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BEJEWELLED TREASURES OWNED BY THE DISCERNINGLY WEALTHY with Adrian Dickens
Wednesday 22 May 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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PHILIP THE UNKNOWN: Ancestors and Family of the Duke of Edinburgh through their portraits and photographs with Eugene Barilo von Reisberg
Tuesday 21 May 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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BRITISH THEATRE PORTRAITS IN PORCELAIN: Henry Woodward and friends with Matthew Martin
Friday 17 May 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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PRE-RAPHAELITISM AND AUSTRALIA with Alison Inglis
Wednesday 15 May 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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FROM MORRIS TO MACKINTOSH with Robert Reason
Tuesday 14 May 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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THE FIRST CAMBRIDGES with Eugene Barilo von Reisberg
Tuesday 7 May 2019, 10:20 AM - 11:30 AM
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CURIOUSER AND CURIOUSER | The Wunderkammer old and new with Sophia Errey
Wednesday 1 May 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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PERCEIVING PRINT ROOMS: Commerce, Play & Display with Louise Voll Box
Tuesday 30 Apr 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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FABRICATING THE WORLD | COPTIC TEXTILES AND FLATWEAVES OF THE EAST with Susan Scollay
Wednesday 17 Apr 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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FABRICATING THE WORLD | MARY SPINS THE SCARLET AND PURPLE: Textiles in Biblical Texts and Greek Mythology with Natasha Amendola
Wednesday 10 Apr 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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THE WORLD AS A BOOK | Great Libraries and the Grand Tour with Shane Carmody
Tuesday 9 Apr 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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FABRICATING THE WORLD | ANCIENT TEXTILES AND THE EVOLUTION OF TECHNIQUE with Susan Scollay
Wednesday 3 Apr 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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JACKIE, JEWELS & GIN
Wednesday 27 Mar 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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MELBOURNE STORIES | ‘DRESSES IN THE LOUNGE ROOM, PINS ALL OVER THE FLOOR’: Home based, self-employed dressmakers in mid-20th century Australian society with Jenny-Lynn Potter
Tuesday 26 Mar 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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VAMFF ARTS PROGRAM 2019 | PLATE TO POCHOIR | Illustrating Fashion with Danielle Whitfield
Thursday 7 Mar 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The graces in a high wind by James Gillray
VAMFF ARTS PROGRAM 2019 | GETTING DRESSED WITH JANE AUSTEN with Lise Rodgers
Wednesday 6 Mar 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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VAMFF ARTS PROGRAM 2019 | AKIRA ISOGAWA | Unfolding A Life In Fashion with Roger Leong
Wednesday 6 Mar 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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VAMFF ARTS PROGRAM 2019 | PRETTY GENTLEMEN | Macaroni Men & The 18th Century Fashion World with Peter McNeil
Tuesday 5 Mar 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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VAMFF ARTS PROGRAM 2019 | LINKS & LINEAGES | The Krystyna Campbell-Pretty Fashion Gift with Paola Di Trocchio
Monday 4 Mar 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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MYTHS & MISTLETOE with Ian George
Saturday 8 Dec 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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ON FRENCH HOUSE CHIC with Jane Webster
Thursday 8 Nov 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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“A MOST PATIENT PERSUASION” with Lise Rodgers
Thursday 25 Oct 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
THREE QUEENS
THE JEWELS OF THREE QUEENS & THREE PRINCESSES with Adrian Dickens
Tuesday 23 Oct 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The Cottage - Mulgoa-47
GARDENS ON THE EDGE: A journey through Australian landscapes with Christine Reid
Wednesday 17 Oct 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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THE OTHER PAINTINGS OF ROBERT PEAKE THE ELDER with Ian George
Thursday 4 Oct 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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MELBOURNE STORIES | BUSHRANGERS, BOTANY, ART AND BOOKS: The Grimwade Collection at Melbourne University with Alisa Bunbury
Tuesday 18 Sep 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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MELBOURNE STORIES | A SOCIETY OF FRIENDS with Sophia Errey
Wednesday 12 Sep 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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THE DIVERSITY OF GENIUS with Ian George
Thursday 6 Sep 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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MELBOURNE STORIES | BOUND FOR AUSTRALIA: Anne Trotter's Needlework Specimen Book, 1840 with Laura Jocic
Tuesday 4 Sep 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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JANE AUSTEN’S LAST WORDS: Persuasion and Sanditon with John Wiltshire
Thursday 30 Aug 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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MIXING METAPHORS | The ‘Coronation’ Robe of Roger II of Sicily (r. 1130–1154) with Susan Scollay
Wednesday 29 Aug 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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'ONE UMBRELLA OF CLOTH OF GOLD - BOUGHT SECOND HAND' | Representing Venice at home & abroad on a budget with Catherine Kovesi
Wednesday 22 Aug 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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ROYAL DAUGHTERS: Immortalised in Paint 4 | OTMA: The Four Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra with Eugene Barilo Von Reisberg
Tuesday 21 Aug 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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THE ROBE OF HONOUR | East and West with Susan Scollay
