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The Language of Ornament – National Gallery of Victoria 2017

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The Language of Ornament a FREE entry exhibition at NGV International from February 25 2017 will challenge the mind, engage the spirit and connect with the soul

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Primavera, Flora & Wattle – Celebrate the Beauty of Flowers

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Spring arriving in Australia is celebrated on 1st September, by wearing sprigs of Acacia pycnantha or Wattle, the ravishing plant from the Mimosaceae family

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Fantastic Flora in Australia – Federation to Fifties

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Australia’s architectural and garden styles developed through the imposition of European cultures on the land and its people from Federation to the Fifties.

Australia's first Government House

Fantastic Flora in Australia – First Fleet to Federation

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At the English colonization of this extraordinary continent in 1788 the flora was so exotic many explorers thought they would find the original Garden of Eden

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An Ancient Roman Villa – A Cultural Ideal of Rural Life Pt 1

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Roman commentator Pliny the Elder recorded two kinds of villas: villa urbana, a country seat easily reached from Rome and villa rustica, the farm-house estate

Flora, Motifs from Nature – The David Roche Foundation Show

Flora, Motifs from Nature – The David Roche Foundation Show

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Flora, Motifs from Nature Show at David Roche Foundation Viewing Gallery, Adelaide is a celebration of life and homage to David Roche’s love of floral ornament

Editorial – Muse News January 2011

Editorial – Muse News January 2011

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We have started the year talking about gardens including Flora, First Fleet to Federation. Then there is First Impressions and Lasting Impressions with the art of gardens in France. And, in Japan we talk about the bountiful beauties of old gardens that are really breathtaking. Our On Line Video of the month is Culture in the Colonies just in time for Australia Day.