See how the Library's dome was transformed into an illuminated 360-degree artwork for White Night 2015.
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Spot Alice and the Mad Hatter gracing the Library's facade during our White Night Melbourne 2015 illuminations.
French graphic design artists Antoine + Manuel introduce their White Night 2015 projection Eat me, featuring music by Sui Zhen.
Inspired by our latest exhibition Bohemian Melbourne, we took to the streets of Melbourne's CBD to ask what ‘bohemian’ really means.
Watch contestant Brendan Reed Dennis perform his winning poem, 'Peter Piper', in the Victorian final of the 2014 Poetry Slam.
Watch as models dressed in printed crinolines inspired by our historic Press Dress parade through the Library.
Untangle the web with technology expert Aleks Krotoski.
Get a taste for Victoria’s rich food scene with restaurant critic and food writer Rita Erlich.
Explore the Library’s diverse range of vinyl records, posters, comics and other weird pop culture items.