NGV Women’s Association Garden Day

Thu 24 Oct 19, 10am–4pm (AEDT)

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Cultivate your curiosity and explore the secret world of Stonnington’s private gardens. Homemade preserves, cakes & biscuits, fresh produce and coffee along with raffle tickets will be available for purchase on the day.

Please note, this event is for pre-sale only. Ticket sales have closed. A red wristband was mailed to those who have purchased tickets. This must be worn to gain entry to the gardens.

Garden Notes and audio guide were emailed to ticket purchasers on Monday 21 October. These notes include the addresses and walking map for the gardens. For all enquiries regarding Garden Notes, Audio Guides or Wristbands, please contact 03 8662 1573 or [email protected]

If you would like to receive updates regarding Garden Day and other NGV Women’s Association events, please subscribe here.

All funds raised from this event support acquisitions for the NGV.
Please note that professional photography and video recording will occur at this event. Images and/or videos may be used for promotional purposes.

NGV Women’s Association Garden Day 2019 Raffle

The NGV Women’s Association was held in Toorak on Thursday 24 October 2019. The NGVWA and the NGV sincerely thanks everyone who supported the NGVWA Garden Day by purchasing tickets to the event, donating products and services, and helping in so many ways.

Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets for the NGVWA Garden Day 2019 raffle (Permit 10532/19), drawn 12pm Friday 25 October 2019 at NGV, 180 St Kilda Road Melbourne.

We congratulate the following prize winners (in order of first prize to last):

  1. Graham Flanders
  2. Diana Morgan AM
  3. Belinda Hope
  4. Irene Montgomery
  5. Mary Paul
  6. Lisa Hodgson
  7. Janet Wang
  8. Meredith Pryse
  9. Helen Lester
  10. Kirsti Trentham
  11. Jill Howie
  12. Anne Rundell
  13. Jenny Roberts
  14. Bernadette Fogarty
  15. Gail Roney
  16. Cathy Stonier
  17. Sandra Beanham
  18. Rebecca Bonser
  19. Glenda Smith
  20. Robyn Kanat
  21. Jacky Hupert
  22. David Hales
  23. Louise McOwan Green
  24. Jane Ryan
  25. Milly Cameron
  26. Susie Sutherland
  27. Liz Shotter
  28. Kay Carr
  29. Denise Hompas

The NGVWA would also sincerely thanks the following supporters who donated prizes for this raffle:

Magic Lantern Gallery, Sorrento Sailing Coutta Boat Club, Coote&Co., Restif Le Breton wines, Maison Est Fine Furniture &Homewares, Wanted Man Heathcote wines, Kirkhope Aviation, Pared Eyeware, Little Gnomes Gardening, Dougal Australia Clothing & Homewares, Brownlow Interior Design, Blue Illusion at Myer Melbourne, Le Louvre Designer Clothing & Luxury Fashion, Melrose Cooking Oils, NGV Design Store, Lucky Akerman Landscape Architect, Dutton Green Floristry, Code M Beauty Salon, radii Restaurant & Bar Park Hyatt, The Grand Richmond, Frankel Hair Salon, Pino’s Fine Produce, Taralinga Olive Oil and Claringbolds Seafoods.

The NGVWA and NGV also thank NGVWA Garden Day Event Partners and Supporters:

The proceeds from NGVWA Garden Day support art acquisition at the NGV.

Tickets: $10 each or 3 for $25. All proceeds support art acquisition at the NGV.


