Draw Like an Italian Master

Mon–Fri, 10 am, 11.30 am, 1 pm
Levels 3–10
NGV International

Learn from some of the masters of Italian art. In this NGV educator-led program, students will draw alongside treasured works by artists such as Correggio, Lavinia Fontana and Giambattista Tiepolo and explore innovative artistic techniques, processes and ideas used by Italian artists in the Renaissance and beyond. Students will also learn associated Italian art terms and phrases such as chiaroscuro and sfumato. This program builds students’ observation and technical skills, and enriches learning in the visual arts, history, and language.

All drawing materials supplied. No prior experience needed for this program.

Students will:

  • Identify and discuss the specific features and techniques of works of art from different historical contexts.
  • Define common Italian terms and phrases associated with key Italian art movements.
  • Practice drawing techniques inspired by works of Italian art in the NGV Collection.

Duration: 2 hours
Cost: $22 per student

Supported by the Italian Australian Foundation.

Booking Form 

    We require four weeks notice for all bookings.

    Changes to your booking must be made in writing. Changes can be made up to 14 days prior to your visit. Invoices will be sent prior to the visit. Full program fees will be incurred for late cancellations or amendments.

    Please note that this is a booking request only. You will receive a confirmation via email within 5 working days.

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    Group details

    If less than 10 students attend a program, minimum fees may apply

    Program Selection

    Study Focus

    Please provide details of any relevant themes and skills your students are learning about at school. While we cannot offer individually tailored programs, our museum educators will consider this information when selecting and discussing works of art during the program.

    Date Selection

    We recommend you provide three date options for your program to avoid disappointment. We will do our best to accommodate your first preference, however due to high demand this may not always be possible.


    Terms and Conditions

    We do not take tentative bookings. Bookings are considered firm at time of booking. Any amendments, including changes to participant numbers, must be made by email at least 14 days prior to the program. Invoices will be sent prior to the visit. Full program fees will be incurred for late cancellations or amendments. Payment must be paid at least one week prior to the visit.

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