Wednesday 15 Aug 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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PERFECTLY PORTRAYED: Pastel painting and miniature portraits with Kathleen Kiernan
Tuesday 14 Aug 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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"EMILY BRONTE - a child of the moors" with Lise Rodgers
Thursday 9 Aug 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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ROYAL DAUGHTERS: Immortalised in Paint 3 | THE FIVE DAUGHTERS OF QUEEN VICTORIA with Eugene Barilo Von Reisberg
Tuesday 7 Aug 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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ROYAL DAUGHTERS: Immortalised in Paint 2 | THE EIGHT DAUGHTERS OF LOUIS XV AND QUEEN MARIE with Eugene Barilo Von Reisberg
Tuesday 7 Aug 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Louise Saxton Wall Garden work In Progress 2016
WORKSHOP | TRANSFORM YOUR OLD DOILIES | Recycle, Re-use and Re-create! with Louise Saxton
Thursday 2 Aug 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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STUDY DAY 2018 | PRIVATE COLLECTIONS : The Value of Art & Ephemera
Saturday 21 Jul 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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CLIFTON PUGH AT DUNMOOCHIN: A romance with the Primordial and Edenic with Debbie Robinson
Tuesday 10 Jul 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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JANE AUSTEN & CATHARINE MACAULEY | A story of disinheritance, where the Austens get the goods with Karen Green
Thursday 14 Jun 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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THE TIGER AND THE LION: Looted objects in British collections from the court of Tipu Sultan of Mysore (d. 1799) with Kate Brittlebank
Wednesday 16 May 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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A JEWEL IN THE CROWN | The Indian influence on early 20th century jewellery with Adrian Dickens
Tuesday 15 May 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
John Wiltshire The Great Houses Jane Austen Never Lived In
‘THE GREAT HOUSES JANE AUSTEN NEVER LIVED IN’ with John Wiltshire
Thursday 10 May 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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JANE AUSTEN AND SHAKESPEARE: Two heads are better than one with John Wiltshire
5 Sep 2018 - 10 May 2018
Eugene Barilo von Reisberg Series Royal Daughters
ROYAL DAUGHTERS: Immortalised in Paint 1 | THE SIX DAUGHTERS OF GEORGE III AND QUEEN CHARLOTTE with Eugene Barilo Von Reisberg
Tuesday 8 May 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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THE EAST INDIA COMPANY & INDIAN INDEPENDENCE with Helen Webberley
Thursday 3 May 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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PAINTING VIRTUE 1 | FRAGILE & INNOCENT | Images of virtuous femininity with Sylvia Sagona
Tuesday 1 May 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
JONATHAN RICHARDSON
JONATHAN RICHARDSON: the necessity of an education in aesthetics for every gentleman with Kathleen Kiernan
Wednesday 18 Apr 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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PAINTING VIRTUE 2 | THE VIRTUOUS CITIZEN | From Robespierre to Bonaparte with Sylvia Sagona
Tuesday 17 Apr 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The Art of India Study Series Imagining India
IMAGINING INDIA: Queen Victoria's Durbar Room at Osborne House, Isle of Wight with Susan Scollay
Wednesday 11 Apr 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sylvia Sagona Study Series Painting Virtue
PAINTING VIRTUE 3 | Hearth & Home with Sylvia Sagona
Tuesday 10 Apr 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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SILKS AT THE SERAGLIO | How Süleyman I (r. 1520–1566) created ‘magnificence’ at the Ottoman court with Susan Scollay
Wednesday 4 Apr 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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TUDOR TEXTILES: from Henry VIII (r. 1509–1547) to Elizabeth I (r. 1558–1603) with Susan Scollay
Wednesday 28 Mar 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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CLOTHING & CLOUT | The meaning and role of textiles in Renaissance Venice with Catherine Kovesi
Wednesday 21 Mar 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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DRESSING DEMPSEY’S PEOPLE | Fashion from the street with Hilary Davidson
Thursday 15 Mar 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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CLOTHED IN THE EXOTIC | India’s Influence on European Fashion with Sophia Errey
Wednesday 14 Mar 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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TRADING THE WORD | Gutenberg Bibles and English Libraries with Shane Carmody
Tuesday 13 Mar 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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DRESSED FOR SUCCESS with Lise Rodgers
Thursday 8 Mar 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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A SMART NEW LIFE | Emigration, dress and Australian colonial society, 1820s-1860s with Laura Jocic
Tuesday 6 Mar 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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REIGNING MEN | A world in men’s fashion with Peter McNeil
Tuesday 20 Feb 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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THE GREAT DIXTER COOKBOOK | Recipes from an English Garden with Aaron Bertelsen
Tuesday 13 Feb 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Kitchen gardener and cook in residence Aaron Bertelsen at Great Dixter
THE GREAT DIXTER COOKBOOK | Recipes from an English Garden with Aaron Bertelsen
Tuesday 13 Feb 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Queen Victoria (age 23), portrait by Franz Winterhalter, 1842.
EXCLUSIVE MASTERCLASS | QUEEN VICTORIA & PRINCE ALBERT | Patrons of the arts and art collectors with Oliver Everett
Wednesday 1 Nov 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
King George IV - portrait in 1821 (age 59) on the occasion of his Coronation, by Sir Thomas Lawrence
EXCLUSIVE MASTERCLASS | KING GEORGE IV: The greatest royal collector of art with Oliver Everett
Tuesday 31 Oct 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
King George III - portrait in 1761 (age 23) painted on the occasion of his Coronation by the Scottish artist Sir Allan Ramsay.
