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Members Book Club

NGV International and NGV Australia
Information Desk
Ground Level

Members Book Club is an opportunity to come together and discuss classic and contemporary literature over a cup of tea and examine art through a literary lens with books selected to accompany current NGV exhibitions.

The books will be available for purchase in the NGV design store where Members receive a 10% discount.

Members Book Club with Patrick Pound, Sat 24 Jun

Wed 22 Feb, 11am–12.30pm (Past)

Recounting how the author discovered her Indigenous heritage this autobiography unearths wider political and societal issues contained within Australia’s Indigenous culture. My Place is paired with the exhibition Who’s Afraid of Colour?, now on display free at NGV Australia.

Meet: Information desk, Ground Level, NGV Australia, the Ian Potter Centre, Federation Square

Thu 23 Feb, 2–3.30pm (Past)

Recounting how the author discovered her Indigenous heritage this autobiography unearths wider political and societal issues contained within Australia’s Indigenous culture. My Place is paired with the exhibition Who’s Afraid of Colour?, now on display free at NGV Australia.

Meet: Information desk, Ground Level, NGV Australia, the Ian Potter Centre, Federation Square

Wed 29 Mar, 11am–12.30pm (Past)

Ostracised by his four best friends while at university, Tzukura Tazaki floats through life trying to understand this inexplicable rejection. Murakami’s novel is paired with contemporary Japanese artist Miyanaga Akira’s exhibition REALTIME, now showing free at NGV International.

Meet: Information desk, Ground Level, NGV International

Sat 1 Apr, 11am–12.30pm (Past)

Ostracised by his four best friends while at university, Tzukura Tazaki floats through life trying to understand this inexplicable rejection. Murakami’s novel is paired with contemporary Japanese artist Miyanaga Akira’s exhibition REALTIME, now showing free at NGV International.

Meet: Information desk, Ground Level, NGV International

Wed 26 Apr, 11am–12.30pm (Past)

What comes after falling in love? This long-awaited novel by the author of Essays in Love offers a fictional and philosophical meditation on how long-term love evolves and sustains itself over time. This fresh perspective on love is matched with Love: The Art of Emotion 1400-1800, exclusively opening to Members on Thu 30 Mar, 2pm, at NGV International.

Meet: Information desk, Ground Level, NGV International

Sat 29 Apr, 11am–12.30pm (Past)

What comes after falling in love? This long-awaited novel by the author of Essays in Love offers a fictional and philosophical meditation on how long-term love evolves and sustains itself over time. This fresh perspective on love is matched with Love: The Art of Emotion 1400-1800, exclusively opening to Members on Thu 30 Mar, 2pm, at NGV International.

Meet: Information desk, Ground Level, NGV International

Wed 24 May, 11am–12.30pm (Past)

Van Gogh’s notorious act of slicing off his ear has left the world in speculation for decades. In this compelling detective story, Murphy sets out to discover exactly what happened in Arles all those years ago. See Van Gogh and the Seasons at NGV International.

Meet: Information desk, Ground Level, NGV International

Sat 27 May, 11am–12.30pm (Past)

Van Gogh’s notorious act of slicing off his ear has left the world in speculation for decades. In this compelling detective story, Murphy sets out to discover exactly what happened in Arles all those years ago. See Van Gogh and the Seasons at NGV International.

Meet: Information desk, Ground Level, NGV International