NGV Friday Nights
Beyond Golden

Fri 6 Mar, 6pm–10pm

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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.

6–10pm
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.

6–8pm

New York Post-Disco | Merve

Following the movements of music after disco, Merve provides a rhythmic exchange that scrambles boundaries and connects dancers to a wider vibration. Programmer, agent and DJ, Merve is a key player Melbourne’s electronic music community.

NGV Garden

6–8pm
Dunny Minogue
CLOSET Disco Bar

6.30pm

Connecting Lives | Exhibition Talk

NGV Guide Yamini Naidu explores the shared interests of Haring and Basquiat including street art, performance and dance, symbols and words, racism and politics.

Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines

7pm, 8pm & 9pm
Performances by Karen From Finance & Ayesha Buffet
CLOSET Disco Bar

8–10pm
Hip Hop Hoe
CLOSET Disco Bar

8–10pm

Golden Age Hip Hop | Interstellar Fugitives

Paying homage to the past, Interstellar Fugitives bring a set made up of the biggest sounds to emerge from the hip hop’s golden years.

NGV Garden

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