Author in-conversation: Robert La Nauze

  • Date recorded: 24 Aug 2017

  • Duration: 33:22

2017 at State Library Victoria

  • Date recorded: 19 Dec 2017

  • Duration: 00:36

Professor Patrick McGorry AO on Victoria's mental breakdown

  • Date recorded: 29 Nov 2017

  • Duration: 51:19

Bruce Pascoe on Aboriginal culture and history

  • Date recorded: 14 Nov 2017

  • Duration: 41:05

2017 Australian Poetry Slam: Victorian winner & runner-up

  • Date recorded: 22 Sep 2017

  • Duration: 04:34

Noel Pearson on hunting the radical centre

  • Date recorded: 20 Oct 2016

  • Duration: 39:06

Allan Myers AC QC on Victorian optimism

  • Date recorded: 22 Aug 2016

  • Duration: 41:12

'The burial of Burke' infrared

Examination with an infrared light source can reveal the fascinating back story to how a painting is produced, uncovering preliminary sketches, alterations and hidden details not evident in the finished artwork.

'Bushrangers' working sketches

William Strutt's large-scale historic paintings were based on a succession of sketches, which became the building blocks for the final artwork.

Touch or hover over the picture below to see the meticulous sketches that formed the foundation for his masterpiece, Bushrangers. You can also hide the finished artwork, to view the series of composite images in full.

Sasha Grishin on ST Gill: The artist as social commentator

  • Date recorded: 10 Aug 2015

  • Duration: 53:01