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
James Tom is front man for psychedelic, progressive – jazz/rock band Krakatau.
7pm & 8pm
Alice Ivy is an ARIA-nominated electronic producer from Naarm/Melbourne Australia. Since her debut album I’m Dreaming was released in February 2018 she has performed more than 250 shows worldwide, including Australian national tours with Billie Eilish, Foster The People, Flight Facilities, Vera Blue, The Jungle Giants, SXSW 2018, Falls Festival, Listen Out and Splendour In The Grass. Alice Ivy’s eclectic signature sound spans sample-influenced soul, hip-hop, dance and electronic pop that she brings to life live as a multi-instrumentalist. Alice Ivy is fast becoming recognised as one of Australia’s most versatile and exhilarating artists.