Views of Ancient Rome lecture series
In association with ASA Cultural Tours, the State Library of Victoria is holding a lecture series that coincides with the exhibition Rome: Piranesi’s vision.
The Ruins and Discoveries of Rome 1500-1700
Prof. Frank Sear illuminates the complex development of Roman architecture, examining the ruins that supplied both inspiration and material for the construction of the papal city.
Thursday 27 March, 6-7pm
Piranesi and Views of Ancient and Modern Rome
Prof. David Marshall talks about Piranesi and the differing views of ancient and modern Rome.
Thursday 10 April, 6-7pm
Piranesi, Pirro Ligorio and the Visionary Recreation of Ancient Rome in the Renaissance and Baroque Periods
Prof. David Marshall explores the topic of Piranesi, Pirro Ligorio and the visionary recreation of ancient Rome in the Renaissance and baroque periods.
Thursday 1 May, 6-7pm
Dates: 6-7pm, 27 March, 10 April and 1 May 2014
Venue: Village Roadshow Theatrette, Entry 3, La Trobe St, State Library of Victoria
Free but bookings essential – Bookings online via the SLV website
More information at the SLV website here.