Join Kenneth Park as he presents his lecture Chateaux of France via Zoom. Please ensure you have downloaded and signed up to Zoom before the lecture begins https://zoom.us/
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The French word château denotes buildings as diverse as a medieval fortress, a Renaissance palace and a 19th-century country house. This architectural form is most commonly associated with Royal and aristocratic power in France. Today, France is blessed by an incredible collection of chateaux and this lecture will explore some of finest examples including Château de Chenonceau, Château de Chambord, Royal Château de Blois and many more.
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| Château staircase. Courtesy Kenneth Park