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Victorian Archives Centre public opening hours

Monday to Friday: 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
(excl. public holidays)
The second and last Saturday of every month

Tag Archives: photography

VAC Gallery submissions now open

The Victorian Archives Centre Gallery is seeking images from contemporary street photographers for a new exhibition: ‘Of Kin and Kind’. They will be displayed alongside prints of Victorian historical archival images. The theme hopes to capture images of groups and communities of Victoria. We welcome creative and thoughtful interpretations of the theme; communities come in […]

From Mos to Mullets: now showing at the Victorian Archives Centre

Your hair is your own. At the same time, hair forms part of our shared experiences as diverse communities. When brought under the gaze of others, hair becomes a marker of identity, gender and culture. In archival photography, hair also functions as a kind of visual time stamp. Wondering when a photo was taken? Well, […]

Ballarat Historical Society has locals in its sights

The Ballarat Historical Society holds a significant photographic collection that includes items of regional, state and national status. Several thousand photographs and images of the city have been collected over their 75 year history. However, a 50 year gap in the collection was identified as there has not been an active programme for the collecting […]