JJ Clark: Architect of the Old Treasury

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Discover the Old Treasury Building from first sketch to magnificent creation! Join Associate Professor Andrew Dodd, University of Melbourne, author of ‘JJ Clark: Architect of the Australian Renaissance’ in a discussion of the architecture of one of Melbourne’s finest buildings. Learn about John James Clark, the man behind the design, and gain an insight into […]

Manor Houses, Palaces & Castles of Belgium

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The Kingdom of Belgium boasts a magnificent array of 3000 plus castles, manor houses and palaces. This illustrated lecture will reveal some of the finest examples including: Gravensteen the “Castle of the Counts”, Royal Palace (Brussels), Château de Beloeil, Walzin Castle and many more. Experience these and many other fine regal buildings from across Belgium […]

Prophecy & Chance: Political Cartoonist in-conversation

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In association with Behind the Lines 2021: The year in political cartoons – prophecy and chance. Old Treasury Building in partnership with the Museum of Australian Democracy are pleased to bring you this very special event. Exhibition curator Holly Williams in conversation with political cartoonist of the year Glen Le Livre as they unpack the […]

LGBTQ Domestic Violence Awareness Day

Old Treasury Building 20 Spring Street, East Melbourne, VIC

The LGBTQ Domestic Violence Awareness Day is the newest day of significance on the LGBTIQ calendar, which was founded in 2020.  The day has the support of Prime Minister Scott Morrison and its Patrons are The Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO and Victoria’s Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commissioner Ro Allen. Old Treasury Building […]

The Making of Paris

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Paris remains one of the greatest travel bucket list destinations. It seems that Paris, the city of light and love has always inspired the traveller. The making (or the story) of Paris is fascinating and complex. The history of Paris begins in approximately 259 BC, with the Parisii, a Celtic tribe settled on the banks […]

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Old Treasury Building 20 Spring Street, East Melbourne, VIC

On Sunday 5 June 2022 we celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee by illuminating iconic buildings and monuments across Australia in royal purple. Old Treasury Building will be lit in purple for this event from sunrise to sunset.

Great Museums: The Uffizi, Florence

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The celebrated Uffizi Gallery is one of the world's great art museums. It is a treasure house of art expecially from the "Renaissance that period of European cultural, artistic, political and economic “rebirth” following the Middle Ages". This lecture will tell the story of Uffizi and highlight some the great art pieces from its collection. […]

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Crimea Revealed

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Crimea is very much in the news given the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. This beautifully illustrated lecture will take you to this fascinating region and unpack its rich and chequered history as well as highlighting its many attractions. This lecture is being presented using Zoom by Kenneth Park and Old Treasury Building Museum. It […]

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Pablo Picasso Profiled

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This year’s Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition presents The Picasso Century an exhibition that looks at the career of Pablo Picasso in the context of those creative connections with figures like Guillaume Apollinaire, Georges Braque, Salvador Dalí, Alberto Giacometti, Valentine Hugo, Marie Laurencin, Dora Maar, André Masson, Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti and Gertrude Stein. This lecture […]

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Gdansk Profiled

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We continue our seres of lectures exploring odd bits and pieces of Europe with a visit to Gdańsk, Poland which has long history as trading city and is famous events at the start of World War II and of course, for Soldiarity and its role in the fall of the Iron Curtain and much more... […]

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