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November 2019

Buenos Aires World Congress on Art Deco

November 28, 2019 @ 7.30 pm - 10.30 pm

Please join us for a presentation on the World Congress on Art Deco, held in Buenos Aires, Mar del Plata and Montevideo. Share our memories as some of the attendees recount tales of the vibrant architecture, culture and fashion found in these exciting locations.   Time: 7.30pm for an 8 o’clock start. Venue: Racecourse Hotel, upstairs function room, cnr Dandenong and Waverley Roads, Malvern East. Cost: $20 members, $25 non-members.   All bookings to be received no later than Tuesday, 26thNovember 2019.   Booking…

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January 2020

Miami Meets Melbourne – Cancelled

January 27, 2020 @ 7.30 pm - 10.30 pm
The Racecourse Hotel, cnr Dandenong Rd & Waverly Rd
Caulfield East, Australia
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$20 – $25

Unfortunately our speaker at the Miami Meets Melbourne Night has cancelled his Australian trip, due to concerns about the bushfires and the effect on his respiratory health from smoke. This means that the event scheduled for 27 January will not proceed. However, we have organised a great replacement, to be held on Thursday 30 January at the Racecourse Hotel.  Tour leader and raconteur Kenneth Park will take us on an entertaining tour along the legendary Route 66, America’s best-known road.…

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Route 66

January 30, 2020 @ 7.30 pm - 10.30 pm
The Racecourse Hotel, cnr Dandenong Rd & Waverly Rd
Caulfield East, Australia
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$20 – $25

Join us for a special night with renowned Melbourne tour guide and raconteur, Kenneth Park, as he takes us on a tour along the U.S.A’s Route 66. Sure to be a fun and entertaining evening as Kenneth shares his first-hand knowledge of the Deco (and other) delights along the legendary route between Chicago and Los Angeles . Date: Thursday, 30th January 2020  Starting Time: 7:30pm for an 8 o’clock start Venue: Racecourse Hotel, cnr Dandenong Rd and Waverley Rd, East…

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March 2020

St Kilda Art Deco Walk – POSTPONED

March 22, 2020

We regret to announce that the St Kilda Walk scheduled for 22 March will NOT proceed. For those that have already paid, a refund is available by contacting Robyn at [email protected]  or you can receive a credit for a future event. Stay Safe. Best Robin Robin Grow President, Art Deco & Modernism Society of Australia, Inc

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May 2020

Interwar Cinemas of the Eastern Suburbs – CANCELLED

May 7, 2020 @ 8.00 pm - 10.00 pm

Given the current circumstances regarding self-isolation with people staying at home for their own safety and the safety of others, the talk by Tony Tibbals from the Cinema and Theatre Historical Society of Australia (CATHS) about the interwar cinemas of Melbourne's Eastern Suburbs that was scheduled for Thursday, May 7th 2020 has been cancelled. We are hopeful that we will be able to reschedule Tony's talk at some point in the future. Stay safe and healthy!  

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September 2020

Parkville Walk

September 13, 2020 @ 9.30 am - 12.00 pm

Join ADMSA for a walk around inner Melbourne suburb, Parkville - Sunday, September 13th  2020 Details TBC

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February 2021

St Kilda Art Deco Walk – Postponed

February 28, 2021 @ 9.30 am - 12.00 pm
Quilkeys Dairy, 14 Cowderoy Street
St Kilda West, Victoria 3182
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$30 – $35

Regarding the proposed walking tour of St Kilda scheduled for 28 February, after discussions  it was agreed that there was still an element of risk associated with conducting the walk.  We regret that the walk will not proceed and has been deferred for a month i.e 28 March. For those that have already paid, a refund is available by contacting Robyn at [email protected]  or you can receive a credit for a future event. Please note, for members who made a booking…

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April 2022

Clarice Cliff (rescheduled)

April 7 @ 8.00 pm
The Racecourse Hotel, cnr Dandenong Rd & Waverly Rd
Caulfield East, Australia
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$20 – $25

Vaughan Macefield will explore Clarice Cliff’s work, influences and legacy in his excellent presentation.  Join us for this interesting and fun evening as we return to the Racecourse Hotel for our first in-person event for 2022.

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May 2022

Beaumaris Modern

May 26 @ 8.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Racecourse Hotel, cnr Dandenong Rd & Waverly Rd
Caulfield East, Australia
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$20 – $25

Our guest speaker is Fiona Austin, President of Beaumaris Modern.  When Fiona, a long-time resident of Beaumaris, saw those buildings she admired were being demolished, she, along with a group of concerned residents, started this community group. Fiona will be sharing her love of this area, its location to the bay, the modernist architecture and its natural landscape. Following her presentation on Beaumaris Modern, Fiona will talk about her ongoing interest in her Tasmanian family links to Holyman Airways –…

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July 2022

Fashions of the Thirties

July 28 @ 8.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Racecourse Hotel, cnr Dandenong Rd & Waverly Rd
Caulfield East, Australia
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$20 – $25

It was a time of sartorial extremes: from the luxury of Hollywood glamour, to the destitution of the Great Depression. Women wore playful, beautiful and colourful clothing which served as an escape from life’s grim realities: a welcome return to femininity, with frills, flounces, bows and curls. Film stars like Jean Harlow, Katharine Hepburn and Joan Crawford typified the desired look and inspired millions. Madeleine Vionnet innovated with the bias-cut technique and Elsa Schiaparelli collaborated with artists Dali and Cocteau…

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CONTACT

Robin Grow - ADMSA President
Tel: (03) 9686 0978
or 0421 806 408
Email: [email protected]

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Art Deco and Modernism Society of Australia Inc.
PO Box 17, Camberwell
Victoria, Australia 3124

 

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