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Visions Theatre, National Museum of Australia, Canberra

The Walter Burley Griffin Society Inc invites you to the fourth annual Marion Mahony Griffin Lecture.

In the centenary year of the Griffins’ winning design for Canberra, join conservation planner Sheridan Burke as she reflects on Canberra in relation to recent listings of modern heritage places through the World Heritage Convention.

Sheridan’s commitment to the Griffins includes curating and conserving their first Castlecrag house for the Historic Houses Trust of NSW, and preparing the Heritage Assessment and Conservation Plan for Lake Burley Griffin for the National Capital Authority. She leads the Canberra office of heritage consultants Godden Mackay Logan and is the President of the International Council of Monuments and Sites Twentieth Century Heritage Scientific Committee, adviser to UNESCO.

Tickets: $20.00 (WBGS or NMA Members); $25.00 (Non-members)
Seating limited. Bookings essential:
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Marion Mahony Griffin LectureCelebrating the Griffins' contribution to Canberra as a modern planned capital city.Thursday 30 August 2012 at 6.00pm |

Marion Mahony (1871–1961), photograph courtesy Art Institute of Chicago