Though removed from the shores of the Mediterranean, Melbourne and Sydney are dwelling to intensive collections of Greek heritage that replicate the lengthy and diversified historical past and other people of the Hellenic area. From historical artefacts to Byzantine icons, conventional costume and jewelry, early trendy pictures and trendy artworks, the Hellenic Museum, Melbourne and Chau Chak Wing Museum on the College of Sydney provide home windows via which to discover Greek historical past and tradition.
On this lecture CEO & Head of Curation Sarah Craig and assistant curator Candace Richards takes you on a digital journey via the collections and exhibitions of those two Australian establishments. Collectively they may discover the legacy of Greece in Australia and share their insights into curating Hellenic collections in modern Australia.
If you happen to missed seeing Sarah and Candace stay, you’ll be able to watch a recording of their dialog under. We stay up for personally welcoming guests to each the Hellenic Museum and Sydney’s Chau Chak Wing Museum.