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'Black Thursday' pop-up talk

William Strutt, Black Thursday, February 6th, 1851 (detail),1864, oil on canvas, State Library Victoria
28 September 2016, 3:00pm3:45pm
Location Keith Murdoch Gallery
Swanston Street Welcome Zone
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

Soon after painter William Strutt’s arrival in Australia, a cataclysmic bushfire engulfed huge swathes of Victoria.

Eleven years later he painted his magnum opus: Black Thursday, February 6th, 1851.

Join us to hear more about this powerful artwork.

Heroes and villains: Strutt's Australia is on display in the Keith Murdoch Gallery, open from 10am to 5pm daily and open until 9pm on Thursdays.