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Banks & Solander Lectures

28th March

APS-Vic Exhibitions and Lectures 2020
Marking the Collection of Australian Plants by Banks and Solander

Ringwood Keynote Lectures: Indigenous Plant Uses- About Banks and Solander

With strong connections with the exhibitions two lectures will be presented.

1.  Bruce Pascoe, an Aboriginal man of Bunurong/Tasmanian heritage, author of the landmark book Dark Emu on Aboriginal land management and agriculture, will speak on how the First Nation’s peoples used and farmed plants.
2.  Professor Tim Entwisle, Director and Chief Executive, RBGV will speak about Joseph Banks who financed and participated in the 1770 collections.

The lectures will be followed by afternoon tea and an inspection of the exhibition.

When: Saturday 28th March 2020
Where: Maroondah Federation Gallery, 32 Greenwood Ave. Ringwood, Vic. Three minutes walk from Ringwood station
Time: 1.45 pm for 2.00 pm prompt start-Bookings Essential

Being fully funded by Australian Plants Society-Vic, entry is Free

Try Bookings will open mid-February. Watch this site for a link to Try Bookings.


28th March


APS Vic Exhibitions


Maroondah Federation Estate
32 Greenwood Ave
Ringwood, 3134
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