Mexico – A Living Past

  • From: May 28, 2013 at 7:00pm     To: May 28, 2013 at 9:00pm
Mexico – A Living Past

Monthly Friends of the South African Museum Lecture

Start time: 19:00
End Time: 21:00
Venue: TH Barry Lecture Theatre, Iziko South African Museum,
Speaker: Ashley Lillie
Topic: Mexico – A Living Past

Mexico is a country where the past is never far away. The major events and people who have been prominent inshaping Mexico feature as an

ever- present reminder in many ways. The lecture, focusing on aspects of the professional interest of the speaker, including architectural history, promotion of heritage tourism and utilisation of public space, will be based on experience gained in various visits, most recently an extended visit in 2012. Specific reference will be made to thestruggle for independence from Spain. Comments on aspects of traveling in Mexico may also be of interest tothose attending – and possibly considering visiting Mexico!

All lectures will be in the TH Barry Lecture Theatre at Iziko South African Museum as usual at 19:00, unlessotherwise advertised. Entrance is free to members on presentation of a valid 2013 membership card. Visitors areasked for a donation of R30.

Contact Maxine Davieson

Phone: 021 481 3913 or email:

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