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Opening Day

Guided Tours

For Families

Long Table

Singing at AGWA

Behind the Scenes

Illuminate

Heritage Festival

Mother's Day

Art Ball

Lecture Series

Competition

Win


Exhibition

The Corsini Collection

 

 

 

 

Florentine painter after Francesco Rosselli (Florence 1445-before 1513) The Execution of Savonarola and Two Companions at Piazza della Signoria 16th-17th century

Corsini OPENING DAY

A Florentine Festival Day

10am-5pm | 24 February 2018

Free foyer activity; ticketed exhibition entry

• Free foyer activity – music, dance, puppetry, food & wine demonstrations, family drawing activities
• Ticketed exhibition (exhibition tours and storytelling tours are free to ticket holders)

Experience Italian life with an opening day celebration featuring Florentine and Italian history, Italian food and wine, art-making activities.

CLICK HERE to view the program and schedule for the day.

     

Corsini Collection Long table

from 6:45pm, Saturday 17 March

$165 | $135 Members

Join AGWA for an exclusive Corsini Collection degustation dining adventure.


Hear about the captivating Corsini family and their journey collecting the superb artworks in this international exhibition while enjoying an exclusive after-hours viewing experience, and savouring delicious wines and Italian-themed foods during this unforgettable evening.


Buy now link

 
ROSSELLI MATTEO Davide Vittorioso
     

Singing at the Gallery

Presented in partnership with the WA Opera

5.30-7pm, Sunday 18 March, 15 April, 20 May, 17 June
$100 | $85 Members (four classes)

$25 | $21.50 Members (single class)

(classes are not suitable for under 18s)

Whether you’re a seasoned chorister or an absolute beginner, AGWA wants to share with you the unique experience of singing in an opera chorus. Over four classes, which you can book as a set or individually, you will be introduced to a range of Italian repertoire inspired by the exhibition. If you book all four classes you will get a free season pass to visit the show as often as you like. Each class will include a chance to glimpse the exhibition.

Buy now link  Sunday 18 March

(includes the option to attend all four classes)

Buy now link  Sunday 15 April

Buy now link  Sunday 20 May

Buy now link  Sunday 17 June

 
Anton Domenico Gabbiani (Florence 1652-1726) Glorification of the Corsini Family: sketch for the ceiling fresco of the Presentation Room of the Palazzo 1694-1695
     

Behind the Scenes of the

Corsini Collection

6-7.30pm, Thursday 12 April

$35 | $25 Members


AGWA Curator Melissa Harpley and exhibition staff share insights on the journey of bringing A Window
on Italy
to AGWA.

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NALDINI BATTISTA ATTRIBUITO A LIGOZZI JACOPO S. Caterina martirizzata
     

Propel Youth Arts x AGWA: Illuminate

Presented in partnership with Propel Youth Arts as part of the KickstART Festival
10am-5pm, Saturday 14 April – Monday 18 June

FREE

As part of the annual celebration of young people in WA, six emerging artists and one young curator have been selected to create a new exhibition that responds to A Window on Italy. See how they craft a contemporary response to art that spans centuries.

 
Florentine painter after Francesco Rosselli (Florence 1445-before 1513)
     

Australian Heritage Festival

A Morning with the Masterpieces

10.15am-12.30pm, Wednesday 2 May

$22 | $18 Members

Includes exhibition ticket, tour, coffee &

morning tea

Take a guided exhibition tour on the history of Italian art, followed by morning tea at FRANK at AGWA,

inspired by the recipe book featured in the exhibition.

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Niccolò Codazzi (Naples 1642-Genoa 1693) Ruined building c1685-1693
     

Celebrating Mother’s Day

Thursday 10 to Sunday 13 May

$25 | $22 Members

Spoil mum with a tour through Italy. Take her on an exhibition tour Thursday to Saturday, or join us for a special Beauty and fashion through the ages tour on Sunday, and then surprise her with a small Corsini gift from the Gallery Shop.

And remember, every exhibition ticket goes into the draw to win a trip to Italy, so you could be off to experience la dolce vita!

