Last chance to see the Ashes Urn at State Library Victoria
Address: Entry 5, via La Trobe Street
Date: On display until 23 February
Time: 10am-6pm daily
Discover surprising connections between extraordinary people, events and icons from Victoria’s history in this free exhibition open 10am-6pm daily in Victoria Gallery.
Velvet, Iron, Ashes opens up a new way of seeing our history and reveals as never before how our stories intersect. Find out how the armour of infamous bushranger Ned Kelly is connected to cricket’s celebrated Ashes Urn, how fairy floss is connected to Victoria’s Latrobe Valley electricity industry, and why the granddaughter of one of our prime ministers once wore a glittering velvet cloak that symbolised the Murray–Darling irrigation scheme.
Free tours daily