NGVWA Presents ‘Art of Tea’

Thu 6 May 2021, 11am for 11.30am–1.30pm
Great Hall, NGV International

Connection, Community and Culture

Join NGV curators, Amanda Dunsmore and Kate Ryan, for an in-conversation presentation as they explore the history and social etiquette of drinking tea in the eighteenth century. Discover the NGV’s rich collection of tea wares from England and the Continent that illustrate the social importance of this golden elixir during the period.

Enjoy a glass of Yering Station sparkling wine on arrival and high tea served to you on fine Wedgwood porcelain. High tea includes tiered stands of savoury and sweet treats, ribbon sandwiches and scones with jam and cream, specially prepared by Andreas Gober, Head Chef, Restaurant Associates. Guests will each take home a canister of signature blend Monista Tea.

The event features a raffle, and beautiful floral table centrepieces created by Flowers Vasette that will be available for purchase on the day.

You are welcome to organise a table of friends or attend individually.

Tickets (no GST)
$130 individual / $1,040 table of eight

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Booking enquiries
03 8662 1573 10am–5pm Monday to Friday

This is an NGVWA fundraising event. All proceeds including ticket sales, support art acquisition at the NGV.

This event observes the latest Government health advice. See Information for your visit


Drawn 1.15pm Thursday 6 May 2021
NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road Melbourne

The NGVWA raffle was drawn 1.15pm, Thursday 6 May 2021 during the program NGVWA Presents the Art of Tea in the Great Hall.

Winners are
1. Jane Duncan
2. Georgie White
3. Maggie Burgess
4. Cathy Kudelka
5. Samantha Allegos

We congratulate our winners, and thank our guests who purchased tickets in this raffle, and our raffle partners Flowers Vasette, Wedgwood, Minimax for providing the prizes. All proceeds support the fundraising efforts of the NGVWA.

Prizes cannot be converted into cash, transferred, or altered. The Council of Trustees of the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is declared a community or charitable organisation, number 45330. All proceeds support art acquisition at the NGV. Results will be published NGV.MELBOURNE Friday 7 May 2021.

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