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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
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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 PAINTINGS OF ROBERT PEAKE THE ELDER with Ian George
Thursday 4 Oct 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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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 Keirnan
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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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LEOPARDS & OTHER WILD CREATURES | Fancy dressing with Margot Riley
Thursday 14 Sep 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
3 May 2016 - 3 May 2017
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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
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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
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 GEOURGE' 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
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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
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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
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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
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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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
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
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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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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
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"With Ships & Sailors, She Felt Herself At Home" with Lise Rodgers
Thursday 11 Sep 2014, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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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
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
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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
Tuesday 29 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
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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 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
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Turner, Blake & Constable | The Great Outsiders with Ian George
Thursday 10 Oct 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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
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
Dickens & Women with Elizabeth Neales and Margaret & John Leonard
Friday 27 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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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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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
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
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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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An Introduction To Heraldry with Ian George
Tuesday 9 Jul 2013, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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SCINTILLATING SURFACES: Mother-of-pearl and the decorative arts with Alison Inglis
Saturday 14 Apr 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL: Becoming Beautiful in 19th century Women’s Magazines with Michelle Smith
Wednesday 4 Apr 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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WRITING YOUR FAMILY STORY with Glenda Banks
Wednesday 28 Mar 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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DINING WITH JANE with Lise Rodgers
Thursday 22 Mar 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD with Margaret and John Leonard
Monday 19 Mar 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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HIDDEN FROM VIEW: Historic houses in the Western District landscape with Christine Reid
Thursday 8 Mar 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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GAMING GARDENS: Vanity and the Comte D’artois’ Bagatelle with Jennifer Milam
Wednesday 7 Mar 2012, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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ORNATE EFFECTS: The Famous Huguenot Designer, Daniel Marot with Robert Nash
Friday 21 Oct 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
THE LUNGS OF PARIS: Gardens of The Second Empire with Sylvia Sagona
Wednesday 19 Oct 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
IN THE GARDEN WITH JANE AUSTEN with Lise Rodgers
Thursday 13 Oct 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
EXPERIENCING THE BAROQUE GARDEN with David Marshall
Wednesday 12 Oct 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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NASMYTH, ALVA & MR JOHNSTON with Richard Aitken
Tuesday 11 Oct 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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BY POPULAR DEMAND | PARIS, CITY OF LIGHT: The Petit Palais Collection and The Universal Exhibition of 1900 with Sylvia Sagona
Saturday 8 Oct 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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DICKENS & AUSTRALIA with Elisabeth Neales, John & Margaret Leonard
Friday 7 Oct 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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A SHARED LOVE: Elizabethan Decorative Devices in Gardens & Textiles with Stephen Gallagher
Tuesday 4 Oct 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
BEASTLY CRIMINALS & CRIMINAL BEASTS: Stray Women & Stray Dogs in Oliver Twist with Grace Moore
Tuesday 27 Sep 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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BOSTON IVY: Melbourne & Its Gardens Paul Fox in conversation with Christine Reid & Denise Gadd
