Renaissance masterclass series

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Saint Sebastian (detail) , c.1501–02 Oil And Gold On Wood Panel © Courtesy of Accademia Carrara, Bergamo
Renaissance masterclass series

Parkes Place, Parkes
Canberra , ACT 2600
February 22nd, 2012 - March 28th, 2012

United States
+61 2 6240 6411
open daily 10am–5pm


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

22 February
Dr Jaynie Anderson, University of Melbourne, principal advisor for the exhibition
Giovanni Bellini and his Madonna paintings

29 February
Dr Vivien Gaston, Honorary Research Fellow, School of Culture and Communication
The Holy and the Human: Renaissance paintings from Milan

7 March
Christine Dixon, Senior Curator, National Gallery of Australia Lotto and Renaissance painting in Northern Italy

14 March
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.

21 March
Lucina Ward, Curator, International Painting and Sculpture, National Gallery of Australia
Art in Florence and its surrounds

 28 March
Dr Lisa Mansfield, Lecturer in Art History University of South Australia Portraiture and Power in the Italian Renaissance