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July 2018

Brisbane Art Deco/Modernism Weekend

July 21, 2018 - July 22, 2018
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Saturday/Sunday  July 21 - 22 More details to come. Note: All events and dates are subject to change

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August 2018

20th Century Textiles and Mid-Century Furniture Design

August 2, 2018 @ 7.30 pm - 10.00 pm
The Racecourse Hotel, cnr Dandenong Rd & Waverly Rd
Caulfield East, Australia
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$20 – $25

Please join us for a presentation about the exciting world of textiles and mid-century furniture. Our first presenter is Laura Jocic, who will cover Australian Modernist textiles from the 1920s to 1960s. She will examine the development of textile design in Australia in those years, which centred on the production of printed textiles in response to a Modernist aesthetic whilst drawing inspiration from the local environment.  Our second presenter is Kirsty Grant, who will cover furniture by Australian designers such as…

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September 2018

The Big Bands and Swing Music

September 13, 2018 @ 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm
The Racecourse Hotel, cnr Dandenong Rd & Waverly Rd
Caulfield East, Australia
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Our guest speaker is Henry Kovacevic, Founder and Director of the B#BigBand. Join Henry as he leads us on a musical journey that explores the evolution of dance music. Beginning with the society dance music of the 1920s, Henry will explain the influence of such greats as Paul Whiteman and Louis Armstrong in creating what came to be known as ‘swing’ and the big bands, including Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, and Ted Heath. Sure to be a fun…

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October 2018

AGM – Capitol Theatre Restoration

October 18, 2018 @ 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm
The Racecourse Hotel, cnr Dandenong Rd & Waverly Rd
Caulfield East, Australia
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Thursday, 18th October  7:30 - 9:30 Racecourse Hotel, Malvern East More details to come. Note: All events and dates are subject to change

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December 2018

Walking Tour – Golf Links Estate, Camberwell

December 2, 2018 @ 10.00 am - 12.00 pm
Golf Links Estate, Camberwell, corner Camberwell Road and Christowell Street
Camberwell, Victoria 3124 Australia
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$30 – $35

Join us for a walking tour of the Golf Links Estate, Camberwell where we will view examples of Art Deco and Moderne architecture, as well as garden designs of the period.   Date: Sunday, 2nd December, 2018 Starting Time: 9.45am for a 10.00am start Starting Point: Corner Camberwell Rd and Christowell Street, Camberwell Cost: $30 members, $35 non-members (includes walk booklet).   All bookings to be received no later than Thursday, 29thNovember 2018  

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February 2019

Industrial Tour

February 3

Industrial tour Sunday 3rd February - Daytime event Details to be confirmed

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March 2019

Art Deco Sydney

March 28 @ 7.30 pm - 10.00 pm
The Racecourse Hotel, cnr Dandenong Rd & Waverly Rd
Caulfield East, Australia
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$20 – $25

Join us for an entertaining evening as Dr Peter Sheridan launches his latest book entitled Sydney Art Deco. Dr Peter Sheridan AM is an internationally recognised historian, collector, author and speaker on Art Deco design. This is the first comprehensive reference book on Sydney’s Art Deco heritage.  It explores the impact of the Art Deco style on the landscape, life and architecture of Sydney during the 1930s and 1940s. The book explores commercial, residential, civic and industrial buildings as well as cinemas, pubs and shops…

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May 2019

Chicago Art Deco & Johnson Wax Complex, Racine

May 9

Join ADMSA President Robin Grow for an exploration of the wonderful Art Deco to be found in Chicago – including skyscrapers, hotels, apartments, shopping centres, and much much more. He will be joined by David Thompson, who will take us to the city of Racine in Wisconsin, home of the wonderful Johnson Wax Company Complex (designed by Frank Lloyd Wright)  and other impressive buildings. Date: Thursday, 9th May 2019 Starting Time: 7:30pm for an 8 o’clock start Venue: Racecourse Hotel, cnr Dandenong…

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June 2019

Melbourne City Centre Art Deco Walk

June 9 @ 10.00 am - 12.00 pm
Manchester Unity Building, 220 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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$30 – $35

Why not join us for a walk and take in the many Art Deco treasures in Melbourne’s City centre? We will see commercial buildings, department stores (past and present), cinemas, arcades, banks, car parks, post offices – all contributors to Melbourne being one of the world’s great Art Deco cities. Colour walk booklet will be provided.  Hope to have you join us! Date:                    Sunday 9th June, 2019 Starting Time:     9.45 am for…

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July 2019

Mid-century Women’s Fashion post WWII

July 18 @ 8.00 pm - 10.00 pm
The Racecourse Hotel, cnr Dandenong Rd & Waverly Rd
Caulfield East, Australia
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$20 – $25

Join author and collector, Nicole Jenkins, for a slideshow presentation on Australian ladies wear of the post-WW2 period, when femininity and grown up glamour reigned and the local manufacturing industry thrived. Style, fabrics and construction details will all be included in this detailed look at fashions from 1947 to 1964. Also, if you have a particular article of clothing or fashion accessory from this period, we encourage you to bring (or wear) it for an informal ‘show & tell’ following…

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CONTACT

Robin Grow - ADMSA President
Tel: (03) 9686 0978
or 0412 567 923
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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