Wednesday 21 Sep 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
CHARLES RYDER DROWNING IN HONEY: Brideshead Revisited with Mark Nicholls
Thursday 15 Sep 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
CARE & PRESERVATION OF TEXTILES with Bronwyn Cosgrove
Wednesday 14 Sep 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
STILL LIFE: Modernist art and the Australian interior with Gloria Strzelecki
Saturday 10 Sep 2011, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
FAKING IT: Artificial flowers in the Australian interior with Elizabeth Anya-Petrivna
Saturday 10 Sep 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
CUT & DRIED: Arranging Australian plants with Richard Aitken
Saturday 10 Sep 2011, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
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TEXTS IN GARDENS & WILD PLACES with Ian Marr
Wednesday 7 Sep 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
CHIPPENDALE & THE PAXTON STYLE: The Influence of The Gentleman & Cabinet-Maker’s Director with Martin Purslow
Tuesday 6 Sep 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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‘SO LIKE & BEAUTIFULLY PAINTED’: Early Portraits of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert by Franz Winterhalter with Eugene Barilo von Reisberg
Thursday 1 Sep 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
WILLIAM JOHNSTON’S DERBY with Robyn Ives
Tuesday 30 Aug 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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MRS BENNET’S NERVES: Jane Austen & The Body, Health & Medicine with John Wiltshire
Thursday 25 Aug 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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GARDENS IN 19th CENTURY AUSTRALIAN LITERATURE & DIARIES with Sue Martin
Wednesday 24 Aug 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
ROBERT ADAM TO REGENCY: Neoclassicism in Britain with Christopher Menz
Thursday 18 Aug 2011, 7:15 PM - 8:45 PM
DANGEROUS LIAISONS: The Courtesans of The Regency & The Second Empire with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 18 Aug 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
DRACULA, DRAGONS & OTTOMAN PRAYER RUGS: How oriental carpets came to decorate the walls of Lutheran Churches in Transylvania and why they’re still there today with Susan Scollay
Tuesday 16 Aug 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
IS PRIDE & PREJUDICE A ROMANTIC NOVEL? with John Wiltshire
Thursday 11 Aug 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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FROM MINUSCULE TO METAPATTERN: Feathers, petals, pollen & the idea of the sublime with John Wolseley
Wednesday 10 Aug 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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TO BE MISTRESS OF PEMBERLEY: Regency women as wives and business managers with Jennifer Forest
Thursday 4 Aug 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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MEN O’ WAR, TULIPS & SOME VERY NAUGHTY CATS: Three Dutch Paintings with Annette Welkamp
Wednesday 3 Aug 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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THE FLOWERING OF THE SHAWL: From the gardens of Kashmir to the drawing rooms of Jane Austen’s England with Susan Scollay
Tuesday 2 Aug 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
THE ELEGANT ECCENTRIC: The Beatrice De Rothschild-Ephrussi Gardens & Collection with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 28 Jul 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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WILLIAM KENT & THE ALLEGORICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF ROUSHAM HOUSE & STOWE with Gerard Vaughan
Wednesday 27 Jul 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
HALLMARKS, HISTORY & HESTER with Patrick Street
Tuesday 26 Jul 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
THE ELEGANT ECCENTRIC: The Beatrice De Rothschild-Ephrussi Gardens & Collection with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 21 Jul 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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NOT QUITE THE GOLDEN AGE, BUT STILL RATHER GRAND: Some Dutch Architecture & Interiors From 1750–1850 with Annette Welkamp
Tuesday 19 Jul 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
CORSETTED & COSSETTED: The French Bourgeois Woman & The Velvet Prison of the Boudoir with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 14 Jul 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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APPRECIATING OLD GARDENS: HISTORY OR ROMANCE? with James Broadbent
Wednesday 13 Jul 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
OLD WORLD | NEW WORLD: the Australian garden from there to here A panel discussion led by Christine Reid with Neil Robertson
Saturday 9 Jul 2011, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
VANISHING SCULPTURES 2: The flight from suburbia or leaving from Moonee Ponds with James Broadbent
Saturday 9 Jul 2011, 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
VANISHING SCULPTURES 1 with Terence Lane
Saturday 9 Jul 2011, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
THE GARDEN OF IDEAS | AN OVERVIEW: Finding and researching gardens with Richard Aitken
Saturday 9 Jul 2011, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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TOYING WITH COSMOPOLITANISM: CHINOISERIE IN GARDEN DESIGN UNDER CATHERINE THE GREAT with Jennifer Milam
Friday 8 Jul 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
THE CONSOLATION OF AN EMPRESS: The Château de Malmaison gardens & collection with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 7 Jul 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
THE GARDEN OF IDEAS: AN INTRODUCTION with Richard Aitken
Wednesday 6 Jul 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
THE DEAR DEPARTED: Children and the 19th Century Concept of Death with Sylvia Sagona
Wednesday 22 Jun 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
FOR BETTER, FOR WORSE: Marriage in the World of Jane Austen with Lise Rodgers
Thursday 16 Jun 2011, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
