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NGV KIDS ON TOUR 2018
NGV Kids on Tour is a National Gallery of Victoria initiative, celebrating the NGV Triennial and Fiona Hall: Uneasy Seasons exhibitions by bringing hands-on activities and workshops to venues across Victoria. The free NGV Kids on Tour program takes place during the summer school holidays and most venues will be hosting workshops to run in […]
NGV Kids Summer Festival 2018
Get creative this January at the annual NGV Kids Summer Festival. Inspired by one of the NGV Triennial themes, the body, this festival celebrates all the ways that everybody can play, move and make. Come along with your family, friends, parents, grandparents, for free hands-on activities and workshops.
Workshop: Studio Class for Teens
With Shelley Steer
Teens are invited to join Melbourne illustrator Shelley Steer in a workshop focused on the fine art skills of botanical illustration through drawing and watercolour painting. Materials provided. With a Bachelor of Arts (Textile Design), RMIT and a clientele that includes Anthropologie, Abercrombie & Fitch, Metaleap Creative and Thyren, Shelley Steer is a Melbourne-based freelance […]
Auslan Tour | NGV Triennial for Kids
NGV Kids Summer Festival
Join Deaf artist Elizabeth Reed for a guided family tour of the NGV Triennial exhibition in Auslan for visitors who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, especially children. Elizabeth’s tour will be interpreted into English. Meet at Information desk, Ground level at 11.15am for a 11.30am start.
NGV Members Exclusive | Meet and Greet Hahan
NGV Members have the opportunity for an exclusive ‘Meet and Greet’ with NGV Triennial artist Hahan. Get to know the artist over morning tea and even snap a selfie with Hahan before heading into the Great Hall for a collaborative art-making workshop.
Fantastic, ambitious, angry, mysterious: take a step inside the extraordinary lives and times of twenty-five artists who have made an impact, and told a good story along the way. You’re invited to join author Ronnie Scott and guests on a journey through twenty-five of the most dramatic and exciting stories about artists and artworks in new NGV teen publication 25 International Artists Who Have Made an Impact.
We are extremely thankful to Mrs Krystyna Campbell-Pretty and the Campbell-Pretty Family for their generous support which has made this publication possible and has broadened access to the NGV Collection through ongoing programming for young visitors.
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The NGV presents American conceptual artist Lawrence Weiner’s latest installation OUT OF SIGHT, a participatory hopscotch-inspired artwork that aims to inspire and engage through positive visualisation.
Hear Pip Wallis, NGV Curator of Contemporary Art, speak with a group of Melbourne teens on understanding conceptual art.
TOP ARTS HUBFor over twenty one years, this popular exhibition has presented outstanding work by students who have completed Art or Studio Arts studies in the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE), providing insight into young people’s ideas, thinking and creative practices.
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Top Arts 2018
Applications now closed
Shortlisted applicants will receive notification in mid-November and final selection will take place in December.
We look forward to seeing you at Top Arts 2018.
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