EXCLUSIVE MASTERCLASS | THE ROYAL COLLECTORS: KING GEORGE III | ‘The most cultured monarch’, art collector, friend of America and family man with Oliver Everett
Thursday 26 Oct 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Buckingham Palace
EXCLUSIVE MASTERCLASS | THE ROYAL COLLECTORS: BUCKINGHAM PALACE | Its history, occupants and contents with Oliver Everett
Tuesday 24 Oct 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Portrait of Queen Victoria (1819-1901), 1843
PORTRAITURE AS CONTACT: Official Representations of British Monarchy Abroad with Eugene Barilo von Reisberg
Wednesday 18 Oct 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The Royal Family in 1846 Franz Xaver Winterhalter
WINTERHALTER'S THE ROYAL FAMILY, 1846 with Eugene Barilo von Reisberg
Wednesday 11 Oct 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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BY POPULAR DEMAND | QUEEN VICTORIA'S MAHARAJAH: Indian Presence at Queen Victoria's Court with Eugene Barilo von Reisberg
Wednesday 4 Oct 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Self-Portrait of Mary Beale with Her Husband and Son
PIONEERS OF PORTRAITURE: Propriety and Prosperity in Mary Beale’s Portrait Practice with Lisa Mansfield
Tuesday 19 Sep 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Dulcie Deamer in leopard skin costume (worn to the Artists Ball)
LEOPARDS & OTHER WILD CREATURES | Fancy dressing with Margot Riley
Thursday 14 Sep 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Alison Cole
EXQUISITE CREATURES | Raised threads and mythical beasts with Alison Cole
Wednesday 13 Sep 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Cartier advertisement, circa 1950 Jean Larivière
ANIMAL MENAGERIE | Animals in Jewellery with Adrian Dickens
Wednesday 6 Sep 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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MELBOURNE STORIES | PICTURING MELBOURNE: The new Golden Age of illustrating Melbourne with Melinda Clarke, Deborah Young and Lewis Brownlie
Tuesday 5 Sep 2017, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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PAWS & PORTRAITS | Animals in Art with Katherine Kovacic
Wednesday 30 Aug 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Bertrand Van Ruymbeke Toussaint
EXCLUSIVE MASTERCLASS | THE FRENCH REFLECT ON THE NEW WORLD: Prize-winning contests and the Americas in French Académies in the 18th century with Bertrand Van Ruymbeke
Tuesday 29 Aug 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
A distinguished member of the Humane Society
STRAY | On the Kindness of Animals with Barbara Creed
Wednesday 16 Aug 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Edward Hicks The Peaceable Kingdom 1826
THE LION, THE LAMB AND THE WHATCHAMACALLIT with Sophia Errey
Wednesday 2 Aug 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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RECONSTRUCTING JANE AUSTEN’S SILK PELISSE with Hilary Davidson
Wednesday 26 Jul 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES | The Jewels of a modern day Princess with Adrian Dickens
Tuesday 25 Jul 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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JANE AUSTEN (1775-1817) | The Last Letters with Lise Rodgers
Tuesday 18 Jul 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Jacopo TINTORETTO Doge Pietro Loredano
WEARING SKINS | Fashion & the animal kingdom with Paola Di Trocchio
Thursday 13 Jul 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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ANIMALS IN EARLY MODERN LANDSCAPE DESIGN with Luke Morgan
Tuesday 11 Jul 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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RE-WRITING PERSUASION with John Wiltshire
Thursday 29 Jun 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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THE GREATNESS OF PERSUASION with John Wiltshire
Thursday 22 Jun 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The Library at Anglesey Abbey
“MORE ENGLISH THAN THE ENGLISH” | 3 Treasure House Libraries: Waddesdon Manor, Anglesey Abbey & Wormsley House with Shane Carmody
Tuesday 20 Jun 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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A PRINCESS FOR SCOTLAND: Marie Duchess of Hamilton with Eugene Barilo von Reisberg
Tuesday 30 May 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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HOW MUCH COLOUR IS THERE IN YOUR LIFE? with Ian George
Thursday 25 May 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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COLOURING THE CARIBBEAN| representing a new world with Trevor Burnard
Tuesday 23 May 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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MELBOURNE STORIES | DRESSING FOR THE CAMERA: photography and the colonial portrait with Laura Jocic
Wednesday 17 May 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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THE BASTARDS | Princesse de Chimay, Comte Walewski, Comte de Leon ... and assorted others with Eugene Barilo Von Reisberg
Tuesday 16 May 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Canaletto The Bucintoro at the Molo is for the Ca Rezzonico
GREAT COLLECTIONS OF VENICE & ROME | 3: THE CA REZZONICO COLLECTION IN VENICE | The last glory days of the Serenissima with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 11 May 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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NAPOLEON'S CHILDREN PART II | THE LEGITIMATE - The King of Rome (and Empress Marie-Louise Napoleon's little-known second wife) with Eugene Barilo Von Reisberg
Tuesday 9 May 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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GREAT COLLECTIONS OF VENICE & ROME | 2: THE BORGHESE COLLECTION, ROME "An Elysium of Delight" with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 4 May 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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HAUTE COUTURE HOUSES with Paola Di Trocchio
Wednesday 3 May 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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NAPOLEON'S CHILDREN PART I | THE ADOPTED - Eugene, Duke of Leuchtenberg; Hortense, Queen of Holland; and Stephanie, Grand Duchess of Baden with Eugene Barilo Von Reisberg
Tuesday 2 May 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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“MY EMMA” with Lise Rodgers
Thursday 27 Apr 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Johan Zoffany The Tribuna of the Uffizi 1772
GREAT COLLECTIONS OF VENICE & ROME | 1: THE ENGLISH OF THE 18th CENTURY GRAND TOUR: The politics of display with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 27 Apr 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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ELIZABETH TAYLOR’S GREATEST LOVE AFFAIR with jewels with Adrian Dickens
Wednesday 19 Apr 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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WHY DO WE COLLECT? with Padraic Fisher
Tuesday 11 Apr 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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SHERLOCK HOLMES | A collection or an obsession? with John Byrne
Thursday 6 Apr 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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AT TABLE with Sophia Errey
Tuesday 4 Apr 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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BY POPULAR DEMAND | PAINSHILL PARK with Ian George
Thursday 30 Mar 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Lunette of Villa di Castello (as it appeared in 1599)
NATURE AS MODEL | The Italian Renaissance Garden with Luke Morgan
Tuesday 28 Mar 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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BLENHEIM & PETWORTH with Ian George
Thursday 23 Mar 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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DRESS IN THE AGE OF JANE AUSTEN with Hilary Davidson
