Happy New Year! What a year 2016 has been. Here’s a flashback to some of our favourite moments. We’re open from 10am tomorrow – visit us for an inspiring start to the year.

Image credits:

  1. The water wall at NGV International. Regram: @Brett.Scapin
  2. Installation view of the 2016 NGV Architecture Commission, Haven’t you always wanted…?,M@ STUDIO Architects. Regram: @nikki_kh
  3. Installation view of David Hockney: Current at NGV International, 2016. Regram @sammie_thegiverandc
  4. White Night 2016 in NGV International’s Grollo Esquiset Garden.
  5. NGV Friday Nights 2016. Regram @katebrookes
  6. Wit Pimkanchanapong, installation at the 2016 Melbourne Art Book Fair at NGV International. Photo: Tom Ross
  7. Rona Rubuntja of the Hermannsburg Potters at work in the Potters’ studio.  Photo: Tobias Titz
  8. Viktor&Rolf’s Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren outside of NGV International, 2016.
  9. Installation view of Ai Weiwei’s Forever Bicycles, 2015 at NGV International, 2016.
  10. Installation view of Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson in 200 Years of Australian Fashion at NGV Australia, 2016.
  11. Installation view of Italian Jewels: Bulgari Style at NGV International, 2016.
  12. Installation view of tiny dancers in Degas: A New Vision at NGV International, 2016
  13. Installation view of ballerinas in Degas: A New Vision at NGV International, 2016. Photo: Wayne Taylor
  14. Installation view of Martí Guixé: Fake Food Park for Kids at NGV International, 2016. Regram: @zoemoon75
  15. Installation view of Sally Gabori: Land of All at NGV Australia.
  16. Installation view of Making the Australian Quilt at NGV Australia. Photo: Wayne Taylor
  17. Elizabeth Taylor in a publicity photograph for The V.I.Ps movie wearing her Bulgari platinum, emerald and diamond tremblant brooch; and Colombian emerald brooch with earrings, 1963. Photo © Photofest, New York
  18. Installation view of Sally Gabori: Land of All at NGV Australia.
  19. Source: http://mrbean.wikia.com/wiki/Whistler’s_Mother
  20. Installation view of 200 Years of Australian Fashion at NGV Australia, 2016.
  21. Henry Talbot, No title (Fashion illustration for Pelaco shirts and Ford Falcon, model Jill Copner and Terence Donovan) 1962, printed 2016, Henry Talbot Fashion Photography Archive© Lynette Anne Talbot
  22. Melbourne Art Book Fair 2016 at NGV International. Photo: Sean Fennessy.
  23. Installation view of Haven’t you always wanted…? by M@ STUDIO Architects for the 2016 NGV Architecture Commission at NGV International. Photo: Peter Bennetts
  24. Installation view of Jeppe Hein, Semicircular space 2016, at NGV International.
  25. Installation view of John Olsen: The You Beaut Country at NGV Australia. Photo: Wayne Taylor
  26. Installation view of Siu i Moana: Reaching Across the Ocean at NGV International, 2016. Regram: @kate_golding
  27. Image: Glenn D. Lowry, Director, MoMA, and Tony Ellwood, Director, NGV in front of Roy Lichtenstein’s Drowning Girl (1963) Photo: Scott Rudd
  28. Installation view of Lee Mingwei’s The Moving Garden 2009-present at NGV International, 2016.
  29. Installation view of John Olsen’s Joie de vivre, 1964–65, from The You Beaut Country at NGV Australia
    © John Olsen, administered by Viscopy, Sydney
  30. Installation view of Art of the Pacific Collection display at NGV International, 2016. Photo: Brooke Holm
  31. Installation view of Degas: A New Vision at NGV International, 2016.
  32. View of Susan Saradon in Subodh Gupta: Everyday Divine at NGV International.
  33. Richard Mosse, Higher ground 2012. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Purchased NGV Foundation, 2014 © Richard Mosse. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
  34. Installation view of the 2015 NGV Architecture Commission by John Wardle Architects, 2016.
  35. Summer Sundays at NGV International, 2016.
  36. View of NGV Teen Art Party 2016 at NGV International.
  37. View of NGV Teen Art Party 2016 at NGV International.
  38. Students from Princes Hill Primary School in Melbourne test drive NGV’s inaugural coding workshop, Art/Code/Create. Photo: Wayne Taylor
  39. Ai Weiwei at National Gallery of Victoria exhibition Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei, 11 December 2015 – 24 April 2016. Ai Weiwei artwork © Ai Weiwei. Photo: John Gollings
  40. Installation view of 200 Years of Australian Fashion. Photographer: Wayne Taylor
  41. View of The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture exhibition announcement at NGV International. Photo: Wayne Taylor
  42. David Hockney inside the world-premiere exhibition David Hockney: Current at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Photo: Wayne Taylor