Marion: the other Griffin

Event details

Events and Exhibitions

Date & time

11 February 2022 to 8 May 2022


National Archives of Australia
National Office
Kings Avenue, Parkes ACT



Architect, designer, idealist, trailblazer. Marion Mahony Griffin has often been overshadowed by her famous collaborators, Frank Lloyd Wright and Walter Burley Griffin. Marion: the other Griffin reveals and celebrates the life and achievements of this extraordinary woman.

From Chicago to Canberra to Lucknow, Marion’s remarkable career and designs are revealed. Enjoy the rare opportunity to view the original and beautiful plans for the design of the nation’s capital submitted by Marion and Walter Burley Griffin in 1912. Be inspired by Marion’s drive, passion and ground-breaking design ethos.

Exhibition opening February 2022.