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The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece

Bendigo Art Gallery

For over 2,000 years the Greeks experimented with representing the human body in works that range from prehistoric abstract simplicity to the full-blown realism of the age of Alexander the Great. The ancient Greeks invented the modern idea of the human body in art as an object of sensory delight and as an expression of the intelligent mind. 

Greek craftsmen gave form to thought in a rich harvest of artworks through which the human condition was explored and interpreted. By exploring this idea of representation, the exhibition invites visitors to engage with artworks that have shaped the way we think about ourselves. The exhibition features over 100 artworks spanning 4 millennia, including 10 pieces of free-standing sculpture, the most famous of which is the celebrated marble statue of Discobolus (the discus-thrower), one of the highlights of the British Museum’s collection, which has never been on loan before this tour.

When: 02 August - 09 November 2014
Where: Bendigo Art Gallery 

from $532pp*

Bendigo Homestead Motor Inn and Apartments

  • return economy airfares to Melbourne
  • 2 nights accommodation in a Standard Room
  • 1 x Entry to The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece at the Bendigo Art Gallery (Remember to select Tickets in booking path)
  • 3 Day Hertz Car Hire (Remember to select under Car Hire in booking path)
  • Bendigo is approximately a 90 minute drive from Melbourne Airport
  • Redeem a minimum 4,000 Velocity Points for your holiday: Easy to Earn, Easy to Spend!

On sale until 31 Oct 2014. Travel 02/08/14 - 09/11/14

from $537pp*

Bendigo McIvor Motor Inn

  • return economy airfares to Melbourne
  • 2 nights accommodation in a Standard Room
  • 1 x Entry to The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece at the Bendigo Art Gallery (Remember to select Tickets in booking path)
  • 3 Day Hertz Car Hire (Remember to select under Car Hire in booking path)
  • Bendigo is approximately a 90 minute drive from Melbourne Airport
  • Redeem a minimum 4,000 Velocity Points for your holiday: Easy to Earn, Easy to Spend!

On sale until 31 Oct 2014. Travel 02/08/14 - 09/11/14

from $543pp*

Art Series - The Schaller Studio

  • return economy airfares to Melbourne
  • 2 nights accommodation in a Workspace Queen Room
  • 1 x Entry to The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece at the Bendigo Art Gallery (Remember to select Tickets in booking path)
  • 3 Day Hertz Car Hire (Remember to select under Car Hire in booking path)
  • Bendigo is approximately a 90 minute drive from Melbourne Airport
  • Redeem a minimum 4,000 Velocity Points for your holiday: Easy to Earn, Easy to Spend!

On sale until 31 Oct 2014. Travel 02/08/14 - 09/11/14

from $551pp*

Comfort Inn Bendigo Central Deborah

  • return economy airfares to Melbourne
  • 2 nights accommodation in a Standard Room
  • 1 x Entry to The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece at the Bendigo Art Gallery (Remember to select Tickets in booking path)
  • 3 Day Hertz Car Hire (Remember to select under Car Hire in booking path)
  • Bendigo is approximately a 90 minute drive from Melbourne Airport
  • Redeem a minimum 4,000 Velocity Points for your holiday: Easy to Earn, Easy to Spend!

On sale until 31 Oct 2014. Travel 02/08/14 - 09/11/14

from $554pp*

Alexandra Place

  • return economy airfares to Melbourne
  • 2 nights accommodation in a Standard Room
  • 1 x Entry to The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece at the Bendigo Art Gallery (Remember to select Tickets in booking path)
  • 3 Day Hertz Car Hire (Remember to select under Car Hire in booking path)
  • Bendigo is approximately a 90 minute drive from Melbourne Airport
  • Redeem a minimum 4,000 Velocity Points for your holiday: Easy to Earn, Easy to Spend!

On sale until 31 Oct 2014. Travel 02/08/14 - 09/11/14

from $556pp*

Best Western Crystal Inn

  • return economy airfares to Melbourne
  • 2 nights accommodation in a Standard Room
  • 1 x Entry to The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece at the Bendigo Art Gallery (Remember to select Tickets in booking path)
  • 3 Day Hertz Car Hire (Remember to select under Car Hire in booking path)
  • Bendigo is approximately a 90 minute drive from Melbourne Airport
  • Redeem a minimum 4,000 Velocity Points for your holiday: Easy to Earn, Easy to Spend!

On sale until 31 Oct 2014. Travel 02/08/14 - 09/11/14

from $564pp*

Quality Inn Colonial Bendigo

  • return economy airfares to Melbourne
  • 2 nights accommodation in a Queen Room
  • 1 x Entry to The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece at the Bendigo Art Gallery (Remember to select Tickets in booking path)
  • 3 Day Hertz Car Hire (Remember to select under Car Hire in booking path)
  • Bendigo is approximately a 90 minute drive from Melbourne Airport
  • Redeem a minimum 4,000 Velocity Points for your holiday: Easy to Earn, Easy to Spend!

On sale until 31 Oct 2014. Travel 02/08/14 - 09/11/14

from $574pp*

Quality Resort All Seasons Bendigo

  • return economy airfares to Melbourne
  • 2 nights accommodation in a Standard Room
  • 1 x Entry to The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece at the Bendigo Art Gallery (Remember to select Tickets in booking path)
  • 3 Day Hertz Car Hire (Remember to select under Car Hire in booking path)
  • Bendigo is approximately a 90 minute drive from Melbourne Airport
  • Redeem a minimum 4,000 Velocity Points for your holiday: Easy to Earn, Easy to Spend!

On sale until 31 Oct 2014. Travel 02/08/14 - 09/11/14

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