15th and 16th century Italian paintings from the Accademia Carrara, Bergamo
9 December 2011 to 9 April 2012
National Gallery of Australia
- 10.00 am – 5.00 pm every day,
final session entry 4.00pm (except Christmas day)
- Saturday nights from 10 December 2011, open until 7.00pm,
final session entry 6.00pm (except Dec 24 when closes at 5pm, final session is at 4.00pm)
- Friday nights from 20 January 2012, open until 7.00pm,
final session entry 6.00pm
Start here for great deals and packages on Canberra accommodation for Renaissance. Make the time to discover your place in home of the Australian story. You'll be enriched by the hidden gems and unexpected delights that await you. So come on and see yourself in the nation's capital.
A visit to Renaissance is not complete without time to reflect at one of Canberra’s many bars , cafes and restaurants. Below are a suggested few that will appeal to all tastes.
Civic (city centre) Enjoy the hustle and bustle of Canberra’s city centre which is home to great shopping, cafés, restaurants, bars and night life.
This place brings you an experience like no other with a dining hall, cocktail lounge and an elegantly fitted dining room offering an extraordinary menu of modern Asian food.
Contact - (02) 6257 5328
This stunning cocktail bar is nestled above the city’s café and restaurant precinct. With a large range of cocktails on offer, it’s an oasis of style, glamour and comfort.
Contact - (02) 6257 9090
Enjoy an added course with any two or three course meal or free plate of selected tapas in the Mint bar after attending the Renaissance or Handwritten exhibitions when you show your ticket stub.
Contact - (02) 6249 6050
Is a recent addition to Canberra’s bar and dining scene. Enjoy great food and drinks amongst the urban-chic designs of Sydney designer Paul Kelly.
Contact - (02) 6230 4455
This beautiful retail store in the city showcases local handmade products and the talents of both local and interstate designers. At Shop Handmade you can indulge in the handmade luxuries of life.
Contact - 61563274
At this super relaxed bar in the middle of the Canberra city you can enjoy relaxing beats, delicious Mexican themed tacos and hotdogs, and a trendy yet chilled out décor.
Contact - (02) 6262 6978
Finely crafted suiting, classic chic dress wear and contemporary shirting are B-suited’s signatures. They offer affordable luxury with style for both the working men and women of Canberra.
Contact - 0412 305 241
Here’s a great café find in the city’s west with house-roasted coffee from chilled out baristas, and a delicious food menu made from local seasonal produce.
Contact - (02) 61621260
Fresh local produce and seasonal cooking is paramount at this restaurant, wine bar and pasta providore. This is the place for friends and family to share a meal, a glass of wine and good conversation.
Contact - (02) 6262 8683
Find the latest Australian and imported day, evening and cocktail wear, fashion shoes, bags and jewellery for all special occasions in a central city location.
Contact - (02) 62306630
At this longtime favourite amongst Canberrans, people meet to enjoy the famous all-day breakfasts, and wholesome lunches. There’s also light eats for a quick stop, or generous helpings for those long lazy afternoons.
Contact - 6248 8118
For a chic yet comfortable night out try Kremlin Bar for its tasty Tapas. It’s the perfect place for an after work drink or to indulge in one of their famous cocktails.
Contact - (02) 6257 7779
Boasting in-house roasting, single origin blends, wholesaling and retailing, barista training and an espresso bar, this trendy little cafe is what Canberra has been waiting for for a very long time.
Contact - (02) 6156 0975
Here you’ll find an authentic, seasonal approach to the food traditions of Italy. A modern interpretation on the Roman trattoria, the food is best described as regional Italian cuisine using the best ingredients.
Contact - (02) 6162 4888
This place is one of the hippest bars in Canberra - always fun with fabulous music, great people and funky, warm and inviting décor.
Contact - (02) 6262 6221
This Italian Steakhouse offers traditional Italian cuisine along with a vast range of delicious meat, poultry and seafood dishes in a contemporary and relaxed setting.
Contact – 62471488
Dickson This small yet funky suburb just to the north of the city centre is where you’ll find great café’s, bars and restaurants, many with an Asian influence.
Encompassing the best of an Aussie pub blended with the sophistication of a wine bar, here you’ll also find iconic Italian Restaurant Belluci’s.
Contact - (02) 6162 0930
Tucked away in Challis Street, away from the hustle and bustle of Dickson , Trev's is a friendly restaurant/cafe which ticks all the boxes.
Contact - (02) 6257 2355
Kingston, Manuka, Barton and Yarralumla are a few of Canberra’s more trendy suburbs where you can enjoy everything from relaxed outdoor pavement cafes, to hip bars and fine dining experiences.
This is the latest addition to Manuka - a trendy bar with chic décor, a solid food menu and a wide range of drinks. Enjoy the fresh breeze rolling through the open windows - the perfect place to people watch in Manuka.
Contact – (02) 6161 8808
These people are passionate about their coffee. Dedicated to being specialists in every facet, Ona is the perfect Manuka Cafe to enjoy a good brew.
Contact – (02) 62950057
With a great combination of refined dining and modern Australian cuisine this place also offers a hip bar environment, making it a firm favourite of the Canberra dining scene.
Contact - (02) 6162 2318
Here you’ll find one of Canberra's finest dining experiences. And located at Menindee Drive Barton, it also offers stunning views of Canberra’s centerpiece, Lake Burley Griffin.
Contact - (02) 6273 5500
Enjoy a rich melange of flavours in the chic surrounds where the emphasis is on sharing with family and friends. The menu delivers a zesty European flair with traditional wood fired pizzas and tapas.
Contact – (02) 6163 1802