Melbourne: the NGV Triennial EXTRA festival returns

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Art lovers rejoice! The National Gallery of Victoria’s Triennial EXTRA, its free late-night festival, returns in 2021 featuring a program stacked with live performances, DJs, dan ce, food, pop-up bars and after-hours access to the NGV Triennial exhibition, launching Friday 15 January and running nightly until 14 February. Here are some highlights to add to […]

NGV gives away 30k free high res art images

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Why? Because they can. Also, it’s part of the National Gallery of Victoria’s commitment to making art easily and publicly downloadable as image files from the NGV website for non-commercial and scholarly use. Back in 2014, the NGV committed to making its 75,000-strong collection of public works digitised and accessible regardless of their proximity to the […]

Chinese Terracotta Warriors on display with Cai Guo-Qiang’s ‘The Transient Landscape’ at Melbourne’s NGV

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It was back in December that news the Chinese Terracotta Warriors were coming to Melbourne’s National Gallery of Victoria and now, the time’s come. Presented alongside of one of the most exciting Chinese contemporary artists of our time, Cai Guo-Qiang, the Terracotta Warriors are back at the NGV for the second time in history, for […]

What to see at the NGV: Summer exhibitions of Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat

From 1 December, the National Gallery of Victoria will have two of the most influential artists of the 20th century on show. Until 13 April 2020 and exclusive to Melbourne, the NGV will present more than 300 works in an exhibition that will offer new insights into Haring and Basquiat’s unique visual languages and the […]

NGV Friday Nights return with late-night summer access to Escher X nendo

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Food, drink and dining are back on at the NGV this summer, into the late hours for the gallery’s loved Friday Nights arrangement. Complete with a music line-up fusing classical and contemporary influences, exclusive late-night access to Escher X nendo / Between Two Worlds, this summer’s headline electronic artists and DJs include songwriter and producer Andy Bull, […]

NGV Triennial most visited exhibition in NGV’s 157-year history

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We’re big fans of art and the NGV, so the news that the inaugural NGV Triennial has finished its record-breaking run with a final attendance of 1,231,742, making it the most visited exhibition in the NGV’s 157-year history has really made our day. The works of more than 100 artists and designers from 32 countries came […]

NGV exhibition to see: Colony Australia 1770–1861

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The Colony exhibition at the NGV is an exhibition worth seeing.

The Bulgari Funding Program for the NGV

Recently, Bulgari launched the Bulgari Funding Program for NGV International Fashion Acquisitions at a gala event at the National Gallery of Victoria. It’s been designed to fund the acquisitions of major works by leading international fashion designers specifically for the NGV, a partnership that provides an extraordinary opportunity to increase the Gallery’s international fashion collection. Something the […]