State Library Victoria

State Library Victoria

The newly developed State Library Victoria has unique event spaces, with four completely redeveloped and refurbished areas restoring historical beauty and bringing contemporary refinement. From the stunning The Ian Potter Queen’s Hall to conference centre’s and break-out spaces, the new and improved Library has it all.  See whats possible at the State Library for your event, exclusively through Showtime Event Group.

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Ian Potter Queen's Hall

The Ian Potter Queen's Hall

Closed to the public since 2003, Vision 2020 will unlock this majestic hall and open it to the public once again.

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Isabella Fraser

Isabella Fraser Room

This magnificent room boasts glorious high ceilings and large windows with beautiful natural light.

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La Trobe Reading Room

La Trobe Reading Room

The Library’s most spectacular architectural feature, the dome, makes an impressive centrepiece for a special event.

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Cowen Gallery

Cowen Gallery

This spectacular 19th-century gallery creates an atmosphere of prestige, refinement and exclusivity. Surrounded by original paintings and sculptures in a truly palatial setting.

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Redmond Barry Reading Room

Redmond Barry Reading Room

The high ceiling, curved architraves and glass roof paneling illuminate the space, highlighting the classic architectural styling no longer seen today.

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La Trobe Reading Room

Conversation Quarter

The Conversation Quarter, is designed to accommodate seminars, lectures, workshops, conferences, meetings and functions.

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Seminar Rooms

Seminar Rooms

The seminar rooms include latest audio visual technology for effective workshop and presentation delivery.

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North Rotunda

North Rotunda

This elegant gallery features are a stunning backdrop for an intimate and memorable cocktail party.

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Village Roadshow Theatrette

Village Roadshow Theatrette

Features fully integrated multimedia equipment, all with remote panel control. Lecture tablets are fitted to all seats.