Wednesday 22 Mar 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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EXCLUSIVE MASTERCLASS | UNLOCKING INTERNATIONAL TREASURES | Furniture in the National Trust of England Houses with Wolf Burchard
Tuesday 21 Mar 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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WILLIAM MORRIS & the interiors of Adelaide’s most fashionable houses 1880-1929 with Rebecca Evans
Tuesday 21 Mar 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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REPRO RETRO | Channelling 40s, 50s and 60s styles with Lesley Sharon Rosenthal
Thursday 9 Mar 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Victor and Rolfe
POSTPONED | HAUTE COUTURE HOUSES with Paola Di Trocchio
Tuesday 7 Mar 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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HOW DOES A CHARACTER IN FICTION, BECOME A FASHION ICON? with Lise Rodgers
Thursday 2 Mar 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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EMPEROR NERO AND THE OTHER FIRE | Five glass collectors and collections of renown with Geoffrey Edwards
Tuesday 28 Feb 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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MELBOURNE STORIES | STORIES BEHIND MELBOURNE’S GHOSTSIGNS with Nick Gadd
Tuesday 20 Sep 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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DREAM PLACES | DREAMS OF DESTINY: The Progeny of Bess of Hardwick with Dorothy Morgan
Wednesday 14 Sep 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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ORIENTALISM | Fantasies of conquest and sensuality in 19th century French art with Sylvia Sagona
Tuesday 13 Sep 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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‘NOBLE PROSPECTS IN THE NORTH’ with Richard Heathcote
Wednesday 7 Sep 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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DREAM PLACES | DREAM LIBRARIES | My own & those I have visited with John Byrne
Thursday 1 Sep 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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DREAM PLACES | DREAMS OF RED SHOES: Magic and Escape with Hilary Davidson
Wednesday 31 Aug 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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GIANT, ANCIENT & HISTORIC TREES with Geoffrey Edwards
Tuesday 30 Aug 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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PAINSHILL PARK with Ian George
Thursday 25 Aug 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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DREAM PLACES | CHINOISERIE: A Dream of Cathay with Sophie Errey
Wednesday 24 Aug 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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JACQUELINE BOUVIER KENNEDY ONASSIS ... the jewels of Camelot with Adrian Dickens
Tuesday 23 Aug 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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BLENHEIM & PETWORTH with Ian George
Thursday 18 Aug 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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DREAM PLACES | THE HOUSE MUSEUM: Where House & Art Museum Converge with Georgina Walker
Wednesday 17 Aug 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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DREAM PLACES | DREAMING OF THE DEPARTED: Australian mourning portraits with Margot Riley
Tuesday 16 Aug 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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DREAM PLACES | DREAMING OF THE BELOVED: Heloise in literature from the 18th century to the present with Constant J. Mews and readings by Maryna Mews
Wednesday 3 Aug 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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MELBOURNE STORIES | CHAPEL STREET’S RISE AND FALL as High Fashion Street of Dreams with Lesley Sharon Rosenthal
Thursday 28 Jul 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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DREAM PLACES | DECODING THE 'CONUNDRUM CASTLE': A Twenty-First Century Reading of Walter Scott's house at Abbotsford with Suzanne Fraser
Wednesday 27 Jul 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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THE POSSESSIONS OF THE DUKE & DUCHESS OF WINDSOR | Art or Obsession with Adrian Dickens
Thursday 14 Jul 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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DREAM ON: Jung & Freud with Sophie Errey
Wednesday 13 Jul 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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POSTPONED | A PRINCESS FOR SCOTLAND: MARIE DUCHESS OF HAMILTON with Eugene Barilo von Reisberg
Tuesday 28 Jun 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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BY YON BONNIE BRAE | SCOTTISH MIGRATION AND THE WOOL INDUSTRY IN COLONIAL AUSTRALIA with Rebecca Evans
Thursday 23 Jun 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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SAVAGE NATIONALISM | Tartan from William Wallace to Alexander McQueen with Dorothy Morgan
Wednesday 22 Jun 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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PUBLIC FIGURES PRIVATE COLLECTORS | THE MACLEAY FAMILY AS COLLECTORS OF NATURAL HISTORY DRAWINGS with Anne Harbers
Tuesday 21 Jun 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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QUEEN VICTORIA'S SCOTTISH IDYLL with Eugene Barilo von Reisberg
Wednesday 15 Jun 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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ROMANCE AT COURT with John Wiltshire
Thursday 9 Jun 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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PRIDE OF SCOTLAND | A Story of Scotland's unique silver and silversmithing with Ben Staunton
Tuesday 7 Jun 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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FANNY BURNEY AT COURT: NEW REVELATIONS | FANNY BURNEY AND 'MAD KING GEORGE' with John Wiltshire
Thursday 2 Jun 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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IDENTITY AND ROMANCE: The Celtic Revival in Jewellery and Objects with Sophia Errey
Wednesday 1 Jun 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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TANGIBLE MEMORIES with Patricia Tryon Macdonald
Wednesday 25 May 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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PRAHRAN MARKET | A JOURNEY FROM TEMPORARY OUTDOOR MARKET TO CHEF'S PARADISE with Lesley Sharon Rosenthal
Wednesday 18 May 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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ALLAN RAMSAY AND THE NATURAL PORTRAIT with Georgina Cole
Wednesday 11 May 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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FRANZ XAVER WINTERHALTER : At Their Majesty's Service with Eugene Barilo von Reisberg
Tuesday 10 May 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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SCOTTY IN GUMNUT LAND | Australian Expressions of Scots with Margot Riley
Wednesday 4 May 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Masterclass
EXCLUSIVE MASTERCLASS | FROM OLD TO NEW LUXURY | From Hollywood stars to the late Queen Mother and everything in between with Peter McNeil and Giorgio Riello
Tuesday 3 May 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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DREAM PLACES | THOMAS BLAIKIE: The Scottish landscape gardener of Malmaison, Parc Monceau and the Bagatelle with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 28 Apr 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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MELBOURNE STORIES | COLONIAL STYLE AND FASHIONABLE MELBOURNE with Laura Jocic
