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39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran, VIC 3181

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39 St Edmonds Road
Prahran, VIC 3181 Australia
(03) 9510 3393 https://www.pmi.net.au/

Upcoming Events

July 2024

Some Rambles with the Campbells

July 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Free
39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran, VIC 3181, 39 St Edmonds Road
Prahran, VIC 3181 Australia
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Some rambles with the Campbells – The life and times of Western District pastoralist politician, and Anglican vicar, Colin Campbell (1817-1903) and his family. This talk with Dr. Ian Clark will cover Colin Campbell and his wife Frances Campbell (née McWhirter) and their relationship with the Djabwurrung Aboriginal people of the Buangor district. Colin Campbell actively supported missionary efforts to improve the living conditions of Aboriginal people and when the Victorian government sought to introduce a system of local guardians…

Family History Workshops

July 24 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 31, 2024

Ticket Info:
$20 – $25
39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran, VIC 3181, 39 St Edmonds Road
Prahran, VIC 3181 Australia
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👩🏽‍👩🏽‍👦🏽‍👦🏽 Family History Workshops hosted by Wendy Eldridge from our Friends of the Library. Do you want some guided help with your family history journey? We can help. Join a friendly and supportive environment while making use of the many resources available at the PMI Victorian History Library. Our workshops will cover: 28 Feb - What you need to know what you Get Started 24 Apr - What Beginners should do 26 Jun - Special Guest - Heather Arnold 28…

Rare Book and Materials Collecting in Libraries: past, present and future.

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Gold Coin Entry
39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran, VIC 3181, 39 St Edmonds Road
Prahran, VIC 3181 Australia
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📜 Rare Book and Materials Collecting in Libraries: past, present and future. Join Ellen Coates (PMI Victorian History Library - Collections Librarian and Volunteer Coordinator), Jillian Hiscock (Royal Historical Society of Victoria - Collections Manager and Volunteer Coordinator) and Anne Holloway (Monash University - Manager of Special Collections) in a panel discussion of how libraries collect rare books, what we do with them, how we make them accessible and collecting rare materials into the future. The discussion will be facilitated…

August 2024

Melbourne’s Art Deco cinemas of the late 1930s

August 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ticket Info:
Gold Coin Entry
39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran, VIC 3181, 39 St Edmonds Road
Prahran, VIC 3181 Australia
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🍿Melbourne's Art Deco cinemas of the late 1930s As Melbourne emerged from the Depression in 1935 its citizens could again afford a night out at the pictures. The suburbs saw many new cinemas built, until it was curtailed by wartime building restrictions in 1941. Join Royce Harris of the Cinema and Theatre Historical Society (CATHS) as we explore the cinema experience of the 30s as well as take a look at the buildings themselves, which were moderne variations of the…

Family History Workshops

August 28 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 31, 2024

Ticket Info:
$20 – $25
39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran, VIC 3181, 39 St Edmonds Road
Prahran, VIC 3181 Australia
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👩🏽‍👩🏽‍👦🏽‍👦🏽 Family History Workshops hosted by Wendy Eldridge from our Friends of the Library. Do you want some guided help with your family history journey? We can help. Join a friendly and supportive environment while making use of the many resources available at the PMI Victorian History Library. Our workshops will cover: 28 Feb - What you need to know what you Get Started 24 Apr - What Beginners should do 26 Jun - Special Guest - Heather Arnold 28…

September 2024

Unsettling Legacies from Six Peaks

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ticket Info:
Gold Coin Entry
39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran, VIC 3181, 39 St Edmonds Road
Prahran, VIC 3181 Australia
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⛰️ Barry Golding's presentation delves into the question of how to help future generations confront the legacies of events surrounding mountains in our landscape. Focused on the peaks in southern Dja Dja Wurrung Country, his talk explores ideas for reconciling with these mountains and the communities residing on their slopes. This presentation serves as a preview to the upcoming book, "Six Peaks Speak: Unsettling Legacies," co-authored by Barry Golding and Clive Willman, scheduled for release in October 2024. It uncovers…

Family History Workshops

September 25 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 31, 2024

Ticket Info:
$20 – $25
39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran, VIC 3181, 39 St Edmonds Road
Prahran, VIC 3181 Australia
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👩🏽‍👩🏽‍👦🏽‍👦🏽 Family History Workshops hosted by Wendy Eldridge from our Friends of the Library. Do you want some guided help with your family history journey? We can help. Join a friendly and supportive environment while making use of the many resources available at the PMI Victorian History Library. Our workshops will cover: 28 Feb - What you need to know what you Get Started 24 Apr - What Beginners should do 26 Jun - Special Guest - Heather Arnold 28…

October 2024

Family History Workshops

October 23 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 31, 2024

Ticket Info:
$20 – $25
39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran, VIC 3181, 39 St Edmonds Road
Prahran, VIC 3181 Australia
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👩🏽‍👩🏽‍👦🏽‍👦🏽 Family History Workshops hosted by Wendy Eldridge from our Friends of the Library. Do you want some guided help with your family history journey? We can help. Join a friendly and supportive environment while making use of the many resources available at the PMI Victorian History Library. Our workshops will cover: 28 Feb - What you need to know what you Get Started 24 Apr - What Beginners should do 26 Jun - Special Guest - Heather Arnold 28…

November 2024

Life So Full of Promise

November 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ticket Info:
Gold Coin Entry
39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran, VIC 3181, 39 St Edmonds Road
Prahran, VIC 3181 Australia
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Award-winning historian and biographer of Pompey Elliott, Ross McMullin, on his new book. Ross is a renowned storyteller and an entertaining speaker. He will regale us with stories from “Life So Full of Promise”, his second lost generation multi-biography following “Farewell Dear People”, which won the Prime Minister’s Prize for Australian History. Ross’s new book again combines prodigious research and narrative flair in a collection of interwoven family stories about forgotten Australians who had radiant potential. The rich cast of…

My Grandfather’s Clock

November 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ticket Info:
Gold Coin Entry
39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran, VIC 3181, 39 St Edmonds Road
Prahran, VIC 3181 Australia
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🕰️ My Grandfather's Clock This is a joint Family History Connections and PMI Victorian History Library event. If family history, a love of research and discovery is your thing, do come along. Hear about a story of an ordinary family's journey from frontier warfare and dispossession through economic turmoil and emigration to modest prosperity. At each step, we are led to reflect on the puzzles of personal identity and the mystery of time. Based on a lifetime of creative scholarship,…

The Dominatrix Next Door

November 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ticket Info:
Gold Coin Entry
39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran, VIC 3181, 39 St Edmonds Road
Prahran, VIC 3181 Australia
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🎭 The Dominatrix Next Door - Mother by day, Dominatrix by night. When a cash-strapped single mother of two in suburban Melbourne has a fun idea to start a side hustle running workshops for hens’ parties, she has no idea it will lead her on a surreal adventure (or twenty) through the debaucherous underground world of kink clubs and swingers’ parties. Nor does she know that it will bring her out on the other end as one of Australia’s most…

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