Andy Bull
Photo courtesy Select Music

NGV Friday Nights returns with late-night summer access to Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds

NGV International | 7 December 2018 – 5 April + 6 April 2019 | Admission fees apply ‘Nowadays I have such a powerful sense of relationship, of affinity, that when I am listening to Bach I frequently get inspired and feel an overwhelming instinct for his insistent rhythm, a cadence seeking something of the infinite.’’ […]

5 days ago
Julian OPIE
Imogen smiling 2015

Julian Opie: Studio for Kids

NGV International | 9 November 2018 – 17 February 2019 | FREE In his first exhibition for children, British artist Julian Opie has collaborated with the National Gallery of Victoria to create Julian Opie: Studio for Kids, a new interactive art studio for children and families. Presented alongside a major survey of Opie’s work, Julian […]

3 weeks ago

MELBOURNE ART BOOK FAIR 2019

15 – 17 March 2019 | NGV International | Free and ticketed The annual Melbourne Art Book Fair will return for its fifth year in 2019 from 15 – 17 March, hosting an array of industry talks from eminent international and Australian guests, including Brooklyn-based creative studio Tunica and Berlin-based magazine publisher Girls Like Us. […]

4 weeks ago
Installation view of The table is the base, 2018
Hecker Guthrie design studio

Melbourne-based design practice Hecker Guthrie awarded the Rigg Design Prize 2018

11 October 2018: Melbourne design practice Hecker Guthrie has been awarded the prestigious Rigg Design Prize, the highest accolade for Australian contemporary design. The $30,000 triennial prize was announced at the opening of the National Gallery of Victoria’s Rigg Design Prize 2018 exhibition, which features bespoke, purpose-built interior rooms by ten shortlisted Australian interior designers. […]

1 month ago
Lyubov’ Popova
Russian 1889–1924

More than 400,000 visit MoMA at NGV

9 June 2018 – 8 October 2018 | NGV International | Admission fees apply 15 October 2018: Direct from New York and co-curated by the NGV and the Museum of Modern Art, MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art was visited by 404,034 visitors before closing its doors earlier this week. Extended […]

1 month ago
M. C. Escher 
Dutch 1898–1972

Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds

2 December 2018 – 7 April 2019 | NGV International | Admission fees apply Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds is the first exhibition in the world to feature the extraordinary work of Dutch graphic artist M. C. Escher in dialogue with the work of acclaimed Japanese design studio nendo, led by designer Oki […]

2 months ago
Andy Warhol
American 1928–87

Extended hours for MoMA at NGV announced

Until 8 October 2018 | NGV International | Admission fees apply Due to popular demand, the NGV has announced extended opening hours for MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art, which will now close on Monday 8 October. Visitors can also enjoy early access to the exhibition from 8.30am daily from 22 […]

2 months ago

$20K Mentoring Scholarship in support of contemporary female artists awarded to Chilean-Australian artist Camila Galaz

The strength of familial ties in the face of political unrest, in particular that of her own family in Chile, is central to the practice of Melbourne-based artist Camila Galaz, who is this year’s recipient of the $20K MECCA M-Power grant program for emerging women Visual Artists or Designers. The daughter of a Chilean political […]

2 months ago
Aljoud LOOTAH (designer)
Oru chair (2015)

Designing Women

NGV International | 28 September 2018 – 24 March 2019 | FREE The NGV’s Designing Women exhibition will highlight the dynamic and critical force of female designers in shaping contemporary design culture with works including Oru Chair by UAE’s Aljoud Lootah, Yang Metamorphosis designed by Carlotta de Bevilacqua for Artemide and Horse Lamp by Swedish […]

2 months ago
Julian Opie
Lucia, back 2. 2017

Julian Opie

NGV International | 9 November 2018 – 17 February 2019 | FREE ENTRY From a shoal of virtual carp swimming in the NGV’s waterwall to a towering metropolis in Federation Court, more than 60 of Julian Opie’s instantly recognisable works – renowned for their bold and pared back style – will be on display at […]

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