Travels Through Time

Cultural Studies and Tours

The Fine Art of Survival

Overview of Lecture Series

When the young Napoleon set out at the head of the French Republican army to spread the ideals of the Revolution, he would set in motion the rearrangement of the geography and politics of Europe and with this the fate of not just the aristocratic class, patrons of the art of the day, but also the destiny of artworks deemed as emblematic of the old order, as well as the fortunes of artists themselves.

This lecture series will investigate this era of unparalleled rapid change through the life and travels of a Venetian aristocrat, a celebrated French artist and works of art coveted as symbols of power and prestige through the ages. It will also raise questions about the repatriation of stolen art.


Sylvia Sagona

Session Dates

Stream 1 : Tuesdays: 10:15 - 12:00 noon - March 6,13, 20, 2018

Stream 2 : Fridays: 10:15 - 12:00 noon - March 9, 16, 23, 2018

Note : Doors open at 10:15 and lecture starts at 10:30 sharp.


$145 for 3 lectures in the series (incl GST)


Alloarmo, 5 Grattan Street, Hawthorn. VIC


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