Paris In Bloom – An Historical Overview Of The City’s Gardens

A public lecture conducted by the Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society, Toowoomba

An expert on all things Parisian, Thirza Vallois will present a public lecture on the gardens of Paris for the Toowoomba Group of the Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society (ADFAS) on 21 September.

Everyone who has visited Paris is struck by its wonderful public gardens including the Tuileries, the Luxembourg and the Jardin des Plantes. In her illustrated lecture Thirza Vallois will take us on an historical journey through the gardens from the medieval to contemporary ones.

Thirza Vallois has lived most of her life in Paris. She holds several post-graduate degrees from the Sorbonne University including the prestigious agregation, is an acclaimed author, lecturer and broadcaster.

Thirza’s  lecture will be given in the Glennie Room, The Glennie School, Herries Street, Toowoomba on Tuesday 21 September starting at 6.45 pm and will be followed by supper.

Members of the public are very welcome to attend. The cost is $20 for persons who are not members of ADFAS and $10 for students.

For further information about this lecture and about membership of ADFAS contact the Secretary of ADFAS, Toowoomba on 07 4636 6164.

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