A free tactile installation by We Make Carpets for kids and families at NGV

In an Australian premiere, Dutch art collective We Make Carpets has created a spectacular exhibition for children and families, as part of the NGV Triennial. Mural-sized displays and interactive installations will turn the NGV’s children’s gallery space into a visual feast that encourages young people of all ages to engage with the material world and […]

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Einat Amir, 
Coming Soon Near You, 2011, performance, Dallas Contemporary Art Centre Courtesy the artist

Audience becomes the art in live installation

The audience becomes the art at the NGV Triennial with Jerusalem-born artist Einat Amir’s Coming soon near you. The artist has created a living room where visitors to the NGV Triennial are invited to bring their favourite video, from DVD to VHS, to watch live on TV within the exhibition space in this installation. In […]

4 months ago

Kids on Tour program returns bigger than ever for 2018

Reaching more local and rural communities than ever before, NGV Kids on Tour encourages children and families across the state from Gippsland through to Wodonga to participate in free activities and workshops. Including paper collage workshops and portrait illustrations, the program aims to connect local communities with the NGV’s dynamic summer exhibition program and enjoy […]

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Studio Formafantasma, 
Ore streams 2016-17 disassembly process.


Expressions of interest are now open to participate in Melbourne Design Week 2018. A platform for both local and international designers and design-led organisations, the program will take place from 15 – 25 March 2018 and includes talks, exhibitions, studio tours and a host of industry events. The theme of Melbourne Design Week 2018 is […]

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Mel O’Callaghan
Ensemble 2013 (still)

Mel O’Callaghan: Ensemble

The human body is pushed to its limits in Australian artist Mel O’Callaghan’s powerful seven-minute video work Ensemble. Exploring the idea of resilience in the face of violence, Ensemble features one man pitted against the visceral force of a jet of water. Born in Sydney and currently residing in Paris, O’Callaghan’s diverse and dynamic practice […]

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Katsushika HOKUSAI
The great wave off Kanagawa (c. 1830)

High tide for Hokusai: NGV extends major exhibition

NGV International | Until Sunday 22 October 2017 | Admission fees apply The National Gallery of Victoria’s major exhibition, Hokusai, which celebrates one of Japan’s most influential, prolific and popular artists, Katsushika Hokusai (1760 – 1849), has been extended until Sunday 22 October. Due to popular demand, the exhibition will also be open until 7pm […]

6 months ago

New jewellery collection by acclaimed Gallery Deux Poissons now available at NGV design store

Sophisticated and quirky, an exclusive jewellery collection by leading Japanese jewellery gallery and retail space, Gallery Deux Poissons is now available at the NGV design store. The collection includes a range of necklaces and brooches by six Japanese artists and jewellery practitioners represented by Gallery Deux Poissons. Pieces from the collection embrace elements of Japanese […]

6 months ago
Del Kathryn Barton
of pink planets 2014

Largest ever Del Kathryn Barton exhibition to open in November

Two-time Archibald prize-winner Del Kathryn Barton is being celebrated in the largest ever exhibition of her work to date at NGV Australia. Del Kathryn Barton: The Highway is a Disco will feature 150 new and recent works by Barton, including her famed kaleidoscopic portraits, a never-before-seen large-scale sculpture in homage to her mother and Barton’s […]

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Louise Paramor
Studies for a Boomtown 2016 (detail)

Louise Paramor: Palace of the Republic

NGV Australia at Federation Square | 17 November 2017 – 12 March 2018 | FREE  Featuring a series of eight large-scale collapsible paper sculptures inspired by the structure of honeycomb, the major solo exhibition Louise Paramor: Palace of the Republic will transform NGV Australia into an immersive and surreal landscape of more than 100 colourful […]

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Helen Maudsley

Our Knowing and Not Knowing: Helen Maudsley

Our Knowing and Not Knowing: Helen Maudsley  NGV Australia at Federation Square | 17 November 2017 – 12 March 2018 | FREE At the age of 90, Helen Maudsley is one of Melbourne’s most senior artists with an artistic practice spanning seven decades. The National Gallery of Victoria will display 30 recent paintings and drawings […]

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