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Watch a short video of Ruth Pullin discussing the work of colonial landscape painter, Eugene von Guérard.
Hear songs performed by 2016 Creative Fellows Marita Dyson and Stuart Flanagan from the Orbweavers, inspired by their research into waterways.
Watch a fascinating panel discussion about the social history of advertising in Melbourne, with rare examples from the Library's collection.
Join Creative Fellow Sharon Huebner on a journey of connection as two Indigenous families reclaim their history from the archives.
Watch part two of this historic event in which Bessy Flowers' descendants share their stories of discovering their ancestor and each other.
See award-winning artist Angela Cavalieri at work on one of her signature text-based, large-scale artworks.