Enjoy the first Friday of the month with Friends.
These inspiring talks are fundraising events for the Friends of the Geelong Gallery and begin at 10.30am with coffee, tea and scones before an illustrated lecture at 11.00am.
No bookings required.
Kenneth W Park
Imaging the Duke of Wellington
Friday 3 July at 11.00am
Join Kenneth W Park for this beautifully illustrated lecture, which takes a whimsical look at the life and times of the Duke of Wellington: military leader, hero of the Battle of Waterloo and later Prime Minister of Britain.
Australian Sketchbook - Colonial life and the art of ST Gill
Friday 7 August at 11.00am
Join Emeritus Professor Sasha Grishin AM, FAHA, from the Australian National University, for a fascinating insight into one of the most important figures in Australian colonial art and the major retrospective exhibition, Australian Sketchbook: Colonial life and the art of ST Gill, which is on display at the State Library of Victoria from 17 July to 25 October before travelling to the National Library of Australia in 2016. Copies of Professor Grishin's superb publication, ST Gill and his audiences, will be available for purchase in the Gallery Shop for $39.99. A book signing will follow the talk.