Creative Australia and the Ballets Russes

Curators from the Performing Arts Collection and Public Art Collection discuss insights into the creative legacy left by the Ballets Russes. This footage was taken during Dr Steven Tonkin’s public lecture for the exhibition ‘Creative Australia and the Ballets Russes’. This exhibition went on tour around regional Victoria after its initial display in Gallery 1 at the Arts Centre. For those of you that missed the exhibition, here’s a short reprise.

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Performing Arts Collection

Arts Centre Melbourne's Performing Arts Collection is the national leader among specialist performing arts collections in Australia. Established in 1975, it is formally recognised as a State collection and encompasses the history of circus, dance, music, opera and theatre. The Collection features over 640,000 items including costumes, designs, photographs, set models, puppets, props, posters, programs and archives.

2 thoughts on “Creative Australia and the Ballets Russes

  1. I love the new blog, Flickr and Twitter pages – fantastic work guys. It is great to see the collection being exposed more!

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