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 […]

Learn to draw during COVID-19 lockdown with the National Gallery of Victoria

With the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic taking over the world, we’re in this for the long haul. So, why not learn to draw? Chances are you haven’t since high school, so, with plenty of time ahead of you and nothing but still life objects to focus on right in front of you, join some leading Australian […]

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 […]

Dumplings and art: Melbourne’s National Gallery of Victoria joins with Hutong Dumpling Bar for winter Friday Nights series

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The NGV’s Friday Night Series is back again and this time; they’re doing dumplings. Appropriate for a city like Melbourne to shine a light on its awesome cuisine and art, coming together in one culmination of sensational experience for locals and visitors alike. And only ’til 12 October. As part of the new collaboration, Melbourne’s Hutong […]

Burger wrappers in the NGV: Celebrate life’s banality with artist Darren Sylvester

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The dude known for his consumption by consumerism who then turned it into art, Darren Sylvester, has an exhibition on at the National Gallery of Victoria from 1 March to 30 June 2019. From a pulsating coloured dance floor based on an Yves Saint Laurent makeup range, to a chaise lounge upholstered in cheeseburger wrapping, […]

China’s Terracotta Warriors are coming to the National Gallery of Victoria

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This is quite possibly one of the most exciting achievements of the National Gallery of Victoria – NGV – in quite some time. And that’s taking into consideration their constant sessions with world renowned artists and designers as an ongoing thing. Alongside the world of Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang, the Terracotta Warriors of Shaanxi, China […]

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, […]

MoMA comes to the NGV this winter: 130 years of modern and contemporary art

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The NGV is throwing it back this winter with 130 years of modern and contemporary art at their latest, major exhibition. Straight from the New York iconic museum that is the Museum of Modern Art, or MoMA, the new exhibition opens on 9 June at NGV International in Melbourne. Co-organised by the NGV and MoMA, […]

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.

Christian Dior celebrates 70 years of haute couture only at NGV Melbourne

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Stop what you’re doing – the highly-anticipated Dior exhibition has landed in Melbourne. To celebrate seventy years of haute couture, the House of Dior has treated Melburnians with an exquisite never-before-seen exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria. From the outset, prepare to be dazzled and stunned. MORE: Take a look back at the exquisite Viktor […]