Buy now link  1-2pm, Thursday 10 May

Buy now link  1-2pm, Friday 11 May

Buy now link  1-2pm, Saturday 12 May

Buy now link  1-2pm, Sunday 13 May

Buy now link  2-3pm, Sunday 13 May

 
Giovanni Martinelli (Montevarchi 1600-Florence 1659) Music 1650
     

ART BALL

Saturday 26 May 2018

$250+bf

artball.com.au

Walk the red carpet into a world of mystery, mythology and decadence at AGWA’s annual flagship gala, ART BALL. Revolving around the international Corsini exhibition, AGWA will be transformed into an opulent realm of wonder and discovery with sensory experiences of palatial proportions.

Unleash your inner voyeur at WA’s most anticipated social event on 26 May 2018.

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Sandro Botticelli (Florence c1445-1510) and workshop Madonna and Child with Six Angels c1500
     

Lecture Series

In partnership with UWA

FREE

Celebrating the richness of culture, history and myth on display at the Gallery, hear from local experts about this amazing collection of works.

Wednesday 14 March, Dr Susanne Meurer
Wednesday 18 April, Dr Elizabeth Reid
Wednesday 16 May, Arvi Wattel

To learn more and book your place please visit

ias.uwa.edu.au/lectures/corsiniseries

 
Carlo Dolci (Florence 1616-1686) Hope 1653
     

Guided Tours

 

The Corsini Collection

1-2pm, Thursday – Sunday

Tour free, exhibition admission fees apply

Pre-book a guided tour as part of your exhibition experience and join a Voluntary Gallery Guide for a revealing insight into this magnificent, private collection.

Sunday Series

2-3pm, 11 March, 8 April, 13 May, 10 June

Tour free, exhibition admission fees apply

Why not buy a season pass and join us on the second Sunday of each month for a tour series covering the religion, beauty, colour and history of the Corsini Collection.

 

History of Italian Art

2-3pm Sunday 11 March

Art & Faith

2-3pm, Sunday 8 April

Beauty & Fashion through the Ages

2-3pm, Sunday 13 May

The Italian Palette

2-3pm, Sunday 10 June

Private tours

Tour free, exhibition admission fees apply

AGWA’s Guru Guides are also available for private tours for small groups. These can be tailored specifically to your interests and level of art knowledge.

Bookings are essential, and 3 weeks’ notice is required to make the arrangements. AGWA can coordinate a tour for a minimum 8 people per booking; AGWA Members minimum of 4 people per booking.

We recommend coordinating the tour before purchasing your exhibition tickets. A discounted ticket price is available for groups of 10 people or more. Group tickets can be purchased in the Gallery or over the phone on 9492 6600. ENQUIRE NOW

Groups

A discounted ticket price is available for groups of 10 people or more. Group tickets can be purchased in the Gallery or over the phone on 9492 6600. AGWA’s Guru Guides are also available for private tours for small groups. These can be tailored specifically to your interests and level of art knowledge.

 

For families

 

Family Art Trail

10am-5pm, Wednesday – Monday

Exhibition ticket required

In the exhibition space, find Arno, one of the many dogs that the Corsini family have owned to learn more about the artworks. During Easter, complete the trail and collect your prize from AGWA’s  Information Desk.

PDF logo Family Art Trail

ARTBubs: A Window on Italy – The Corsini Collection

10.30am-12pm, Wednesday 21 March

$25 (Ticket includes exhibition entry, tour and morning tea)
Parents with bubs get together for a midweek art outing. Tour the Gallery with one of AGWA’s Guru Guides, followed by coffee, cake and conversation.

Prams/baby carriers and babies up to one year old welcome. Baby change facilities available.

Storytelling Adventures

11am-12pm & 1-2pm, Sunday 15, Monday 16, Thursday 19 April

FREE

Join Glenn Swift, Storyteller Extraordinaire as he entertains you with stories of life in Renaissance Italy.

Portrait Palazzo

10am-5pm, Thursday 19 – Sunday 22 April

FREE

Keep eye out for AGWA and Attack of the Robot’s travelling Portrait Palazzo and have your picture taken in Renaissance Florence.

Design your own emblem

FREE

Do you have a family emblem, symbol or pattern with which you identify? Or, if you could design your family emblem, what colours, symbols and patterns would you choose? Visit the Imagination Room and create your own mark.

PDF logo Design Your Own Emblem

 

 

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Win a trip to Italy

Thanks to Singapore Airlines

Every exhibition ticket purchased goes into the prize draw for a fantastic trip for two to Rome and Florence including a private tour of the Palazzo Corsini on the banks of the Arno River.

ENTER HERE

 

 

 

 

 


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