Following the latest advice from the Victorian Government, the NGV will temporarily close to the public from Friday 28 May, 2021.
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Exhibition tickets dated within the temporary closure period will be automatically refunded.
We wish all members of our community well during this time and look forward to welcoming you back to the Gallery soon.
‘Creative women have historically been treated poorly and many gave up their dreams. To not just pioneer, but persevere, creative women needed extraordinary personal qualities to initiate and sustain their careers.’
Dr Isobel Crombie
‘The women’s work from Lajamanu community is both old and boldly new.’
‘As with many women that worked in a family business, it was not until the death of their husbands that they were able to assume their own identity.’
‘Fumie Taniguchi was part of the first generation of women artists to challenge Japan’s historically male led artistic establishment.’
‘The stories of Frances Burke and Joyce Coffey illuminate two modes by which women entered the design profession in the middle decades of the twentieth century.’