Making plans for the school holidays?
Check out the exciting range of programs, exhibitions and free activities happening at the Gallery.
Especially for children and families, NGV presents a workshop space inspired by Alexander Calder’s works of art. Relating to some of his first sculptures made when he was a young boy, children can construct an cardboard animal, and create their own digital sculptures, in a multimedia touchscreen interactive.
Enjoy special opening hours these school holidays
Sat 29 Jun – Sun 14 JulOpen 8am–5pm daily
In a dual presentation of Chinese art and culture past and present, the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series at the National Gallery of Victoria presents China’s ancient terracotta warriors alongside a display of new works by one of the world’s most exciting contemporary artists, Cai Guo-Qiang.
See Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor for $10 when purchasing tickets for Terracotta Warriors & Cai Guo-Qiang.
Tickets valid anytime until 4 August. Offer excludes NGV Friday Nights events.
One spring day in 1974, a group of farmers made the biggest archaeological discovery in the history of China – the first of more than 6000 terracotta warriors.
This richly illustrated publication will teach children and families about the terracotta warriors and the First Emperor’s incredible achievements. Along the way, take part in activities and record your achievements for future generations to discover.