ArtBubs: AGWA Historical - Shearing the Rams

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Parents with bubs get together for a mid-week art outing with morning tea. Prams/baby carriers and babies up to one year old welcome!


Tom Roberts Shearing the rams 1890. Oil on canvas on composition board, 122.4 x 183.3 cm; 170 x 230.4 x 9.5 cm (framed). National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Felton Bequest, 1932.

Featured tour: AGWA Historical - Shearing the Rams

AGWA is home until 28 July to one of Australia’s iconic colonial-era paintings - Tom Roberts’ Shearing the Rams on loan from the National Gallery of Victoria. Shearing the Rams hangs alongside AGWA’s own Down on his luck by Frederick McCubbin and gives you a rare opportunity to see these two great nationalistic narrative paintings side-by-side.

Presenting works from the 1700s to the 1910s, the AGWA Historical Collection features examples of some of the key art movements of the nineteenth century. Many works take landscape as their subject, and the artistic approaches range from a precise observation of nature to impressionist works capturing the fleeting effects of light and atmosphere.


Ticket includes tour and morning tea.

June 19th, 2019 10:30 AM   through   12:00 PM
Art Gallery WA
Perth Cultural Centre
Perth, WA 6000
Admit One $ 15.00

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