See the NGV’s permanent collection in a new light as curators and conservators take visitors through the permanent displays, making connections with artists and works featured in the Italian Masterpieces.
Please note these talks are not in the Italian Masterpieces exhibition but held in NGV’s permanent collection.
Friday 1 August Renaissance portraiture & personalities: Lucrezia Borgia | Speaker Carl Villis, Conservator of European Paintings before 1800
Friday 8 August Love and marriage in the Italian Renaissance | Speakers Dr Matthew Martin, Curator, Decorative Arts & Antiquities and Sophie Matthiesson, Curator, International Art
Friday 15 August Veronese and Tiepolo | Speaker Carl Villis, Conservator of European Paintings before 1800
Friday 22 August Mengs and eighteenth-century portraiture | Speaker Laurie Benson, Curator, International Art
Friday 29 August Paola Pivi | Speaker Max Delany, Senior Curator, Contemporary Art
Venue: NGV International permanent collection. Meet Information Desk, Ground level, NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road
Time: 12:30pm (dates as above).