DABF18 | Opening lecture: THE LIBRARY: Architectural History of a Cultural Construct

22 November 2018

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In this illustrated talk, Ellen will situate the library in its historic and cultural horizons; bringing us from the local libraries of Dublin Corporation of the 1930s to the Baroque ‘temples for books’ in Vienna and beyond.

Thursday 22 November 2018 | 6.30pm
Studio 6, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios
FREE event, book tickets HERE.

Dr. Ellen Rowley (Architectural & Cultural Historian and Guest Curator, DABF 2018)

In this illustrated talk, Ellen will situate the library in its historic and cultural horizons; bringing us from the local libraries of Dublin Corporation of the 1930s to the Baroque ‘temples for books’ in Vienna and beyond.

This event takes place as part of Dublin Art Book Fair 2018: Art and Architecture: Uncovering Libraries and Collections, sponsored by Henry J Lyons, supported by Dublin UNESCO City of Literature and the Arts Council of Ireland. Dublin Art Book Fair 2018 is guest curated by architectural and cultural historian, Dr. Ellen Rowley.

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