01 Renaissance 15th and 16th century
Italian paintings from the
Accademia Carrara,

Renaissance is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to encounter paintings by some of the greatest European artists of the early and high Renaissance. Over seventy works, made between 1400 and 1600 by painters in Northern and Central Italy such as Botticelli, Bellini and Titian will be on show. Visitors will discover touching depictions of the Madonna and Child, dramatic lives of the saints and Bible stories, and insightful portraits of nobels. Only in Canberra.

Visit out website for parking information.

Opening times
10.00 am – 4.00 pm every day
(except Christmas day)

Saturday nights from 10 Dec 2011 last session 6pm

Friday nights from 20 Jan 2012
last session 6pm

Last session 1 hour prior to Gallery closing.

Premium sessions
Saturday and Sunday
9 am – 10 am

Timed tickets and premium packages from ticketek.com.au/renaissance
or 132 849

02 Gift guideNGA Shop Have a merry Italian Christmas with these unique gifts inspired by Renaissance: 15th and 16th century Italian paintings from the Accademia Carrara, Bergamo Open 7 days 10 am - 5 pm
phone: +61 2 6240 6420
email: ecom@nga.gov.au

1. James Kidman's Renaissance Table is a beautifully conceived and photographed collection of recipes for the contemporary home cook that brings new vitality to Italian cooking $49.95
2. Pretty coloured glassware from $48 3. Attila Gnome Stool by Kartell, cute, humorous and functional $420
4. Cindy Table Lamp by Kartell, sophisticated and playful $340 5. Selection of deliciously scented Italian soap.
From $7.50 6. Assorted Proraso shaving products used by professional barbers in Italy for more than 60 years. From $8.50 7. Assorted food products. From $11.50 8. 'What would Jesus wear' magnetic wardrobe $29.95 9. Special range of products featuring Renaissance images from $5.95 10. Renaissance tickets Experience the extraordinary works of art from the Italian Renaissance masters without having to travel overseas $25 adult 11. La Dolce Vita 60s lifestyle in Rome book $70 12. Formula 1 racing car toy $39.95 13. Children's t shirts inspired by Renaissance Sizes 2 - 10 $29.95
14. Quirky gelato personal fan $7.95
03 Sculpture bar & Sculpture Garden Restaurant
Now open

Relax and unwind in the Sculpture Garden every Friday evening from 5.00 to 10.00 pm during the Renaissance season. The National Gallery's Sculpture Bar, in association Veuve Clicquot, features Canberra's best DJ's. Listen and relax under the stars with a great range of food and beverages. It is the perfect way to start the weekend this summer!

Be sure to follow the Sculpture Bar's  Facebook page and Twitter for updates on what's on each week.

The Sculpture Garden Restaurant is now open for lunch from midday, Wednesday to Sunday.

Set on the pond surrounded by nature and art, enjoy this unique outdoor dining experience. The Sculpture Garden Restaurant offers a refined menu inspired by Italy and a diverse wine list.

View the Sculpture Garden Restaurant menu.

For reservations: 02 6240 6660


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