Introducing the private art collection of one of Florence’s most eminent families, the Corsini family.

Featuring Renaissance and Baroque paintings by Italian artists such as Botticelli, Tintoretto, Caravaggio and Pontormo – these extraordinary works of art have been preserved over centuries, surviving the devastation of World War II and the great flood of Florence. This personal collection includes portraits, landscapes, mythological and religious paintings, plus fascinating decorative objects and furniture from the Palazzo Corsini.

Leaving the city it’s called home for 600 years, this is the first time this collection has toured outside Italy and will be the only showing in Australia.

Experience for yourself this uniquely visual history of passion, fortune, and survival.

Opening Weekend – a Florentine Festival

  • 10am-5pm, Saturday 24 February 
  • Experience Italian life with an opening day celebration featuring Florentine history, Italian food and wine, art-making activities.

Guided Tours

  • The Corsini Collection 
  • 1-2pm, Thursdays–Sundays 
  • 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 
  • 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.

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.

This event is supported by MRA.

When

  • Saturday 24 February - Monday 18 June
  • 10am - 5pm
  • (Venue closed Tuesdays, 30 March 2018 and 25 April 2018)

More info

This event is organised by Art Gallery of Western Australia

Price

  • Adult: $15
  • Children (5-7yrs): $7
  • Children (4 and under): Free

Where

Art Gallery of WA

Perth Cultural Centre (Bounded by Roe Street, Beaufort Street, Francis Street, William Street) Perth WA 6000

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