venues state library victoria

State Library Victoria

— 328 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000

The freshly renovated State Library Victoria has unique event spaces, with four completely redeveloped and refurbished areas, restoring historical beauty and bringing contemporary refinement to events within Melbourne. From the stunning Ian Potter Queen’s Hall to conference centres and break-out spaces, the Library has it all. See what’s possible at the State Library for your event, exclusively through Showtime Event Group.

Conversation Quarter

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

  • 200

  • 170

  • 250

  • 520

  • 1006

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.

  • 220

  • 120

  • 180

  • 400

  • 330

Isabella Fraser Room

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

  • 156

  • 150

  • 220

  • 200

  • 308

La Trobe Reading Room

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

  • 520

  • 1006

North Rotunda

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

  • 60

  • 70

  • 90

  • 135

Seminar Rooms

The seminar rooms include the latest audiovisual technology for effective workshop and presentation delivery.

  • 60

  • 70

  • 86

The Ian Potter Queens Hall

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

  • 290

  • 290

  • 300

  • 450

  • 955

Village Roadshow Theatrette

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

  • 200

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