Notice of closure

As per the Premier’s announcement on Sunday 2 August, we have been directed to move to Stage 4 restrictions. 

Glen Eira Libraries are closed until health restrictions are lifted. Returns chutes will be closed. No new reservations for physical items may be placed. Due dates have been  extended until 30 September. No late fees will be charged. Find out more on our FAQs page.

 

 

 

 

The Art of Being Melbourne

This session is a crash course in Art History and Art Appreciation and reveals a history of Melbourne like no other.

Follow the development of Melbourne from 1835 to today through portraits of the city itself: from early colonial sketches and the bustling frontier scenes of the Impressionists, to the women’s art of the early war years and the shock of Albert Tucker’s visions of Melbourne in 1943.

Experimentation and nostalgia rise simultaneously in the ‘50s and ‘60s as Australia’s greatest artists paint the city. Blackman, Amor, Smart, Arkley and others consolidate the collection as the city proves itself to be the crucible of Australian Art and today’s contemporary artists continue to add dimension to Melbourne’s visage in new and exciting ways.

Thursday 8th October, 6pm-7pm

ONLINE Event

Participants will be emailed the link to the session on the day of the event.

Suitable for adults and teens ages 16 and up. Free event. Bookings essential.

By accessing the booking link you will be leaving the Glen Eira City Council’s website. Any transaction made through the TryBooking website is subject to the terms and conditions of use of that site. Glen Eira City Council accepts no responsibility for any payment or other usage made of the TryBooking site and is not liable for any loss or damage resulting from that site.

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