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
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
6am at the garage
6am at the garage is a Melbourne-based music collective run by Liam and Benny. As DJs, their selections may traverse genres and time, but their ethos stays put… PLAY FOR THE PARTY. This diversity has been widely recognised, as 6am at the garage usually find themselves being the longest name on heavyweight lineups.
7pm & 8pm
Bananagun are a five-piece band from Melbourne led by songwriter Nicholas Van Bakel. Their debut album The True Story of Bananagun released to critical acclaim in 2020 with Uncut naming it one of their albums of the year, and it topped Shindig’s best of year list. As a live outfit the band are electric and eclectic, matching the psychedelic songwriting of Electric Prunes and The Free Design with Stereolab’s fizz and pop.