Lectures & Events

Day 7: Perth | Scholars Lecture Series

11 Nov 2014
  • 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.

Kenneth-Park An Evening with Kenneth W Park

Kenneth W. Park is Curator of Collections, Wesley College Melbourne and is a consultant art curator, presenter, fund-raiser, tour leader, writer and inveterate traveller, living by the motto: ‘life is a grand tour, make the most of it’. With tertiary qualifications in fine arts, museum studies, history and international relations, Kenneth lectures across Australia at universities, museums, conferences and for cultural organisations. He joined ASA in 2004 and has since led over 30 tours including England, Ireland, Europe and North America. In 2015 Kenneth leads tours to the east coast of the USA, Southern France, The Channel Islands, Prague, Dresden & Berlin, Paris and Great Libraries of England.

Pre-lecture Refreshments 6.00 – 6.45pm

Lecture | 6.00 – 8.00pm

Great Royal Collections and Palace Museums of Europe

This richly illustrated lecture examines some of Europe’s finest palace museums and great royal collections.  We will crisscross Europe from London to St Petersburg and Prague to Paris on a grand journey highlighting some of the finest palace museums including the Château de Versailles; the Belvedere, Vienna; and Peterhof, St Petersburg. Kenneth will introduce extraordinary royal collections including the Royal Collection, UK; the Hermitage, St Petersburg; the Prado, Madrid; the Louvre, Paris; and many more.

Bookings Essential

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: F1418

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

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

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