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  • Don Grant Memorial Lecture

    19 Aug 2015

    The 2015 lecture was given by Professor Bruce Scates, Chair of History and Australian Studies and Director of the National Centre for Australian Studies, Monash University. READ MORE.

  • Library acquires three treasures for State Collection

    14 Aug 2015

    Today marks the final day of our 2015 Annual Appeal. Thanks to many generous donations, we are thrilled to announce that we have raised more than $80,000. READ MORE.

  • Bohemian Melbourne honoured at Museum Awards

    7 Aug 2015

    Our acclaimed 2014-15 summer exhibition, Bohemian Melbourne, received a Highly Commended honour at the Museums Australia (Victoria) Awards ceremony last night. READ MORE.