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Free Lecture – The Legacy of Ancient Greek Architecture in Melbourne
Free Lecture – The Legacy of Ancient Greek Architecture in Melbourne

Free Lecture – The Legacy of Ancient Greek Architecture in Melbourne

In this Summer School taster, Dr Christopher Gribbin traces Melbourne's architecture from the 1840s to today, with a focus on ancient Greek influences.

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02 Dec 2023, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm AEDT

Online or at the Hellenic Museum, 280 William St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

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Get a taste of what to expect at the Hellenic Museum Summer School 2024 in this free talk presented by Dr Christopher Gribbin.

As Melbourne grew from a village to a city, it needed new religious, civic and commercial buildings that reflected its wealth and status. In designing these, architects drew on a variety of traditions and Melbourne’s streets became a fascinating medley of Classical, Gothic, Venetian, Romanesque, Tudor and other styles. Many of these buildings remain to this day and contribute to Melbourne’s unique character.

Join Chris as he traces Melbourne’s architectural history from the 1840s to today, with particular attention to the influence of ancient Greek architecture. Delivered in person at the Hellenic Museum, or online via Zoom.

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Tickets for this event are free. However, if you are in the position to, we warmly invite visitors to nominate a ticket price of their choice. If you choose to pay, all proceeds will support future Hellenic Museum programs and the creation of opportunities for arts and history practitioners.

This event is a preview of Hellenic Museum Summer School 2024

The Hellenic Museum's annual Summer School is a series of relaxed, informative and entertaining short courses exploring the fascinating world of the ancient Greeks and Romans, presented by Dr Christopher Gribbin. Visit the Summer School page to explore courses on offer in 2024.

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