Preparing to Roam the Dome

TALK

Where

Museum Theatre
Melbourne Museum
11 Nicholson Street
Carlton, Victoria, 3053
What's On

Stories from the Royal Exhibition Building

Looking out at Melbourne from the Royal Exhibition Building’s dome promenade was an experience enjoyed by thousands of Melburnians in the nineteenth century. Learn about the forthcoming Protection and Promotion project, which will reinstate the dome experience for a new generation.

Hear from one of the project architects and the curator as they reveal the conservation and other works involved in enabling access to the dome. Then journey through the rich and eclectic history of the World Heritage-listed Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens, with stories from some of the objects that will form part of the interpretative experience for the project.

Speakers

Michelle Stevenson is Senior Curator of Politics & Society at Museums Victoria. She is passionate about history and enjoys exploring new ways of connecting objects, stories and the community.

Anne Marie Treweeke is an Associate Director at Lovell Chen Architects and Heritage Consultants. She has over 20 years’ experience as an architect and master planner, delivering award-winning projects in heritage contexts.

Free entry. Please book a ticket to reserve a seat.

For inquiries or other information contact 
Fiona Kinsey: fkinsey@museum.vic.gov.au
@hcclecturesmv

 

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