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Collecting Conversations

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21 June 2020

Collecting is, at heart, about the preservation of both objects and ideas.

Join us for weekly instalments of our Memory Bank video series, Collecting Conversations, in which some of Victoria’s most interesting collectors discuss their love of objects – and the stories they reveal about our lives.​

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Episode 8: Our Australian art & artists collection with librarian Alex Gionfriddo and curator Linda Short.

Episode 7: Our offsite storage (BOSS) with Senior Curator Carolyn Fraser and Samantha Pitman, Collection Logistics Lead for Ballarat Off-Site Storage (BOSS) .

Episode 6: Marginalia with Principal librarian Des Cowley and Senior librarian Anna Welch.

Episode 5: Diaries with Senior Librarian Greg Gerrand and Library Sector Engagement's Bronwyn Gregory.

Episode 4: Realia with Senior Curator Carolyn Fraser and Curator Linda Short.

Episode 3: Collecting photographs with Senior Curator Carolyn Fraser and Senior Librarian Bridie Flynn.

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Watch all episodes of Collecting Conversations on our YouTube channel.