Jacopo AMIGONI<br/>
<em>Portrait group: The singer Farinelli and friends</em> (c. 1750-1752) <!-- (recto) --><br />

oil on canvas<br />
172.8 x 245.1 cm<br />
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne<br />
Felton Bequest, 1950<br />
2226-4<br />


Viva Italia

Mon–Fri, 10 am, 11:30 am, 1 pm, 2:30 pm
All levels
NGV International

Travel to Italy through art and design! With an NGV educator students will see the sites, from Venice to Rome, and discover stories of Italian culture, history and life through paintings, sculptures, and decorative objects from antiquity to the present day. This engaging introduction to Italian art and culture will complement student learning in language, visual arts or social studies.

Students will:

  • Analyse and discuss Italian works of art and design from different contexts and times.
  • Reflect on how cultural and historical ideas are expressed through Italian art and design.
  • Consider the influence of Italian art and culture in history and contemporary life.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: $10.50 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.

    School details

    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.

    I have read the terms & conditions

    Supported by