The NGV Collection contains approximately 70,000 works of art spanning thousands of years, from the art of ancient civilisations right up to contemporary art, reflecting a multitude of different disciplines, periods, styles and inspirations. The NGV Collection really is great, it’s yours and it’s free!
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia is home to the Australian art Collection – including works by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities, open 10am–5pm daily. Entry to the NGV Collection is free; however entry fees may apply to special exhibitions.
If you’re planning to visit a specific work of art please contact us to check if it will be on display. Email [email protected] or call +61 3 8620 2222.
Open 10am–5pm daily
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