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European Masterpieces | South Brisbane

12 June, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 17 October, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

European Masterpieces

Spanning 500 years, ‘European Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York’ offers a breath-taking journey from the 1420s and emerging Renaissance to conclude at the height of early twentieth century post-impressionism.

This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity allows you to experience works by painters such as Fra Angelico, Titian, Raphael, Rembrandt, Turner, Van Gogh and Monet, direct from The Met’s collection – one of the finest collections of European painting in the world, the majority of which rarely leave permanent display in New York.

Highlights of the exhibition include Fra Angelico’s finely painted altarpiece The Crucifixion of ca. 1420–23; Titian’s poetic Venus and Adonis of the 1550s; the immediacy and drama of Caravaggio’s The Musicians 1597; Rembrandt’s painterly Flora of c.1654; Vermeer’s beautifully observed Allegory of the Catholic Faith c.1670-72, and van Gogh’s idyllic The Flowering Orchard 1888.

‘European Masterpieces’ includes portraiture, still-life, landscape and figure studies and will be a must-see for audiences of all ages, art-lovers and anyone with an interest in history, society, beauty, religious iconography, mythology and symbolism.

‘European Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York’ at GOMA is a ticketed exhibition.

  • Adult $28
  • Concession $23
  • Member $21
  • Child 5-12 years (under 5 free, no ticket required) $10
  • Family (2 Adults + up to 3 children aged 5-12 years) $66

Entry to the ‘European Masterpieces’ exhibition will be staggered to allow visitors to enter in safe numbers and allow for free movement throughout the exhibition while following social distancing advice. This means there may be a short wait before you can enter the exhibition.

Entry to the exhibition closes 1 hour prior to the building shutting so that there is enough time to experience the exhibition. We recommend at least 1-1.5hours to experience the ‘European Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York’ exhibition.


12 June, 2021 @ 10:00 am
17 October, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
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