Tag Archives: Melbourne State Theatre

A taste of magic and laughs

I waited in a queue outside Melbourne’s State Theatre for a children’s performance in a temporary structure with magical appeal. But what was that painting on the front near the entrance? Was that scantily dressed woman really appropriate for children’s eyes? Continue reading A taste of magic and laughs

A tour behind locked doors

We headed to the State Theatre on Melbourne’s St Kilda Road to take a peek at the three theatres that make up the Arts Centre. The tour included the theatre designs and the paintings chosen for each location. Continue reading A tour behind locked doors

A wander through Paradise Garden

I was ready to leave Melbourne’s State Theatre after seeing the Arthur Boyd collection, until I rounded a corner on to Sidney Nolan’s Paradise Garden. Continue reading A wander through Paradise Garden

A State Theatre treasure

One of my all time favourite Australian artists has always been Arthur Boyd. On a previous visit to Melbourne, there had been a special exhibition of his Bride Series at the Heide. Continue reading A State Theatre treasure