Walking Tour – Golf Links Estate, Camberwell

Golf Links Estate, Camberwell corner Camberwell Road and Christowell Street, Camberwell, Victoria

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). ...

$30 – $35

Industrial Tour

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

Art Deco Sydney

The Racecourse Hotel cnr Dandenong Rd & Waverly Rd, Caulfield East

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 ...

$20 – $25

Chicago Art Deco & Johnson Wax Complex, Racine

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 ...

Melbourne City Centre Art Deco Walk

Manchester Unity Building 220 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC

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! ...

$30 – $35

Mid-century Women’s Fashion post WWII

The Racecourse Hotel cnr Dandenong Rd & Waverly Rd, Caulfield East

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 ...

$20 – $25

Texas Down Under

The Racecourse Hotel cnr Dandenong Rd & Waverly Rd, Caulfield East

Please join us for a special event when we visit Fair Park in Dallas, Texas.  Created for the Texas Centennial Exposition of 1936, Fair Park is one of the finest collections of Art Deco art and architecture in the United States. In this illustrated lecture, featuring historic and current images and newsreel footage from the Centennial Exposition, Fair Park Deco co-author Jim ...

$20 – $25

Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting Thursday 17 October - Evening function 'The Esmond Collective' Following our AGM, guest speakers Margaret Pitt and Paddy Dorney  will present jointly on  architect Esmond Dorney’s life and the evolution of his work.  Dorney's  Melbourne Art Deco practice (1931-1941) and  the Hobart Modernist practice (1947 -1991) will be covered in their presentation. More details to come.

15th ICADS World Congress on Art Deco

Rioplatense describes the culture of a region on both sides of the Rio de la Plata that produces crops and cattle but also tango music, avant garde literature and arts as well as modern architecture and design. The minimalist landscape of plains and waters of the region inspired the building of modern artefacts that borrowed ideas, images and materials from ...

Buenos Aires World Congress on Art Deco

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, ...


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


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


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