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Exhibition floor talks

Extra tour added!
Thursday 10 April 2014, 5:15pm - 6:00pm
Monday 14 April 2014, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
03 8664 7099
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Keith Murdoch Gallery
Main entry, Swanston Street
Has wheelchair access

As part of the exhibition Rome: Piranesi's vision, enjoy two fabulously entertaining and informative floor talks by the curator.

Piranesi and the Grand Tour: curator's view 

What is it like to be an 18th-century aristocrat on the Grand Tour? Join the Marquis de Marigny, Madame de Pompadour's brother (a regular at the court of Louis XV) for an introduction to Rome: Piranesi's vision. Featuring curator Colin Holden (in character!).

Book now for Monday 14 April, 2-2.45pm (max capacity 30)