The Winsome Collection Limited Edition art print voucher at Magic Lantern Gallery Valued at $1,400.
Sorrento Sailing Coutta Boat Club sailing experience for up to 6 people (excl. school holidays) Valued at $800.
Coote&Co. Black Charger Plates Valued at $464.
Restif Le Breton wine 1/2 Dozen: 3 White & 3 Red Valued at $390.
Maison Est Fine Furniture & Homewares voucher Valued at $380.
Maison Est Fine Furniture & Homewares voucher Valued at $380.
Wanted Man Heathcote wine mixed dozen Valued at $360.
Kirkhope Aviation – Flight Simulation voucher for Outback Tour Australia, at Moorabbin Airport Valued at $340.
PARED Eyeware voucher Valued at $300.
PARED Eyeware voucher Valued at $300.
Little Gnomes Gardening Consultation/Care/Maintenance (5 hours) Valued at $300.
Dougal Australia Clothing & Homewares voucher Valued at $250.
Brownlow Interior Design In-house Consultation (1 hour), Melbourne Metro Valued at $250.
Brownlow Interior Design In-house Consultation (1 hour), Melbourne Metro Valued at $250.
Blue Illusion Personal Styling and gift voucher redeemable at Blue Illusion Myer Valued at $250.
Le Louvre Designer Clothing & Luxury Fashion Boutique voucher Valued at $250.
Melrose Cooking Oils Hamper Valued at $250.
NGV design store $100 Gift voucher and 4 adult exhibition tickets to Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines at National Gallery of Victoria Valued at $220.
Lucy Akerman Landscape Architect, Landscape Design Consultation (within Victoria) Valued at $200.
Dutton Green Floristry Fresh Flowers delivered once a week for a month (within 25 km of South Yarra) Valued at $200.
Code M Beauty Salon Facial voucher Valued at $200.
radii Restaurant & bar, Park Hyatt Meal Voucher Chef’s selection 5 course dinner for two (including a glass of wine) Valued at $200.
THE GRAND Richmond Degustation Menu for 2 people Valued at $196.
Frankel Salon voucher Valued at $160.
NGV Family Membership (2 adults and up to 3 children under the age of 18) for 12 months Valued at $158.
Pino’s Fine Produce voucher Valued at $110.
Pino’s Fine Produce voucher Valued at $110.
TARALINGA ESTATE Olive Oil – 6 bottles Valued at $100.
Claringbolds Seafoods voucher Valued at $100.

Original vouchers must be presented. Vouchers show maximum value for successful redemption in one transaction at stores nominated on vouchers, before expiry.

Vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with other offers, are not transferrable, and cannot be redeemed at any amount for cash. No credit notes will be issued for change of mind, lost, or stolen vouchers.

Refer to separate vouchers for full terms and conditions.

Minor Gaming Permit Holder: The Council of Trustees of the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV). Permit number 10532/19 for maximum of 5,000 tickets.

Raffle drawn 12pm Friday 25 October 2019 at NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.

Results will be published on NGV.MELBOURNE on Wednesday 30 October 2019.

Frequently Asked Questions

I have not yet received my entry wristband

Upon booking your tickets, please allow 3-5 working days for your entry wristband(s) to arrive. Entry wristbands will be posted to ticket purchasers and will be attached to an information letter. If you have purchased multiple tickets to Garden Day, you will be sent one (1) entry wristband per ticket purchased. Please note, an entry wristband is the only means of entry to the gardens on the day.
If you have not received your entry wristband, please contact the NGV on 03 8662 1573.

I purchased a ticket after 9 October, how do I collect my entry wristband?

For tickets purchased from 10 – 23 October, entry wristbands will need to be collected in person from the Information Desk on the ground floor at NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road.
For tickets purchased after 23 October, entry wristbands will need to be collected in person on 24 October at a location close to the gardens. Please contact the NGV on 03 8662 1573 for further details of where to collect your entry wristband on the day of the event.

Will tickets be available for sale at the gardens?

This event is available for pre-sale only and tickets will not be available for sale at the gardens. Ticket sales will close at 5pm on Wednesday 23 October unless sold out prior. For all ticketing enquiries, please contact the NGV on 03 8662 1573.

When will Garden Notes be sent?

Garden Notes will be emailed to all ticket purchasers on Monday 21 October. Please contact the NGV on 03 8662 1573 to update your email address before this date to ensure that you receive the Garden Notes.

What do the Garden Notes contain?

The Garden Notes will contain the address details for each garden, a map of the garden locations, details of amenities and stall locations, and further information about the gardens.
An Audio Tour will also be available for download. Please remember to bring earphones or headphones if you intend to use the Audio Tour as these will not be available at the event.

Will Garden Notes be available at the gardens?

No, printed Garden Notes will not be available at the gardens. We recommend that you print the notes before you arrive or view them on your mobile device.

Where are the gardens this year?

All gardens are in Stonnington and cover a round walking trip of less than 4 km. Tram #58 along Toorak Road and Bus route #605 provide some access but are not door to door.

Can I take photos at the gardens?

For privacy and security of the garden owners, photography of the houses is not permitted.

Are the gardens accessible?

The gardens are privately owned and therefore may not be fully accessible to wheelchairs, people with restricted mobility, prams, walkers or public transport. Some gardens have water features and swimming pools. The gardens are also all of varying size, and there will be capacity restrictions at one smaller garden on the day.
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