Public Lecture: An Introduction to Prints



The Ursula Hoff Institute Inc. invites you to join Dr Colin Holden for a Floor Talk:

‘Age cannot wither them, nor custom stale their infinite variety’: an introduction to prints

Dr Colin Holden, Senior Fellow of the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, the University of Melbourne.

Tuesday 22 July 2014

Where: First floor, Baillieu Library, University of Melbourne

Time: 11.30am-1.00pm

RSVP: For catering purposes, coffee and tea: hhtp://

Dr Colin Holden earlier in the year curated the largest exhibition to date in Australia of works by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-78) at the State Library of Victoria, attracting 80,000 visitors.  His latest publication is Piranesi’s Grandest Tour: From Europe to Australia (NewSouth Publishing, Sydney, 2014).

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Public Lecture: For Auld Lang Syne: a curator’s perspective

For Auld Lang Syne

The Ursula Hoff Institute Inc with The Alumni Relations Team, Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne, invites you to:

For Auld Lang Syne: a Curator’s Perspective

Associate Professor Alison Inglis,
Co-curator, For Auld Lang Syne: Images of Scottish
Australia from First Fleet to Federation.

Monday 14 July 2014, 6.00pm

Clemenger BBDO Auditorium Ground level, NGV International 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne (Enter via the North entrance via Arts Centre forecourt)

Entry Free, bookings not required

Associate Professor Alison Inglis, co-curator of the exhibition, For Auld Lang Syne: Images of Scottish Australia from First Fleet to Federation will give a lecture on the development of this ground-breaking presentation of Scottish visual culture in colonial Australia.

The exhibition brings together over 300 objects from public and private collections across Australia and from England, and is currently on display at the Art Gallery of Ballarat until 27 July 2014.

The lecture will discuss the themes underpinning the selection of bjects, the exhibition design and the contents of the catalogue. We do hope you will join Associate Professor Alison Inglis at NGV International for this special lecture.

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