Wednesday 27 Apr 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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BY YON BONNIE BRAE | THE LEGEND OF FINGAL | The great 18th century Gaelic literary hoax with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 21 Apr 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
JOHN-BRYRNE
A JOURNEY TO THE WESTERN ISLANDS OF SCOTLAND with John Byrne
Tuesday 19 Apr 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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BY YON BONNIE BRAE | THE EMPRESS EUGENIE | A Kirkpatrick on the throne of France with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 14 Apr 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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THE SECOND SCOTTISH KING OF ENGLAND with Ian George
Wednesday 13 Apr 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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'A MOST LUXURIOUS STATE': Men and Music in Jane Austen's Novels with Gillian Dooley
Tuesday 12 Apr 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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'CRUEL IS THE SNOW THAT SWEEPS GLENCOE': Glencoe as an emotional landscape with Gordon Raeburn
Thursday 7 Apr 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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THE ARCHITECTURAL LEGACY OF THE SCOTS IN THE WESTERN DISTRICT with Harriet Edquist
Wednesday 6 Apr 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
First-Scottish-King
THE FIRST SCOTTISH KING OF ENGLAND with Ian George
Wednesday 30 Mar 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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REVISITING THE ADAM STYLE: Design, Enlightenment and 18th century Scotland with Suzanne Fraser
Wednesday 23 Mar 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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MR JOHNSTON(E)'S ALVA with Richard Aitken
Wednesday 16 Mar 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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A NEW DRESS FOR EMMA with Lise Rodgers
Thursday 18 Feb 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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RECALLING THE GLAMOUR with Lesley Sharon Rosenthal
Thursday 18 Feb 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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THE HUNT & THE CHASE: Field sports in Victorian, Edwardian and modern England with John Byrne
Tuesday 20 Oct 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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JANE AUSTEN'S CHRISTMAS with Lise Rodgers
Friday 16 Oct 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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FLOWERS, FEATHERS, FASHION with Dorothy Morgan
Wednesday 14 Oct 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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DEAR FEO | LIEBER ERNST: Victoria and Albert's forgotten siblings with Eugene von Barilo Reisberg
Tuesday 13 Oct 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Francois Boucher Portrait of Madame de Pompadour
REVEALING AND CONCEALING in the Rococo interior with Georgina Cole
Wednesday 7 Oct 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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RE-READING EMMA with John Wiltshire
Thursday 1 Oct 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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FLIGHTS OF FOOD FANTASY | From First Fleet to Federation with Jacqui Newling
Wednesday 30 Sep 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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MELBOURNE STORIES | CHARACTERS OF MELBOURNE with Stephen Banham
Tuesday 29 Sep 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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EMMA: 'A heroine whom no-one will like' with John Wiltshire
Thursday 24 Sep 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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FINE FEATHERS MAY MAKE FINE BIRDS, but do they make fine ladies? with Margot Riley
Wednesday 23 Sep 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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COLONIAL FASHION | Wearing identity with Rebecca Evans
Wednesday 16 Sep 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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MELBOURNE STORIES | SELLING THE DREAM IN COLONIAL MELBOURNE with Edwin Barnard
Tuesday 15 Sep 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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BY POPULAR DEMAND | GETTING DRESSED WITH JANE AUSTEN with Lise Rodgers
Thursday 3 Sep 2015, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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NOTABLE CONNOISSEUR'S MUSEUMS | European and American Parallels to The Johnston Collection with William Johnston
Wednesday 2 Sep 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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FASHION IN THE DIGITAL AGE | Why this is the most important time in fashion history with Phoebe Montague
Wednesday 26 Aug 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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NAPOLEON'S NEMESIS OR ROMANTIC HEROINE? | The amazing exploits of Germaine de Stael with Sylvia Sagona
Tuesday 18 Aug 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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OF CLOSETS AND DRAWING ROOMS | Spaces, Occasions and Dress with Sophia Errey
Wednesday 12 Aug 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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THE QUEEN'S PRIVATE DIAMOND COLLECTION with Adrian Dickens
Thursday 6 Aug 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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A TRIBUTE TO MODERN FASHION ARTISANS with Karen Webster
Wednesday 29 Jul 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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A PORCELAIN CASEBOOK: It's all there in Blue and White with Stephen Bowers
Wednesday 22 Jul 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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'TOO TRUE, TOO PERFECT': Fashion, flowers and botanical knowledge with Peter McNeil
Wednesday 15 Jul 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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REMEMBERING GEORGES with Annette Cooper
Wednesday 17 Jun 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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GETTING DRESSED WITH JANE AUSTEN with Lise Rodgers
Thursday 11 Jun 2015, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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THE FORTUNES OF THE ENIGMATIC MR DARCY with John Wiltshire
Thursday 4 Jun 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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CHOCOLATE, WOMEN & EMPIRE | A Social History of Chocolate with Emma Robertson
Thursday 28 May 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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DISCOVERING AUSTRALIAN FLORA | The Audience For Botanical illustrations with Jenifer Jones O'Neill
Tuesday 26 May 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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ROAD SKATES AND A HISTORY OF THE WORLD with Valerie Krips
Wednesday 20 May 2015, 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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MELBOURNE STORIES | 'Whelan The Wrecker Was Here" with Robyn Annear
Thursday 14 May 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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FANNY BURNEY | Her family, her fame, her fortitude with John Byrne
Tuesday 12 May 2015, 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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COURTESANS & CONSPICUOUS CONSUMPTION with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 7 May 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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THE ENCHANTED GARDEN In Renaissance England with Luke Morgan
Tuesday 5 May 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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"NOT TO MODERN TASTE" | The Pleasures and Problems of Defining Decoration with Sophia Errey
