On the day, enjoy self-guided tours of Rose Seidler House, experience internationally acclaimed artist, James Gulliver Hancock illustrating house objects or relax with a coffee in the grounds of one of the finest examples of mid-20th century modern domestic architecture in Australia.
Hear expert talks from guest curators and commentators exploring art, architecture, design and heritage.
Or extend the experience of the day with curated house tours to some of the wonderful modernist homes of the area.
Ticketing Information –
Please note general entry to the Mad About Modernism day is included in all tour and talk ticket prices.
WHEN & WHERE
ROSE SEIDLER HOUSE
Australian Modernist Architecture
10.30am – 11.30am
Professor Philip Goad is internationally known for his research and is an authority on modern Australian architecture. He has worked extensively as an architect, conservation consultant, and curator. Join him for a discussion on Australian modernist architecture.
Why People Hate Modernism: Tim Ross and Tone Wheeler
12pm – 1pm
Guest commentator Tim Ross presents a panel with Tone Wheeler exploring why people don’t like modernism.
‘From the inside and out’ – furniture creates the room and the room the facade
3pm – 4pm
Author and curator Karen McCartney will lead a panel with contemporary architects, interior designers and collectors looking at both the importance of both interior design and exterior design in the modernist aesthetic.
General Entry only:
Talks: (Includes General Entry)
Tours: (Includes General Entry)