Monday, May 31, 2010
Can You Picture the Perfect Art Lovers Weekend Away? Mantra Can...
A weekend away in Canberra for art lovers has never been more picture perfect than now.
With the Hans Heysen travelling exhibition in town at the National Gallery of Australia until July 11, those who appreciate art can double their pleasure with some leisure time at the stylish Mantra on Northbourne.
The Mantra on Northbourne package includes tickets for two adults to the exhibition celebrating the extraordinary work of Hans Heysen, one of Australia's best-known landscape painters and one of the most successful artists during his lifetime, from 1877 to 1968.
Credited with changing the way the Australian landscape was viewed with his distinctive gum trees, Heysen painted the majesty of Australia – his vision evident in oil paintings such as 'Mystic morn' (1904), 'Red gold' (1913), and 'Droving in the light' (1914-1921).
Comprising about 80 works, the exhibition has been organised and curated by the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Mantra on Northbourne packages are priced from $179* per night and include accommodation in a Hotel Room, full buffet breakfast for two and complimentary parking (subject to availability). Accommodation can be upgraded to a one bedroom apartment from $199* per night. This package will mainly be available on the weekends only.
The hotel's central location on the north side of the CBD is just a short stroll from the city’s thriving shopping and dining precinct, business centre and a plethora of famous attractions such as the National Museum and War Memorial.
Guests can also enjoy the hotel's on-site restaurant Zipp, and leisure facilities including a heated indoor swimming pool (one of the few in Canberra), sauna and fully-equipped gymnasium.
For bookings, call 1300 987 604 or visit www.mantra.com.au
For more information on the Hans Heysen exhibition, visit http://nga.gov.au/Exhibition/HEYSEN/
*Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability.
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