Networking Breakfast

Thursday 31 October 2019
7.15 am for 7.30 am

Venue: Hotel InterContinental Sydney Double Bay
33 Cross Street, Sydney Double Bay. 


Guest Speaker: Dr. Gene Sherman AM

TOPIC: The Business of Culture

Dr. Gene Sherman AM is a leading Australian cultural figure and philanthropist. She is Founder, Executive and Artistic Director of the Sherman Centre for Culture and Ideas (SCCI), established in 2017 as a cultural-exchange platform on contemporary fashion and architecture. For 21 years (1986-2007), Dr. Sherman was Director and Proprietor of Sherman Galleries, a commercial gallery with a focus on artists from Australia, the Asia Pacific and Middle East. From 2008-2017, Dr. Sherman was Chair and Executive Director of the Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, presenting 37 projects by significant visual practitioners across art, architecture, fashion, film and design from the Asia Pacific, Australia and Middle East.

Dr. Gene Sherman is Adjunct Professor, UNSW Art and Design, a Member of the Tate Asia-Pacific Acquisitions Committee (since 2009 and currently co-Chair since 2015), a Member of the Tate International Council (since 2017), and a Board Member of the Australian Institute of Art History (since 2009). Gene was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2010 in recognition of her cultural philanthropy and support of emerging and established artists. The French Government has honoured Dr. Sherman with two prestigious awards in its Legion of Honour awards system: the Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (2016), and the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (2003).


RSVP and Payment

A breakfast fee of $30 includes a delicious Continental Breakfast.

Members who have pre-paid for their breakfast, please RSVP via email

Enquiries: Mobile: 0417 485 690;

We are no longer able to accommodate late arrivals so please book early!

Prepaid bookings only. We accept bank transfer or credit card. Sorry no cash. 
Payment is not possible on the morning of the breakfast. RSVP. Please book by Monday 28th October 2019. Don’t forget your business cards.

Alternatively, payment can be made to:
DBNG, St George Bank
BSB 112 879. Acc 492 869 131

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