Banks & Solander Lectures
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.