and acquisitions in popular, rock and country music, musical theatre, jazz, ballet, classical and film music on CD, DVD and Blu-Ray. … Read More ›

New Sights and Sounds in Arts : Spring menu

New Sights and Sounds in Arts : Spring menu

September 5, 2019

classical music, Dance, Film, Popular music, Rare Books & Arts:

Some great new arrivals in Arts include recent releases and acquisitions in popular music, rock music, arts documentary, cabaret, country, modern dance, classical music, and film music on CD, DVD… Read More ›

Women changing the world, part one: intellectual equality

Women changing the world, part one: intellectual equality

March 4, 2019

Arts & literature, Our stories, Politics, Social life & customs:

Explore the history of the struggle for women’s equality – intellectual, political, and physical – in this three-part series.

Lyric, [2017]

New listening in Arts: holiday selections

December 20, 2018

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

Find out what’s new on the listening post in the Arts reading room. We’re featuring a holiday season selection of festive, popular, opera and film music on CD.

New listening post sounds in Arts

New listening post sounds in Arts

October 11, 2018

Film, Music, Rare Books & Arts:

There are some great new arrivals in pop, rock, film soundtracks, opera and classical featuring the following additions to the Library’s music collection, currently showcased on our wonderful new listening posts in the Arts Reading Room.

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment South Pacific, c2008, c1992

New Sights: Australian classics and much more

September 10, 2018

Film, Musicals, Performing Arts, Rare Books & Arts:

Some great new arrivals in Arts include classic Australian movies, timeless musical favourites, live rock concerts and opera hits on DVD and Blu-Ray. The Dish. (DVD) They’re a Weird Mob. (DVD)… Read More ›

Beauty spots: from facial flaws to fashion statements

Beauty spots: from facial flaws to fashion statements

September 6, 2018

Social life & customs, Such was life, Theatre:

Under the eye or the corner of the mouth? Does the position of your beauty spot mean you are a flirt, engaged or just cheeky? Stars, pigs and horses; from the eighteenth century onward, the beauty spot has an alluring past.