First Look & Opening – Shantaram: A Journey from Punishment to Peace.

21 Jul 2023 ‐

22 Jul 2023

12:00 am ‐ 11:59 pm

$45 or $40 for NTV Members

Get an exclusive first look at this unique exhibition in Warders Upstairs at Pentridge Prison.

Embark on the extraordinary journey from punishment to peace in this new exhibition at Warder’s Upstairs – curated with Gregory David Roberts the author of Shantaram 

In this immersive exhibition, discover the inspiring life story of Gregory David Roberts a convicted criminal who served time at Pentridge Prison. Greg went on to become an acclaimed novelist, public speaker and philanthropist sharing his personal story and life philosophy. 

National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Members and friends have two opportunities to get a first glimpse at this unique exhibition with its Curator Jane Scott.

Friday 21 July, 6.30pm – 7.30pm
First Look and Curator Talk with Jane Scott
Includes a complimentary glass of wine.

Free – NTV Member Exclusive Event. Bookings are essential as places are limited.

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Following this, stay in the Pentridge Precinct and enjoy a meal at BrewDog or North & Common or join the 8.30pm Night tour of H-Division. 


Saturday 22 July, 10am – 12noon.
Curator Talk & Tour
Join exhibition curator Jane Scott as she guides you through ‘Shantaram: A Journey from Punishment to Peace’, followed by a tour of the H-Division with our National Trust Guides with further stories and insights into Gregory David Roberts life at Pentridge Prison.

$45 per person. $40 for NTV Members. Bookings are essential as places are limited.



Shantaram: A Journey from Punishment to Peace will be on show until October 15. Entry to the exhibition is free.



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