Narratives of Nations - The Australiana Fund & The White House Historical Association
Narratives of Nations is a unique opportunity to learn more about two significant cultural organisations - The Australiana Fund and the White House Historical Association.
The White House Historical Association's David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History is focussed on the history of the White House through educational outreach.
Dr. Curtis Sandberg, Director of the David M. Rubenstein National Center for the White House History will discuss the history of the White House Historical Association and its mission, emphasizing the key role of the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History. With its dynamic education programs, resources offered by a staff of historians, a cutting edge digital library, a large selection of public programs, and exhibitions highlighting the history of the Executive Mansion, the Center is an invaluable asset to discovering and understanding this essential symbol of America's heritage.
The Australiana Fund is launching a major new book, Collecting for the Nation about its collection and Australia's four official residences within which it is on display and use.
Several of the book's distinguished panel of authors will speak about the narratives revealed in the histories of the residences and the collection, offering new perspectives on Australia's history through cultural heritage.
For more information: Narratives of Nations
Date and time: Fri, 29 September 2017, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: National Museum of Australia, Lawson Crescent, Acton ACT 2601