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Watch a short video of Ruth Pullin discussing the work of colonial landscape painter, Eugene von Guérard.
Discover the riches of the Bendigo Regional Archives Centre's collection in this Family History Feast 2017 talk by Dr Michele Matthews.
Listen to a lecture by Professor Michelle P Brown on Celtic, Pictish, Anglo-Saxon and Viking visual culture in Britain and Ireland.
It’s been a year to celebrate at State Library Victoria – here are some of our highlights.
Patrick McGorry discusss the breakdown and proposed reform of the mental health system in Victoria, in this 2017 Redmond Barry Lecture.
Hear songs performed by 2016 Creative Fellows Marita Dyson and Stuart Flanagan from the Orbweavers, inspired by their research into waterways.
Hear award-winning writer, editor and anthologist Bruce Pascoe deliver the 2017 Stephen Murray-Smith Memorial Lecture.
Artist Rick Amor explains why he's gifted his vast print archive to State Library Victoria.