Booked out - Preview - Clarice Beckett: Paintings from the National Collection

Join us to celebrate the opening of Clarice Beckett: Paintings from the National Collection with an evening of art and food with special guest speaker, Edith M. Ziegler, historian, lecturer and author. 

Enjoy a welcome drink before an exclusive preview of the exhibition, followed by an illustrated talk as Edith shares insights into one of Australia’s most important early Modernest painters, Clarice Beckett. Beckett's work captured a world on the cusp of modernisation, evoking both the natural environment and simple pleasures of suburbia and is deeply sensitive to the effects of colour, light and atmosphere.

Ticket price includes a welcome drink, preview and talk with Edith Ziegler.  Optional dinner at Perrotta's is to be booked through Perrotta's and paid directly to Perrotta's on the evening.

DATE    Friday 8 March, 2024 | 5.30pm

5.30pm - Welcome drink on the Gallery balcony
6.15pm - Exclusive preview and in-depth talk with Edith M. Ziegler, author of The Worlds and Work of Clarice Beckett
7.30pm - Dinner at Perrotta’s at the Gallery


VENUE  Cairns Art Gallery and Perrotta’s at the Gallery

  Cnr Shields and Abbott Streets, Cairns



Artist Talk

$50 for non-members
$40 for members
Numbers are limited, bookings are essential

Dinner at Perrotta’s 

* All dinner reservations must be booked directly with Perrotta’s at the Gallery via their website.
Meals and drinks to be paid to Perrotta's on the night.

Exhibition continues at Cairns Art Gallery until 19 May 2024 

Friday 8 Mar
5:30pm - 8:30pm

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$50 Non-members
$40 Members

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