NGV Teens: Art Party

NGV International

Sat 2 Mar, 6–9pm

Teens takeover the gallery for a magical night at NGV Teens: Art Party.

Experience an unforgettable night at NGV International complete with DJs, artist and dance workshops, circus performance and inspiring talks exclusively for teens. Dance the night away to your favourite pop anthems, explore NGV Triennial after hours, add colour and sparkle to your nails at our pop-up salon and unleash your creativity in artist-led activities.

In celebration of NGV Triennial the dress code is MAGIC. Dress up or down but wear something fun and creative for an unforgettable night.

This event is especially for secondary school-aged students with a valid secondary school ID or Victorian Student Pass.

Book now: $25
NGV Members Book now: $22

Program

DJ SET BY DIRTY BIRD
GREAT HALL
6–6.45pm, 7.30–7.55pm & 8.20–9pm

Dance the night away in the Great Hall and show us your moves when Dirty Bird sets the mood with DJ sets playing your favourite pop anthems.

Groov3 Dance Workshop
Great Hall
7–7.25pm

Join dance instructor Aisha Mary from GROOV3 for a choreography workshop that will have bodies grooving and feet moving to high energy dance beats.

CIRCUS PERFORMANCE BY BEDE NASH
GREAT HALL
8–8.10pm

Prepare to be wowed by a spellbinding performance from Bede Nash, a circus performer with an exciting, fast-paced and humorous hula hoop act.

SU’S STUDIO
GALLERY KITCHEN
6–8.30pm

Get creative in this mixed media art workshop and create a photo key charm for your school bag with Korean-Australian artist Suyeon Park.

POP-UP NAIL SALON WITH TROPHY WIFE NAIL ART
GALLERY KITCHEN
6–8.30pm

Complete your party outfit with statement nails from celebrity nail designer, Chelsea Bagan, with nail art inspired by artworks from NGV Triennial.

NGV BEHIND THE SCENES 6.30–7.15pm

Meet: Information Desk

Ever wondered how NGV exhibitions come together? NGV Teen Council members interview NGV curatorial and magazine teams. Bring your questions and join in on the discussion.

BATYR CHILL OUT LOUNGE
FEDERATION COURT
6–9pm

Chat, relax and win fun prizes with the members of batyr, a preventative health organisation who use lived experiences to show how young people can access support and services to improve overall wellbeing.

PHOTOBOOTHS
GALLERY KITCHEN
6–9pm

Capture the night in NGV photobooths and take home your own photo memento from Art Party.

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WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?

NGV Teens: Art Party is a night to wear what you want! There is no official dress code, but we encourage everyone to wear something to celebrate the NGV Triennial theme of magic.

CAN I BUY FOOD?

Hot chips and a variety of pizza will be available for you to buy from $7.50, including gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian options. Free water stations are located in Gallery Kitchen and Great Hall. This is strictly an alcohol and drug free event.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

For more information, see our Art Party FAQs

DESIGN STORE DISCOUNT

For one night only, the NGV design store will be offering teens a 10% store-wide discount.

Getting Here

NGV Teens: Art Party is located at The National Gallery of Victoria, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.

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Public Transport
There are a variety of public transport options available with accessible tram stops located directly outside NGV International, on St Kilda Road. Visit the Public Transport Victoria website to search transport options for your journey.

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The NGV Teens program is generously supported by Beatrice Moignard, The Betsy and Ollie Polasek Endowment, The JTM Foundation, Alex & Brady Scanlon and Rachel Kwei.