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ACT Branch: Annual Lecture – Rescue and Reality: some thoughts on garden restoration by Lainie Lawson
9 August 2018 @ 6:00 pm AEST
Having observed garden restoration projects both in Australia and the UK over the past 30 years, Lainie is questioning current methods and outcomes. She is also interested in pursuing the influence of Open Gardens Australia on the conservation of private gardens.
Lainie Lawson is a long standing member of AGHS having joined in the 1980s when working in heritage conservation as Senior Curator of Historic Places in The ACT Government. She has served on the Boards of Open Gardens Australia, the Historic Houses Trust of NSW, the Australiana Fund, AGHS, and is currently on the Management Committee of the National Trust of NSW. She now lives on a small farming property at Nimmitabel where she enjoys her garden and continues to be involved in heritage projects.
Venue: Theatre, Canberra Museum and Gallery, corner London Cct and Civic Square.
Cost: $10 AGHS and CMAG members and $15 non-members. Includes refreshments.