Described as our ‘national treasure’, listen to the life of Mirka Mora unfold through firstly viewing the CAE’s own installation. Mirka conducted countless workshops not only at CAE but all throughout Victoria and interstate. Discover the many facets of her rich and colourful life in Melbourne, the creations of numerous cafe and restaurant installments and her moves to St Kilda and then Richmond.
The talk is complimented the following week by CAE’s “Mirka Mora St Kilda Walking Tour”.
Isabel Simpson is a leading tour guide whose main focus is historical sites. She is an avid researcher who delights in interpreting Melbourne’s past and present by combining history, architecture and people. Or in Isabel's own words: "My walks are a tapestry of social, cultural, historical, street art and architectural explosion."
Isabel has provided fascinating tours for many leading Melbourne institutions including the CAE, National Gallery of Victoria, City museum, conservation groups as well as visitors to Melbourne, including cruise ships.
Isabel holds formal training qualifications and is a member of the Professional Tour Guide Association of Australia (VIC) & nationally accredited guide, Guiding Organisations Australia.