Art of Science Public Program - Tracey Lock, Curator of Australian Paintings and Sculpture at the Art Gallery of South Australia, discusses the rich visual intersections between the art of the expeditions.
This workshop is held in conjunction with the South Australian Maritime Museum’s ground-breaking new exhibition The Art of Science: Baudin's Voyagers featuring original artworks from the expedition of Nicolas Baudin (1800-1804).
When Baudin’s ship Naturaliste returned to Le Havre in 1803, Josephine Bonaparte tussled with the museum’s curators over its scientific haul. Seedlings collected by Baudin’s botanists were cultivated at her estate at Malmaison and kangaroos and emus grazed the grounds. Join the director of Carrick Hill, Richard Heathcote as he guides you through a little slice of Australia on the outskirts of 19th century Paris.