Curator tours of Heavenly Beings: Icons of the Christian Orthodox World

 —  Various dates, 1.45 — 2.30pm

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Due to popular demand, guided tours will run daily until exhibition close on Sunday 18 September. 


Heavenly Beings: Icons of the Christian Orthodox World introduces the tradition of the devotional art of the Christian Orthodox faith in an exhibition of icons drawn from across the world.  

As an exclusive add-on to your experience of this exhibition, we are pleased to offer guided tours by curator,          Dr Sophie Matthiesson. 

Learn about the fascinating history, meanings and devotional uses of icons, and the making of this extraordinary exhibition. Duration approx. 40 mins with time for questions/discussion at end. Folding stools available. 

These tours are limited in numbers so please book beforehand to avoid disappointment. Ticket price includes access to the exhibition. 


Image credit: Mother of God and Saint Joseph with the Archangels Gabriel and Michael, Crete with Ethiopian additions, 16th century, on loan from a private collection, Canberra

Level 1
Adult $24.50, Concession $19.50, Members free
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