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	Image: Dante Gabriel Rossetti Study of Jane Morris for ‘Mnemosyne’ 1876 (detail) © Private collection c/o Christie’s Images Ltd 2010

The poetry of drawing celebrity events

Wednesday night talks on themes in the exhibition

Image: Dante Gabriel Rossetti Study of Jane Morris for ‘Mnemosyne’ 1876 (detail) © Private collection c/o Christie’s Images Ltd 2010

Wednesdays 13 July – 3 August 2011, 6.30pm

Free

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Entrance court

Related exhibition: The poetry of drawing: Pre-Raphaelite designs, studies and watercolours

Brook Emery, acclaimed Australian poet

A poetry reading and talk on light, nature, beauty, politics, pleasure, representation and mystery

 

Wednesday 13 July 2011 6:30pm – 7pm

Diana Moore, floral designer

A floral demonstration and exploration of the symbolism of flowers

John Brett Gentian 1862 (detail), watercolour on paper. The Williamson Art Gallery and Museum, Birkenhead, Wirral

 

Wednesday 20 July 2011 6:30pm – 7pm

Dr James Doig, researcher of Gothic fiction

The art of 19th century Australian Gothic stories

 

Wednesday 27 July 2011 6:30pm – 7pm

Veronica Milsom, actor, writer and comedian

Social satire with an artistic flavour

 

Wednesday 3 August 2011 6:30pm – 7pm