NGV Friday Nights

NGV Saturday Night Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto

Sat 23 Apr 22, 6pm–10pm

NGV Friday Nights
Past program

NGV International

Ground Level

Join us for an NGV Saturday Night celebration of the final Saturday of Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto Explore the exhibition after hours one last time, with exclusive access, plus music by local DJs, French-inspired dining, bars, drop-by live drawing and more.

Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto
In an Australia exclusive, the NGV presents a major exhibition of more than 100 garments from renowned French couturière Gabrielle Chanel. With designs drawn from the rich holdings of the Palais Galliera and the Patrimoine de CHANEL in Paris, complemented by important loans from major public museums and private collections, Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto showcases the impressive breadth of Gabrielle Chanel’s output and her design codes. The Melbourne presentation also features several designs from the NGV Collection.

Bark Ladies
Bark Ladies: Eleven Artists from Yirrkala celebrates the NGV’s extraordinary collection of work by Yolŋu women artists from the Buku-Larrŋgay Mulka Centre (Buku), in North-East Arnhem Land. Explore the masterpieces and stories from these Yolŋu women from Yirrkala, who are known for channelling their unique worldview into daring and innovative works of art that demonstrate their mastery over the unique medium of bark.

The Gecko and the Mermaid: Djerrkŋu Yunupiŋu and Her Sister
Geckos, turtles, lizards and mermaids! Explore art and hands-on activities created by award-winning artists Djerrkŋu Yunupiŋu and her sister Ms Yunupiŋu from North-East Arnhem Land.

Bars, Dining & Experiences
French-inspired food and a variety of beverages by Yering Station, Four Pillars Gin and Pommery Champagne available until 9.45pm.

DJ Small Fry
Pommery Champagne Bar | Gallery Kitchen
Vivan Vo aka Small FRY is a Melbourne-based artist manager with a focus on both Asian-Australian and female artists specialising in electronic and pop music. She has performed as a DJ at album launches for Alice Ivy, Yeo, Healthy Tapes and at events for Liminal Mag, Emerging Writers Festival, Finders Keepers Market, and is also a curator for party collective Big Bao.

DJ Slymewave 
Four Pillars Gin Bar | NGV Garden
DJ Slymewave brings the good times for all ages – spinning local artists, the heroes of soul and anything else that sounds good in an LBD. Also known as Jo Syme, she’s the co-owner of Melbourne label Pieater and one half of award-winning musical duo Big Scary.

Drop-By Drawing
Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto | Ground Floor

Join Melbourne artist Rose Louey for an exclusive Drop-By Drawing session in Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto. Rose Louey is a Chinese Australian artist who explores magic in the real, with a background in drawing and printmaking. She will lead the sketching, drawing and illustrating of works in the exhibition.

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