NGV Friday Nights

Fri 1 Oct, 6pm–10pm (AEST)

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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 are back for French Impressionism from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Enjoy the exhibition after hours with live music, DJ sets and French-inspired dining and bars.

6pm – 9.45pm
French Impressionism from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

In an international exclusive, the NGV presents a major exhibition of more than 100 masterworks of French Impressionism in partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), an institution renowned world-wide for its rich holdings of Impressionist paintings. Part of the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition series, French Impressionism features works by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro, Mary Cassatt and more – including 79 that have never-before-been exhibited in Australia.

6pm – 6.30pm
Trio Aquarelle

Musicians from the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music perform music inspired by nineteenth-century France and French Impressionism from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Presented in collaboration with the University of Melbourne.

6pm – 9.45pm
Bars & Dining

Enjoy French-inspired food and beverages by Asahi, Yering Station and Pommery Champagne available until 9.45pm.

6.30pm, 7.30pm & 8.30pm
Gallery Kitchen
River Yarra

River Yarra is the moniker of Raudie McLeod, a producer and DJ from Melbourne’s Yarra River. In 2017 he hopped off to Paris to join the clan of Zaltan’s Antinote where he released his first and second EPs #Lucky #Boy and FrogMania.

7pm & 8pm
Great Hall

Fronted by Olivia Bartley, Olympia have produced critically acclaimed guitar-fronted art-rock since their inception in 2016. Their album Flamingo (2019) prompted high radio circulation in Australia, UK and Europe, as well as extensive tours and accolades. With an eclectic band of collaborators, Olympia has drawn comparisons to Joey Santiago (Pixies) and David Bowie.
Friday Nights International Painting French Impressionism from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NGV International

NGV Friday Nights