Lectures & Events

Day 7: Perth | Scholars Lecture Series 2015

22 Sep 2015
  • Perth

ASA in conjunction with Friends of the Art Gallery of Western Australia

This evening is part of a rich lecture series that will immerse Friends of the Art Gallery of Western Australia and Australians Studying Abroad friends and travellers in educational and enjoyable stories of architecture, arts, gardens, travel and history delivered by Australian Studying Abroad (ASA) specialists. Please help us make this evening a success and invite your friends to join you.


 Shane-CarmodyAn Evening with Shane Carmody, Tuesday 22 September 2015

Shane Carmody is a historian with a great love of Libraries and Archives. He has worked for the National Archives, the State Library of Victoria and the University of Melbourne Library. He is widely published on the history of Libraries and collections. Shane has managed major international exhibitions including The Medieval Imagination: Illuminated Manuscripts from Cambridge, Australia and New Zealand (State Library of Victoria 2008) and Love and Devotion: From Persia and Beyond (State Library of Victoria 2012). Shane holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours with a double major in History and Fine Arts from the University of Melbourne, and a Master of Arts in History and Historical Urban Geography from the University of Toronto.


Pre-lecture Refreshments 6.00 – 6.30pm


Lecture | 6.30 – 7.30pm

The Rise and Fall of the English Private Library

In this lecture Shane Carmody will explore the history of the private library in England, and the remarkable stories of the great collections accumulated and their dispersal, with examples of some great books that have made their way to Australia


Bookings Essential

Reservations
Please book online, or contact Friends of the Art Gallery of Western Australia
Tel       (08) 9492 6750
Email  friends@artgallery.wa.gov.au
Booking reference: F1509

Cost
Members $30/ Non-members $40 (inc. refreshments)

Venue
Central Institute of Technology
Lecture Theatre, Downstairs Building 1  (Entry off Museum Street)
NORTHBRIDGE, WA 6003

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