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Kylie Showgirl: The Greatest Hits tour, 2005

Head dress of blue and white ostrich feathers and star-shaped Swarovski crystals with blue satin...
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Benny Castles

Benny Castles wears a two-piece suit and waistcoat with an Art Deco printed cotton...
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Untitled (spearing fish)

They did a lot of spear fishing [at Bunyarnda, or Lake Tyers in Gippsland] with the kangaroo bone...
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Untitled Field View

Rebecca Baumann’s site specific installation invites audiences to view coloured ceramic objects against a palette...

Highlights
CV News Blogs
History In Place information sessionsWednesday, 20 November 2013
History In Place is a free online toolkit to assist museums, galleries and heritage properties to connect with local schools and work with teachers & students to create short films featuring collections. We’re running free information sessions for museums and schools interested in running the … Continue reading
Linking History, an exercise in linked open dataThursday, 12 September 2013
The Linking History site has been created for use as a research tool by people wanting to upload material to the Portrait of a Nation website. It was also used by students at Mount Evelyn Primary School and Mildura Primary … Continue reading
Ash Wednesday 30 – Commemorative Story CollectionFriday, 15 February 2013
Thirty years on from the Ash Wednesday bushfires, the Victorian government is inviting people to share their memories and stories of recovery.  The stories will feature in CV’s  Land and Ecology collection, in recognition of this important part of Victoria’s … Continue reading
Other CV Blogs
Flinders Street Station
Love stories from the station – a special post from the Love Stories ProjectThursday, 21 March 2013
It’s been around for more than 100 years and more than 100,000 people pass through it each day, so we’re wondering –  is Flinders Street Station an unsung hero of Melbourne’s genealogy? Back in October  2012 we asked people to … Continue reading
The Landmark at the Heart of the CityWednesday, 20 February 2013
Looking out from under the clocks at Flinders Street Station, you see one of the busiest intersections in the city. Trams and cars roar past, sirens blare and thousands of feet patter by over the gray pavement and up the … Continue reading
Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award
The futureFriday, 16 November 2012
Michal Fargo is back in Israel with a new kiln, a new apartment and a postcard view. Continue reading
Back in IsraelFriday, 16 November 2012
Michal Fargo reflects on the Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award and her time in Australia. Continue reading