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ADFAS: The Tale of Two Cities: Moscow and St Petersburg
The story of Russia is inextricably linked to two contrasting cities – Moscow and St Petersburg. The Russian capital, Moscow is the historic seat of power with its impressive and world-famous landmarks like St Basil’s, the Kremlin and Red Square. Saint Petersburg was founded by Peter the Great as an artfully planned statement city of style and sophistication and as a doorway to the West. This lecture considers the fascinating cultural history of these two great cities and most importantly their incredible legacy of art and architecture.
Kenneth Park works as a lecturer, curator, tour leader/host and a philanthropy/marketing/tourism consultant. Kenneth has served for over thirty years as the Curator of Collections and Philanthropy Associate at Wesley College Melbourne, where he manages the archives and an extensive Australian art collection. Kenneth is passionate about art, architecture, and cultural history. His richly illustrated and thoughtfully researched lectures are delivered with great enthusiasm and are designed to inform and engage with the audience.