"Napoleon: Revolution to Empire" - co-organised by the National Gallery of Victoria and the Fondation Napoléon - will be hosting a symposium aimed at introducing the public to the key themes of the exhibition. The symposium is scheduled for 2 June, and is a ticketed event.
10am: Gerard Vaughan (Director of the NGV) - welcome
10.15am: Victor-André Masséna, Prince d'Essling (President of the Fondation Napoléon) - "Martial Lapeyre and Creation of the Fondation Napoleon"
10.30am: Karine Huguenaud (in charge of the Fondation Napoléon collection) - "Collections of the Fondation Napoléon"
11am: Ted Gott (Senior Curator of International Art at the NGV) - "Australian connections"
11.15am: Tea break
12noon: Gerard Vaughan - "Napoleon's taste for Raphael and Correggio"
12.20pm: François Houdecek (Project manager for the Publication of the Correspondence of Napoleon Bonaparte) - "Russia 1812"
12.50pm: Peter Hicks (International Relations Manager at the Fondation Napoléon) - "Coronation and music"
2 June 2012, from 10am - 1.20pm
Clemenger BBDO Auditorium
180 St Kilda Road
Melbourne VIC 3000
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