The RHSV holds regular lectures during the year, between February and November. Lectures for this year have finished. Past RHSV lectures can be listened to on the Podcasts page.
A Sense of Place: Australian Style in the Post War Years
When: Tuesday, 15 April, at 5:15 PM
Cost: Members Free, Non-Members $10
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone o3 9326 9288
Dr Anne Vale will discuss the new breed of designers to emerge after World War II who accepted, valued and embraced the Australian landscape and Australian flora.
These alternative garden-makers, led by Peter Glass, Alistair Knox and Gordon Ford, amongst others, had a different perspective of the Australian landscape than their prewar predecessors. The natural landscape designers of the middle years, Stones, Ford and Maloney and Walker, crystallised and expressed the perspectives of their times, but did so in significantly different ways. Read more…
The Podcast of last RHSV lecture Richard Broome- Aboriginal Activism and the Aborigines Advancement League is now available – see the Podcasts Page.