PETER PIPER, PEG TOPS & PUZZLES: Illustrated Books for Good Regency Children with Merete Colding Smith
Wednesday 15 Jun 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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FURNITURE FULL OF PICTORIAL ART: A Brief History of Pre-Raphaelite Furniture with Alison Inglis
Saturday 11 Jun 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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HORSES FOR COURSES: A Flying Gallop Around Nursery and Fairground with Patricia Mullins
Wednesday 1 Jun 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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THE HISTORY OF DOLLS in the Western World with Lila Rait
Wednesday 25 May 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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19th CENTURY BRITISH DECORATIVE ARTS: The Aesthetic Movement and Influences of Japan with Christopher Menz
Tuesday 24 May 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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THE CASE OF PIETRO DA CORTONA: True or False in The Johnston Collection with Simona Albanese
Friday 20 May 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
HARD LABOUR: Childbirth in the time of Jane Austen with Cheryl Calwell
Wednesday 11 May 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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ON WATCH POCKETS, FITTED BOXES AND CHATELAINES with Dr Genevieve Cummins
Tuesday 10 May 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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TOUSSAINT L’OUVERTURE: Napoleon’s ‘Gilded African’ or Wordsworth’s Tragic ‘Chieftain’ with Deirdre Coleman
Thursday 28 Apr 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
PICTURES OF INNOCENCE: The Child in Painting and Literature with Valerie Krips
Wednesday 27 Apr 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
THE GOVERNESS: Fact and Fancy with Valerie Krips
Wednesday 27 Apr 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
THE CHILD’S BOOK: Amusement Renders Knowledge More Palatable with Russell Oke in conversation with Angela Hesson
Wednesday 20 Apr 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
BY POPULAR DEMAND | LIVING WITH ANTIQUE FURNITURE with Michael Garwood and Ulrike Garwood
Tuesday 19 Apr 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
FROM LIMBS OF SATAN TO INNOCENT LAMBS: The Creation of Childhood in Georgian and Regency England with Valerie Krips
Wednesday 13 Apr 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
ROBERT ADAM TO REGENCY: Neoclassicism in Britain with Christopher Menz
Tuesday 12 Apr 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
BY POPULAR DEMAND | THE WALLACE COLLECTION with Sylvia Sagona
Saturday 9 Apr 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
TYING THE KNOT: Marriage in Dickens with Elisabeth Neales and John & Margaret Leonard
Wednesday 6 Apr 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
BY POPULAR DEMAND | LIVING WITH ANTIQUE FURNITURE with Michael Garwood and Ulrike Garwood
Tuesday 5 Apr 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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NOT ENTIRELY CHILD’S PLAY with Lila Rait
Wednesday 30 Mar 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
THE CONCEPT OF STYLE with Tony Preston
Tuesday 29 Mar 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
COLLECTING PARIS | PARIS: CITY OF LIGHT: The Petit Palais Collection and The Universal Exhibition of 1900 with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 24 Mar 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
INVENTING INNOCENCE with Michelle Smith
Wednesday 23 Mar 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
COLLECTING PARIS | MARMOTTAN with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 17 Mar 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
COLLECTING PARIS | COGNACQ-JAY with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 10 Mar 2011, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
DISCOVER VILLAS IN THE WESTERN DISTRICT with Timothy Hubbard
Wednesday 9 Mar 2011, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
THE SILKWEAVERS OF SPITALFIELDS with Robert Nash
Friday 22 Oct 2010, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
HOW TO HANDLE & CLEAN CERAMICS | Workshop with Penny Byrne
Tuesday 19 Oct 2010, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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AN INTRODUCTION TO CLOCKS AND BAROMETERS and their Works with Fergus Forsyth
Wednesday 13 Oct 2010, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
TIMELESS TIN GLAZE: English Delftware with Robyn Ives
Tuesday 12 Oct 2010, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
BY POPULAR DEMAND | POWER DRESSING: Marie Antoinette and the fashion that brought down the Ancien Regime with Sylvia Sagona
Saturday 9 Oct 2010, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
HISTORY IN THE HOUSE? with Valerie Krips
Thursday 7 Oct 2010, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
PORTRAITS IN POTTERY: Portrait medallions and intaglio seals by Wedgwood and other potters with Ken Barnes
Tuesday 5 Oct 2010, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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GEORGIANA McCRAE: Her Life in Miniatures with Caroline Clemente
Thursday 30 Sep 2010, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
WITH HER FACE TO THE WALL: The Housemaid with Valerie Krips
Tuesday 28 Sep 2010, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
PORCELAIN & PROPAGANDA: The Empress Josephine’s decorative arts collection at the Chateau de Malmaison with Sylvia Sagona
Thursday 23 Sep 2010, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
THE WORLD OF THE NURSERY: Childhood in The Country House with Valerie Krips
Tuesday 21 Sep 2010, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
JANE AUSTEN & THE COUNTRY HOUSE with Linda Young
Wednesday 15 Sep 2010, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
BY POPULAR DEMAND | POWER DRESSING: Marie Antoinette and the fashion that brought down the Ancien Regime with Sylvia Sagona
Saturday 11 Sep 2010, 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
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