Ideas of Gardens: From England to Australia

The National Museum of Australia and The Australiana Fund are pleased to advise you of an upcoming free event.  Details of this Garden History Seminar will shortly be on the National Museum of Australia website.

Ideas of Gardens:  From England to Australia

Date:      Tuesday 11 June 2019, 3:30 -5.30PM

Venue:       National Museum of Australia - Visions Theatre, Lawson Crescent, Acton, Canberra.

Join prominent landscape architects, designers and garden historians as they share their insights into the theme of ‘Ideas of Gardens: From England to Australia’.

This seminar will be chaired by landscape architect and horticulturist Ms Fleur Flanery.

  • The English garden: Mr Todd Longstaffe-Gowan, Landscape Designer & Gardens Adviser for Historic Royal Palaces.
  • Crossover between the English and the Australian Garden: Mr Richard Aitken, architect, historian and curator, specialising in garden history.
  • Emergence of the Australian Garden: Ms Kate Cullity, T.C.L (Taylor Cullity Lethlean) and designer of the National Museum of Australia Forecourt gardens.

Bookings for this free event can be made through this link.