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High tea with Gusto!

Saturday 20 April 2013, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Book online
03 8664 7099
Bookings required
Cowen Gallery
Level 2a, Main entry, Swanston St
Has wheelchair access

Indulge in the grand tradition of high tea in the Library's splendid Red Rotunda, surrounded by oil paintings and portraits drawn from the Library's Pictures collection. Optional exhibition tour included. 

Afterwards, take a leisurely stroll among the gastronomic treasures showcased in our current exhibition Gusto! A culinary history of Victoria.

Companion card accepted at State Library of Victoria events.


  • Individuals: $80
  • Foundation members: $70
  • Table for ten: $700