07 August 2020
Collective Isolation Project, week 16: Furry companions
Our devoted pets have always been there for us 24/7 – share your pet pictures and tell us how has your relationship with your pet(s) has changed during lockdown.
06 August 2020
Research essentials for secondary students
Join us for an ongoing series of video tutorials teaching practical research skills to students in Years 7 to 10.
05 August 2020
The dome balconies
Join Kate Torney for an insight into the narrow, book-laden balconies that perch on the perimeter walls of the majestic domed La Trobe Reading Room.
03 August 2020
Power dressing: the story behind Jessie Brookes' 1934 outfit
Hear 'Velvet, Iron, Ashes' curator Carolyn Fraser tell the story behind this remarkable costume and its statement headpiece.
31 July 2020
Collective Isolation Project, week 15: Lockdown content
Whether your preferred content amplifies the outside world or diverts you from it, we'd love to hear about what you're reading, listening to and watching.
29 July 2020
Join Kate Torney as she ascends beyond the 'Keep out' signs to an area rarely visited – high on the roof.
27 July 2020
The critical connection between Ned Kelly, The Ashes & Janet Lady Clarke
Lead curator Carolyn Fraser shows how one influential woman, Janet Lady Clarke, is the critical thread that connects Ned Kelly's armour and cricket's contested Ashes.
27 July 2020
Behind the scenes of the magnificent The Ian Potter Queen’s Hall
Come on a virtual tour of the The Ian Potter Queen's Hall to see it from the unique perspective of Ruth Wilson and Simon Farr of Architectus, who led its recent redevelopment.
24 July 2020
Collective Isolation Project, week 14: Cover up
Place a physical barrier between yourself and COVID-19 and send us a face mask selfie.
23 July 2020
The ribbon of words
Join Kate Torney in the dome, as we turn our gaze upwards to draw inspiration from 'the ribbon of words' that frames this iconic space.
20 July 2020
Freddo Frogs, Cherry Ripes & an averted plane disaster
Watch a short film of Carolyn Fraser talking about the connection between Melbourne confectionery king Macpherson Robertson and a Dutch plane lost over Albury in 1934.