Wednesday 29 Apr 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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DISCOVERING THE SEASIDE with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 23 Apr 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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THE BEAST IN THE BOUDOIR with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 16 Apr 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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THE SPIRTUALITY OF MODERN ART with Ian George
Wednesday 8 Apr 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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IN THE WRITER'S HOUSE MUSEUM | Victor Hugo's Hauteville House with Bertrand Bourgois
Thursday 26 Mar 2015, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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1980s FASHION | From the Street to the Museum with Peter McNeil
Tuesday 24 Feb 2015, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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FASHION IN LITERATURE - OUT LOUD | 3 ladies of style: 3 authors, 3 eras, 3 continents with Lise Rodgers
Thursday 19 Feb 2015, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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THE HUGUENOT ARTISTIC TRADITION IN AUSTRALIA with Robert Nash
Friday 24 Oct 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Between-tradition--modernity
BETWEEN TRADITION & MODERNITY with Eugene Barilo von Reisberg
Thursday 23 Oct 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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WRAPPING THE BODY, DRAPING THE ROOM: Kashmir shawls in British India with Susan Scollay
Wednesday 22 Oct 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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‘DRESS SOFT’ | From the Prince of Wales to the Preppy Look with Peter McNeil
Wednesday 15 Oct 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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THE ECSTASY OF TEA AND PORCELAIN with Robyn Ives
Tuesday 14 Oct 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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BY POPULAR DEMAND | A Brief History of Stained Glass with Ian George
Monday 13 Oct 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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THE CONTINENTAL ROMANTICS with Eugene Barilo von Reisberg
Thursday 9 Oct 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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HEAD FOR THE HILLS | Mt Macedon meets the Raj with Stephen Ryan
Wednesday 8 Oct 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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MANSFIELD PARK 1814 with John Wiltshire
Tuesday 7 Oct 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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MASTERS OF THE "SPEAKING LIKENESS" with Eugene Barilo Von Reisberg
Thursday 25 Sep 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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EATING EMPIRE 2 | Spicing and the taste for curry with Jacqui Newling
Wednesday 24 Sep 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
with-ships
"WITH SHIPS & SAILORS, She Felt Herself At Home" with Lise Rodgers
Thursday 11 Sep 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Armchair-Kodaikanal-Tamil-Nadu
INDIAN ACCENT | European style in India with Ian Stephenson
Wednesday 10 Sep 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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A PAINTER IN REVOLUTIONARY TIMES | John Singleton Copley and the American Revolution, 1760-1800 with Peter McPhee
Wednesday 3 Sep 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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NO MORAL EFFECT ON THE MIND: Music in Mansfield Park with Gillian Dooley
Thursday 28 Aug 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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STAFFORDSHIRE OR CANTON, CALCUTTA OR BIRMINGHAM? | Household goods in British Colonial India with James Broadbent and Christine Reid
Wednesday 27 Aug 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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FROM KEDLESTON TO CALCUTTA | Lord Curzon & India with Dorothy Morgan
Wednesday 20 Aug 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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SIR JOSHUA & THE DOCTOR with John Wiltshire
Tuesday 19 Aug 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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THE IMPACT OF THE REFORMATION ON BRITISH ART with Ian George
Thursday 14 Aug 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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THE BRITISH-INDIAN BUNGALOW with Clive Lucas
Wednesday 13 Aug 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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ILLICIT PLEASURES | Changing attitudes to the representation of food and feast in French art and literature with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 7 Aug 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
THREADS ACROSS THE EMPIRE | How British and Indian taste, traditions, techniques and expertise intersected in the world of textiles with Dorothy Morgan
Wednesday 6 Aug 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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PLUMASSIER | Master of the art of the plume with Paola di Trocchio
Tuesday 5 Aug 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Winterhalter (1805-1873), The Maharaja Duleep Singh (1838-93), 1854
QUEEN VICTORIA'S MAHARAJAH | The many lives of Duleep Singh with Eugene Barilo von Reisberg
Wednesday 30 Jul 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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CHARLES DICKENS' JOURNALISM | A literary word with Margaret Mendelawitz and Nicholas Partridge
Thursday 24 Jul 2014, 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
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THE REVOLUTION, ROUSSEAU AND THE RESTAURANT | The invention of the restaurant in Ancien Regime Paris with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 17 Jul 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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FURNISHING THE COLONIAL HOUSE | India and Australia, Contrasts & Parallels with James Broadbent
Wednesday 16 Jul 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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DR JOHNSON AND WOMEN | His Friends and His Enemies with John Byrne
Tuesday 15 Jul 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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FROM BEDROOM TO KITCHEN AND BEYOND | Women of the Ballet with Michelle Potter
Wednesday 25 Jun 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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FASHION & ART with Peter McNeil
Wednesday 18 Jun 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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RUDI'S ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES | Rudolph Nureyev Collector and Prince of Dance with Anne Butler
Wednesday 11 Jun 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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A BRIEF HISTORY OF STAINED GLASS with Ian George
Thursday 5 Jun 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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DO YOU DANCE MR. DARCY? with Lise Rodgers
Thursday 29 May 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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FRENCH PAINTING From The French Revolution To Impressionism, 1780-1880 with Peter McPhee
Wednesday 28 May 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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THE GREAT PREGNANCY RACE | The Duchesses of Clarence, Kent, and Cambridge with Eugene Barilo von Reisberg
Tuesday 27 May 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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MATHILDE KSCHESSINSKA | “My Life Was Beautiful” with Eugene Barillo von Reisberg
Wednesday 21 May 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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JANE AUSTEN | The Consolations of Chawton Cottage with Damon Young
