NGV Friday Nights
New Wave Experiment

Fri 13 Mar, 6pm–10pm

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Cost Online $28 M / $35 A / $16 Ch
Door (limited) $33 M / $40 A / $21 Ch

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NGV Friday Nights returns this summer during Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines, paying homage to the 1980s and New York downtown. DJs spotlight an 80s music moment each week, mixed in with drag performances, classic cocktails and New York City street food.

Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines

Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines presents the work of two of the most significant and influential artists of the late twentieth century, revealing fascinating insights into their unique visual languages and the many intersections between their lives, practices and ideas. KAWS: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness is not open during NGV Friday Nights.


Disco Not Disco | A.Kid

Employing his passion for vinyl oddities, A.Kid leads audiences through the experimental sides of disco and punk. This Melbourne based multidisciplinary artist, DJ and Mandarin Dreams’ Label boss champions the sounds of bedroom music and the artist collective.

NGV Garden

CLOSET Disco Bar


Unconventional Methods of Making  | Exhibition Talk

NGV Assistant Curator Meg Slater reflects on a selection of important works applied to a range of unusual supports, dedicated to the signature motifs and symbols adopted by Haring and Basquiat.

Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines

7pm, 8pm & 9pm
Performances by Dandrogyny & The Jawbreakers
CLOSET Disco Bar

The Jawbreakers
CLOSET Disco Bar


80s New Wave Pop | Beth Grace

Exploring unforgettable music of 80s new wave pop, Beth Grace demonstrates her talent for creating incredible house and disco sets. Captivating crowds with her intuitive and knowledgeable track selection Beth has recently brought the party to Falls Festival, Beyond the Valley and Babylon Festival amongst others.

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Friday Nights International Painting Prints & Drawings Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat NGV International