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TASSI AGOSTINO - Fiera di Grottaferrata

Corsini OPENING DAY

A Florentine Festival Day

10am-5pm | Saturday 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)

The only Australian showing of A Window on Italy – The Corsini Collection: Masterpieces from Florence will open at AGWA on 24 February with a Florentine Festival Day.

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

• Hear from AGWA curators for specialist insights into the works of art on display

• Listen to an opera performance

• Draw your own family crest in the Imagination Room

• Be entertained by our storyteller extraordinaire

• Watch traditional Renaissance dancers

• Relax with Italian jazz

• Sample Australian wines made with Italian grapes

• Learn how to make pasta

TIME EVENT LOCATION / VENUE

10am-5pm

Family Fun | FREE
Draw your family crest

Imagination Room

10.30-11.30am

Curator Tour
tour free, exhibition ticket required

Join curator Melissa Harpley on a highlights tour

Corsini exhibition space

11am-12pm

Storytelling Adventures
tour free, exhibition ticket required
Let Glenn Swift, storyteller extraordinaire, entertain you with stories of life in Renaissance Italy

Corsini exhibition space

11-11.45am

Black String Puppet Theatre performance | FREE
European puppet theatre with hand-carved marionettes

Level one

11.30am-12.30pm

Curator Tour
tour free, exhibition ticket required
Join curator Melissa Harpley on a highlights tour

Corsini exhibition space

12-12.15pm

Dance: Sicilian and Calabrian Tarantella | FREE
Performed by Little Italy by the Sea Festival Dance Ensemble

Gallery Concourse

12-3pm

Wine tasting with Juniper, Margaret River | FREE

FRANK cafe

12.20-12.35pm

Music: West Australian Opera | FREE

Level one

12.45-1pm

Performance: Natural Wings Aerial Art | FREE

Gallery Concourse

1-2pm

Corsini Guided Tour
tour free, exhibition ticket required
Join an AGWA Guru Guides tour

Corsini exhibition space

1-1.15pm

Dance: Venetian Baroque and the Volta | FREE
Performed by Little Italy by the Sea Festival Dance Ensemble

Gallery Concourse

1.10-1.45pm

Black String Puppet Theatre performance | FREE
European puppet theatre with hand-carved marionettes

Level one

1.15-1.40pm

Music: Italian Live Lounge | FREE

Gallery Concourse

1.30-2.30pm

Storytelling Adventures
tour free, exhibition ticket required
Let Glenn Swift, storyteller extraordinaire, entertain you
with stories of life in Renaissance Italy

Corsini exhibition space

1.45-1.55pm

Dance: Pugliese Pizzica 1 & 2 | FREE
Performed by Little Italy by the Sea Festival Dance Ensemble

Gallery Concourse

1.55-2.15pm

Music: West Australian Opera | FREE

Level one

2-3pm

Food with FRANK
Learn how to make pasta, free gnocchi demonstration

FRANK cafe

2.25-2.55pm

Music: West Australian Youth Orchestra String Quartet FREE

Gallery Concourse

2.55-3pm

Dance: Neopolitan Tarantella | FREE
Performed by Little Italy by the Sea Festival Dance Ensemble

Gallery Concourse

3-3.30pm

Music: Italian Live Lounge | FREE

Gallery Concourse

3.30-4pm

Music: West Australian Youth Orchestra String Quartet
FREE

Gallery Concourse
     

Please note: activities, times and venues subject to change.

 

BOOK YOUR TICKET NOW

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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

 

 

 

Agostino Tassi (Perugia 1578-Rome 1644)
The Fair at Grottaferrata early 17th century
oil on canvas
95 x 190 cm
Galleria Corsini, Florence

                  

 

 

 


 

 


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