A six-week series of Masterclass lectures by key academics and experts in Renaissance art. Each lecture provides a detailed investigation of a theme, movement, work or artist featured in the exhibition. This series is ideal for enthusiasts who want to delve deeply into the rich artistic content of Renaissance. The exhibition opens exclusively to Masterclass attendees for one hour after each lecture.
$150 series, $130 members/concession (includes six lectures and exhibition entries) | bookings essential James O Fairfax Theatre and Temporary Exhibition Galleries
Dr Jaynie Anderson, University of Melbourne, principal advisor for the exhibition
Giovanni Bellini and his Madonna paintings
Dr Vivien Gaston, Honorary Research Fellow, School of Culture and Communication
The Holy and the Human: Renaissance paintings from Milan
Christine Dixon, Senior Curator, National Gallery of Australia Lotto and Renaissance painting in Northern Italy
Carl Villis, Conservator National Gallery of Victoria The Shift to modern painting: Changes in artists’ materials and techniques from the Early to the Late Renaissance.
Lucina Ward, Curator, International Painting and Sculpture, National Gallery of Australia
Art in Florence and its surrounds
Dr Lisa Mansfield, Lecturer in Art History University of South Australia Portraiture and Power in the Italian Renaissance