Tuesday 20 May 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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BRINGING IT ALL BACK HOME | The Role of Canaletto’s Veduta and Batoni’s Portraits in Creating the Image of English Aristocracy with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 15 May 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
the-unruly-queen
THE UNRULY QUEEN AND THE PEOPLE’S PRINCESS | Queen Caroline and Princess Charlotte of Wales with Eugene Barilo von Reisberg
Tuesday 13 May 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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THE MYTHS OF VENICE with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 8 May 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
SAINTHILL Decoration
BALLET FANTASIAS | Loudon Sainthill’s Decorative Art with Andrew Montana
Wednesday 7 May 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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ANTIQUITY AND INIQUITY | Rome of the English Grand Tourists with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 1 May 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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FORGOTTEN PRINCESSES | Six Daughters of George III and Queen Charlotte with Eugene Barilo von Reisberg
Tuesday 29 Apr 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
copy-aussie-swans
AUSSIE SWANS AND SATIN SLIPPERS | The Evolution of The Australian Ballet from 1962 to today with Jordan Beth Vincent
Wednesday 23 Apr 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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LOCKS OF LOVE | The Story of Memento Mori (or ‘mourning’) Jewellery with John Byrne
Tuesday 15 Apr 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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A PERFECT PAS DE DEUX? | Ballet & Fashion with Roger Leong
Wednesday 9 Apr 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
copy-reynolds
REYNOLDS AND WRIGHT PAINT CHILDREN with John Wiltshire
Tuesday 8 Apr 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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MY LIFE WITH JANE with John Wiltshire
Wednesday 2 Apr 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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HIGH-HEEL HEAVEN with Peter McNeil
Tuesday 25 Mar 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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ARTISTIC DIRECTION & AESTHETIC PREOCCUPATIONS at The Australian Ballet with Lee Christofis
Wednesday 19 Mar 2014, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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DICKENS & CHRISTMAS (not a Christmas Carol) with Elizabeth Neales and Margaret & John Leonard
Wednesday 23 Oct 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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JOHNSON’S FRIENDS (and some enemies) with John Bryne
Tuesday 22 Oct 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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THE SCENTED GARDEN with Sophie Adamson
Wednesday 16 Oct 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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THE MONSTER IN THE GARDEN | The Grotesque, The Gigantic And The Monstrous In Renaissance Landscape Design with Luke Morgan
Tuesday 15 Oct 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
COLLECTING CONTEMPORARY ART & THE CONTEMPORARY HOUSE MUSEUM with Corbett Lyon
Saturday 12 Oct 2013, 2:40 PM - 3:30 PM
THE NGV & THE ENGLISH COUNTRY HOUSE | Taste & Acquisitions with Gerard Vaughan
Saturday 12 Oct 2013, 1:50 PM - 2:40 PM
THE GENTLE ART OF DEACCESSIONING | The NGV Sales Under Daryl Lindsay’s Directorship with Benjamin Thomas
Saturday 12 Oct 2013, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
WILLIAM BECKFORD | The Consummate Collector with Bruce Trethowan
Saturday 12 Oct 2013, 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
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CATHOLIC COLLECTING AND PATRONAGE IN 18TH CENTURY ENGLAND | Houses, Gardens, Collections with Matthew Martin
Saturday 12 Oct 2013, 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
Batoni  Sir Sampson Gideon and an unidentified companion 1767
CURIOSITIES & DESIRES | Collecting Objects, Collecting Ourselves with Christopher Marshall
Saturday 12 Oct 2013, 9:40 AM - 10:30 AM
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TURNER, BLAKE & CONSTABLE | The Great Outsiders with Ian George
Thursday 10 Oct 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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THE PIERRE LOTI HOUSE-MUSEUM IN ROCHFORT-SUR-MER | A Collection Of The Self Between Exoticism And Kitsch with Bertrand Bourgeois
Wednesday 9 Oct 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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EPHEMERISTS | Collectors of paper ‘rubbish’ from the 17th century to the present day with Gillian Russell
Tuesday 8 Oct 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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QUEEN OF SPICES | Edward Poynter’s Visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon in the Art Gallery of NSW with Alison Inglis
Wednesday 2 Oct 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
DICKENS & WOMEN with Elizabeth Neales and Margaret & John Leonard
Friday 27 Sep 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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STRONG WOMEN AND DR JOHNSON with John Wiltshire
Wednesday 25 Sep 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
CAFÉ SOCIETY AT HOME | Grand Luxe And The Inter-War Years with Peter McNeil
Tuesday 24 Sep 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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QUIRINAL CAFFEAUS AND CAFFÉ GRECO | Contrasts in the 18th Century Coffeehouse in Rome with David Marshall
Wednesday 18 Sep 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Britain, London (possibly a bull's head maker's mark), Standing salt, 1583 84, London, silver gilt,
27.5 x 10.2 x 10.4 cm; Gift of Gladys Penfold Hyland in memory of her husband Frank 1964, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
INSPIRED DESIGN | Decorative Arts from Europe and North America with Robert Reason
Thursday 12 Sep 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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JOSEPH WRIGHT (1737-97) | The Master of Fire and Light with John Wiltshire
Wednesday 11 Sep 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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AS DELIGHTFUL A CREATURE AS EVER APPEARED IN PRINT | Jane Austen Writes Elizabeth Bennet with Lise Rodgers
Thursday 5 Sep 2013, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
from_the_scent
FROM THE SCENT OF ROSES TO THE ODOUR OF BLOOD | The Story of Marie Antoinette’s Loyal Perfumer with Sylvia Sagona
Tuesday 3 Sep 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
jean-francois
JEAN-FRANÇOIS MILLET PAINTS THE FRENCH COUNTRYSIDE with Peter McPhee
Thursday 29 Aug 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
INTERPRETING PLACE | The Influence of the Tasmanian Environment on 19th and Early 20th Century Women’s Art with Glenda King
Tuesday 27 Aug 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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SCENTING THE PAST with Valerie Krips
Wednesday 21 Aug 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
CARING FOR YOUR COLLECTION | Works on Paper and Photographs with Jude Fraser
Tuesday 20 Aug 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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PORTRAYING PETS | Lapdogs and Hounds in 18th Century Art with Jennifer Milam
Thursday 15 Aug 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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JAMES WYATT | Architect and Designer of British Neoclassicism with Amanda Dunsmore
Wednesday 14 Aug 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
eating_empire
EATING EMPIRE 1 | Spicing and the taste for the exotic in the Regency with Jacqui Newling
Wednesday 7 Aug 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
politics_and_poetry
POLITICS AND POETRY | Floral Designs in the Decorative Arts And Textiles of the East and West with Susan Scollay
Tuesday 6 Aug 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
