NGV Gala

Saturday 1 December 2018

A GLAMOROUS EVENING AND THE OPENING OF
ESCHER X NENDO | BETWEEN TWO WORLDS

BLACK TIE

HEADLINE ACT: TROYE SIVAN

FOOD BY ANDREW MCCONNELL
THE BOMBAY SAPPHIRE GIN GARDEN
cocktails by the bar at dinner by heston blumenthal

GALA CELEBRATION 8PM–1AM
$500 PER PERSON

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FAQS for Guests

What is the NGV Gala?

A highlight of Melbourne’s event calendar, the NGV Gala is an all-inclusive black tie celebration featuring art, performance, fine wine and food.

In 2018, the NGV Gala will coincide with the opening of the world-premiere exhibition, Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds. Guests will have exclusive access to the never-before-seen exhibition and experience the NGV with visually stunning installations, experiential zones and especially-designed lounges.

This event will benefit the NGV Fashion and Textiles Collection.
Guests must be over 18 years of age.

Ticket information
How can I book a ticket?

Tickets for the Gala Celebration can be purchased here from 6pm on Thursday 26 April.

Tickets for the Gala Dinner can be purchased by contacting Anna Kopinski on (03) 8620 2400 or emailing ngvgalaenquiries@ngv.vic.gov.au.

Does GST apply?

There is no GST with this being an input taxed event.

Is my ticket tax deductible?

Tickets are not tax deductible. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the NGV Fashion and Textiles Collection.

Are tickets refundable and transferrable?

We are unable to offer refunds on this event. The NGV will not refund tickets as a result of a change in personal circumstances. Tickets are transferrable within the ticket type.

Is there a group discount?

We are unable to provide group discounts for this event.

Do NGV Members receive a discount?

We are unable to provide NGV Members discounts or reciprocal memberships discounts for this event.

Can I buy tickets at the door on the night?

This event is pre-sale only. Ticket sales will close at 5pm on Friday 30 November unless sold out prior. We are unable to offer ticket sales at the door on the night.

Will my tickets be mailed to me?

If you have elected to receive hardcopy tickets, they will be due to arrive via mail by Monday 19 November.
This event is for pre-sale only. Ticket sales will close at 5pm on Friday 30 November unless sold out prior. Please present your tickets for entry upon arrival at NGV. We are unable to offer ticket sales at the door on the night of the event.

Will food and drinks be served?

Yes. Throughout the evening, guests will enjoy exquisite food by Andrew McConnell, and beverage experiences in The Bombay Sapphire Gin Garden and Cocktails by The Bar Dinner by Heston Blumenthal. Guests must be over 18 years of age.

What is included for the event?

A Gala Celebration ticket includes exclusive access to the never-before-seen Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds exhibition, exquisite food by Andrew McConnell and beverage experiences in The Bombay Sapphire Gin Garden and Cocktails by The Bar Dinner by Heston Blumenthal.

International pop sensation Troye Sivan will headline the evening, and DJs including Paul Bilsby, Jennifer Loveless, Sophie Mcalister, Milan Ring, Alex Dimitriades (Aka Boogie Monster), DJ Jnett and CC:DISCO! will perform sets throughout the evening.

What is the dress code?

Black tie

What time does the event start?

Gala Dinner 6pm arrival
Gala Celebration 8pm arrival
The NGV Gala will conclude at 1am

Will there be photography?

Free event photography from the NGV Gala will be available following the event.
Share your experience #NGVGala
Please note photography and video recordings may be used by the media and for promotional purposes.

Welcome to the world of personal shopping

The David Jones Stylists and Personal Shoppers are here to make your NGV Gala shopping experience all about you. For everything from evening gowns and tailored suiting to the perfect accessory, your personal shopping experience awaits at David Jones.

To book your appointment, call (03) 9643 2001 or click here to book online.