Monday, 16 February 2009

Lecture - Introduction of the Modern style into Melbourne

Date - 10 March 2009

Place - Royal Historical Society of Victoria, 239 A'Beckett Street, Melbourne

Time - 5.15 (tea/coffee) Lecture 5.45

Cost - Members free Non-members $5.50

As Melbourne celebrated its Centenary and began to emerge from the Depression, the city was transformed into a major centre of Art Deco (or Moderne) styling. Robin Grow, President of the Art Deco & Modernism Society will talk about how the transformation of Melbourne came about in a decade that began with a Depression and ended with a World War.