From our team here at NGV, we’re sending our best wishes to our community during this challenging time.
Following the latest public health directions from the Victorian Government, the NGV is temporarily closed to the public.
We encourage you to visit our website and follow our social media for updates.
We are grateful for the loyalty and understanding of the NGV community and hope to welcome you back soon.
Take inspiration from the NGV Collection in self-guided drawing tutorials by local Melbourne artists.
Make your way to Musidora, 1878 in the 19th Century European Paintings Gallery on Level 2 and follow a Drop-by Drawing session with visual artist Lily Mae Martin. Step through her approach to sketching, taking inspiration from the life-size marble sculpture by Marshall Wood, and focus on simple drawing exercises including observational drawing and mark making.
WatchDrop by Drawing with Minna Gilligan
Artist Minna Gilligan explores hero works from our twentieth century galleries, including Andy Warhol’s Self-portrait no. 9 and David Hockney’s The second marriage, leading a drawing tutorial with a less traditional approach that focuses on colour and fun.
WatchDrop by Drawing with Kenny Pittock
Melbourne artist Kenny Pittock discovers a fruitful source of inspiration from Édouard Manet’s The melon in this in still life sketching lesson.