Welcomes all visitors to our varied and interesting series of Lecture and Interest Days. The Lectures are held at the Paddington RSL and the Interest Days at the Royal Sydney Golf Club unless otherwise advised. The lecturers are of a very high standard and you are welcome to walk in off the street.
A lecture fee of $25 per event applies which includes sandwiches and wine.
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Programme for 2019
Following the footsteps of Delacroix in Africa
Dr J. Cockburn PhD
In 1830 Delacroix set off for Africa which he saw as exotic. He loved the colour and understanding of light in Africa.
Dr J. Cockburn PhD
Spanish Art of the Golden Age. This is a period of fertile growth in the Arts and Sciences
Fashion and Art
Prof. Peter McNeil
Peter McNeil FAHA is a major figure in art, fashion and design history with an extensive record of publishing and public speaking.
Laura Knight: from Newlyn to Nuremburg
Bernard Allan. BA MA
From humble beginnings Laura progressed to be the first female Royal Academician since the 18th Century
Asia Pacific Contemporary Art
Associate Professor Dr Sally Butler
Sally Butler is a lecturer in Art History at the University of Queensland
Ruling from behind the Silk Screen. Empress Cixi
David has in excess of 25 years experience living and working in Asia. While living in Hong Kong he assembled a collection of Qing Dynasty textiles / costumes (1644 – 1911)
A contemporary interpretation of the life and achievements of one of the most important women in China’s Imperial history.
Royal Jewels and the American Heiress
Andrew has had a passion for jewellery since he was a small child.
In 1980 he was taken to the Princely Magnificence exhibition, at the V&A, and was so dazzled by the opulence of the display that he decided to devote his life to creating jewellery.
Jewels and the Image of Power
In these 3 lectures Andrew explores the language of the jewels boasting power lineage and authority.
Zaha Hadid – Architectural Superstar
Colin is an architect, recently Professor of Architectural Theory at London Metropolitan University.
Dame Zaha Hadid, Architectural Superstar, had to wait until the last decade of her life to get her designs approved. They were considered unbuildable but now there is a successful crop her buildings throughout the world.
Edward Seago. Landscape Perfectionist and Royal Favourite
Seago’s landscapes have a respect for the traditions of the British landscape. He was very subtle with his colour control and peaceful landscape compositions. He was great friend of Anthony’s father Rodney S Russell who was an artist.
The Power and the Glory of our Country Houses
These 3 one hour lectures will trace the development of country houses, their long term survival and the role they play today.
VENUE AND TIME OF LECTURES
Noon and 6.30pm. at Paddington RSL.
$155.00 p.a. Half price after July.
$25.00. per lecture.
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