VIRTUAL LECTURE (LIVE) | Around the World with Kenneth Park III: Great Houses & Castles of Ireland

Friday 18 Sep 2020, 10:20 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Kenneth Park as he presents his lecture Great Houses & Castles of Ireland via Zoom. Please ensure you have downloaded and signed up to Zoom before the lecture begins via https://zoom.us/

The lecture will begin promptly at 10:30am. Please ensure you are online before the start to allow admittance to the lecture. Lectures are not recorded and can only be viewed at the time listed on your ticket. Ticket sales will close at 9:00am on day of lecture.

**Link to Zoom meeting will be emailed prior to the lecture. Please see note on your ticket. Tickets purchased after 5pm Thursday 17 September have zoom details included on the ticket. If you have any concerns please email Kathleen at admin@johnstoncollection.org**

Ireland offers an incredible legacy of castles and houses that provides an incredible window into the Emerald Isle’s rich and chequered history. These architectural treasures can be viewed as statements of status; emphasising the power and prestige of those who ruled over Ireland in days gone by. The visual exploration of some of these great castles and houses of Ireland in this lecture will provide an incredible insight into the history of Ireland. 

KENNETH W PARK has served as Curator of Collections at Wesley College, Melbourne for just on thirty years. This role sees him responsible for the school’s extensive art and archival collections. Kenneth also consults in both the corporate and public sectors in philanthropic fundraising (especially in planned giving) as well as marketing, sponsorship, art, membership / loyalty and public relations.

An avid traveller, tour leader and lecturer, Kenneth works with a range of tourism organisations and travel companies across the globe. He lives by the motto: ‘Life is a grand tour so make the most of it’. His tertiary studies include political science, administration, museum studies, industrial relations, fine arts, history and international relations. Kenneth has a passion for travel, food, wine, arts, architecture, history, and good conversation … essentially the good life!

Image| Adare Manor, Ireland courtesy of Kenneth Park

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