shadows_and_form
SHADOWS AND FORM | The Art of Rosslynd Piggott with Rebecca Coates
Wednesday 31 Jul 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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ATTAR OF ROSES | Sacred Oil, Fragrant Balm And Medicinal Wonder-Cure with Susan Scollay
Tuesday 30 Jul 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
OF PLANTS & PERFUMES with Michael McCoy
Wednesday 24 Jul 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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A LIFE OF LETTERS’ | Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, 18th Century Traveller and Diarist with Susan Scollay
Tuesday 23 Jul 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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AN INTRODUCTION TO HERALDRY with Ian George
Tuesday 9 Jul 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY SIRENS: Portraits of Two Italian Musicians with Mark Shepheard
Wednesday 19 Jun 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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CARING FOR YOUR COLLECTION: A general introduction with Holly Jones-Amin
Tuesday 18 Jun 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
‘A LADY OF SINGULAR INGENUITY AND POLITENESS’: The life of Mary Granville, Mrs Delany with Dorothy Morgan
Wednesday 12 Jun 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
TOUCH ME NOT: Mary Magdalene and the power of gesture in medieval and renaissance art with Felicity Harley-McGowan
Tuesday 4 Jun 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
theatre_of_the_city
THEATRE OF THE CITY: Urban planning in Rome in the early 18th century with John Weretka
Thursday 30 May 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
QUEEN CASIMIRA with Katrina Grant
Wednesday 29 May 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
JANE'S HEROINES: young ladies of spirit! with Lise Rodgers
Thursday 23 May 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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THE ASHES AND THE PHOENIX: 1896-2013 with Eugene Barilo Von Reisberg
Tuesday 21 May 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
BOOKS, BRAS AND BRIDGET JONES: reading adaptations of Pride and Prejudice with Olivia Murphy
Thursday 16 May 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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UNDER THE REIGN OF THREE TSARS : 1825-1896 with Eugene Barilo Von Reisberg
Tuesday 14 May 2013, 10:15 PM - 11:45 AM
THE GREAT QUEEN OF THE SOUTH: Edward Poynter’s The visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon in the Art Gallery of NSW with Alison Inglis
Saturday 11 May 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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JACQUES-LOUIS DAVID: From French Revolution to Napoleon with Peter McPhee
Wednesday 8 May 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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IN THE SHADOW OF CATHERINE THE GREAT : 1750-1825 with Eugene Barilo Von Reisberg
Tuesday 7 May 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
QUEENS, FAVOURITES AND PRINCESSES At The French Court with Jennifer Milam
Wednesday 1 May 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
THE EMPRESS EUGENIE: Power and Petticoats with Sylvia Sagona
Tuesday 30 Apr 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
thomas_horner
THOMAS HORNOR AND LONDON’S ‘SECOND LIFE’: From map, to book, to panoramic scene with Peter Otto
Wednesday 24 Apr 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
GEORGE SAND: The Romantic Rebel with Sylvia Sagona
Tuesday 23 Apr 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
pride_and_prejudice_in_film
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE IN FILM with John Wiltshire
Friday 19 Apr 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
SIRENS ON THE SIDEBOARD: 19th Century Decorative Art and the Changing Role of Women with Angela Hesson
Wednesday 17 Apr 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
THOROUGH BASS AND HUMAN NATURE: A musical tour through Pride and Prejudice with Gillian Dooley
Saturday 13 Apr 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
pride_and_prejudice_romance
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE: Romance and Marriage with John Wiltshire
Friday 12 Apr 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
OUT OF THE SHADOW OF THE GUILLOTINE with Sylvia Sagona
Wednesday 10 Apr 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
WOMEN OF SILVER: British and Irish women silversmiths of 18th and 19th centuries with Anne Harbers
Wednesday 3 Apr 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
‘IN NO WAY DOES SHE RESEMBLE A WOMAN’: Queen Christina of Sweden and her reception in 17th century Rome with Lisa Beaven
Wednesday 27 Mar 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
MADAME DE POMPADOUR And The Politics of Porcelain with Sylvia Sagona
Tuesday 26 Mar 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
THE CARE AND CONSERVATION OF HISTORIC HOUSE COLLECTIONS with Chris Daintith
Friday 22 Mar 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
SachsenTeschenTaureen
FUNDAÇÃO MEDEIROS E ALMEIDA with Michael Moorcroft
Wednesday 20 Mar 2013, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
WOMEN, FASHION & HIGH HAIR | From the 18th century to Amy Winehouse with Gillian Russell
Wednesday 20 Mar 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS with Grace Moore
Thursday 25 Oct 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
SAMUEL JOHNSON: More Than a Lexicographer with John Byrne
Tuesday 23 Oct 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
THE HOUSE MUSEUM AS ANCIENT GREEK PALACE: Travelling Through Time and Space at the Villa Kérylos with Bertrand Bourgeois
Tuesday 23 Oct 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN: War through the eyes of Jane Austen with Lise Rodgers
Thursday 18 Oct 2012, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
FAKES, PREMATURE AGING, REPRODUCTIONS AND REATTRIBUTIONS: when is an oriental carpet the ‘real’ thing? with Susan Scollay
Saturday 13 Oct 2012, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
EXAMINING PAINTINGS: what can we be sure about? with John Payne
Saturday 13 Oct 2012, 2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
A HISTORY OF THE INTEREST IN FAKES & FORGERIES with Alison Inglis
Saturday 13 Oct 2012, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
TRAPS FOR THE COLLECTOR OF EARLY ENGLISH GLASS with Bill Davis
Saturday 13 Oct 2012, 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
GETTING UNDER THE SKIN OF FURNITURE – what can we see? with Martin Purslow
Saturday 13 Oct 2012, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
ON ATTRIBUTION with Robyn Sloggett
Saturday 13 Oct 2012, 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
WHAT'S IN A NAME? with Eugene Barilo von Reisberg
Saturday 13 Oct 2012, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
CARING FOR YOUR COLLECTION: On metals with Holly Jones-Amin
Thursday 11 Oct 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
RESPLENDENT IN THEIR DASHING UNIFORMS: Men’s Fashions during the Napoleonic Era and Beyond with Eugene Barilo von Reisberg
Wednesday 10 Oct 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
DICKENS ON FILM: A Case of Great Expectations with Mark Nicholls
Thursday 4 Oct 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
SPOON FED: Thirty spoons & other stories with Sally “Buttons”
Wednesday 3 Oct 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
THE NUDE NAPOLEON | Neoclassism and the Memory of War with Shane Carmody
Wednesday 26 Sep 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
COMMEMORATIVE CERAMICS with Robyn Ives
Wednesday 19 Sep 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
AWN PUGIN IN AUSTRALIA with Tom Hazell
Tuesday 18 Sep 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Buttons
BUTTONED UP: Oh it’s only buttons with Sally Buttons
Wednesday 12 Sep 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
THE LIVES OF AN 18TH CENTURY MAN'S COAT with Paola di Trocchio
Thursday 6 Sep 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
JACOBEAN ELEGANCE: The Lust for Luxury and Legitimacy with Ian George
Tuesday 4 Sep 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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