Working Heritage to host event as part of NGV Melbourne Design Week.

Working Heritage, in partnership with Hellenic Museum and Grounds of Arcadia will be hosting 'Place is a Slow Event' in the Sean Godsell-designed MPavilion in the courtyard at the former Royal Mint on Friday 22 March 2019 from 2pm until 4pm. Hellenic Museum will be extending its opening hours to 5pm and the Grounds of Arcadia bar will be open for purchaing drinks.

A panel of four speakers comprising Professor Ross Gibson (Canberra University), Charity Edwards (MADA), Maddison Miller (Heritage Victoria) and Dr Laura Harper (MADA) will be moderated by Ross Turnbull (Working Heritage). The team will investigate the shifting perspectives on heritage and Crown land via four primary themes; deep-time, a more-than-human city, Aboriginal knowledge of Country, and land transformed by mining and extraction.

Entry is free, however, bookings are required. These can be made with Eventbrite via the NGV website.

If you wish to drive to the event, parking will be avialable the Mint Car Park at the usual rates. Parking at Mint Car Park funds a significant proporation of Working Heritage's projects at heritage places across Victoria.


Former Royal Mint

A Melbourne icon

280 William Street, Melbourne


t: 9600 1667

Southern Gatehouse
Former Royal Melbourne Mint
280 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000


PO Box 13287
Law Courts Post Office
277 William Street
Melbourne VIC 8010


Permanent and casual parking
is available at the Mint Car Park,
280 William Street, Melbourne.

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