Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 11am-5pm

Watson Road

Observatory Hill (The Rocks)

La Serenissima: The Fascination of Venice 

  • This event finished on 21 September 2003

8 August–21 September 2003

An exhibition of extraordinary artworks inspired by the bewitching city of Venice.  This great Italian City with its light, its water, its restless magic, has beckoned artisans for hundreds of years. Curator, Lou Klepac, brought together over 90 works of art from many Australian public and private collections.  The exhibition celebrated the magnificence of Venice: its art, its music, its food and its unforgettable atmosphere.


image:  Arthur Streeton Santa Maria della Salute (Sunny)  1908 oil on canvas  49.5 x 75.2cm Private Collection