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The Thursday Topic: The Garden and Landscape of Pompeii

Thursday, June 6, 2019, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Old Post Office
12 Water Street South, Cambridge, ON
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Join us select Thursdays at Idea Exchange Old Post Office as we explore subjects of all kinds with seasoned experts. Bring your friends, make new ones, and exercise your mind as we discover and exchange ideas.

The Garden and Landscape of Pompeii with Kelley Prendergast

This pictorial presentation explores the art, architecture, and mythology surrounding the landscape and gardens in ancient temples and buildings throughout Pompeii.

Kelley Prendergast is an early childhood researcher and teacher to young students and adults on various subjects and topics. Recently, at The Atkinson Centre for Society and Child Development at the University of Toronto, Kelley researched on outdoor play in provincial and territorial early childhood curriculum frameworks and child care legislation which was presented at The Outdoor Play and Early Learning Policy Research Invitational Symposium by The Lawson Foundation. The final report will be published in the near future. At the University of Toronto, Kelley completed a Masters of Public Policy in urban, education and sustainability policy and also a Masters of Arts in Art History in environmental art.

Next lecture:

June 20: Maryam Rafiee, author of Dear Baba: A Story Through Letters

Ages 16+



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