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Art turned on its head for children at the NGV with Pastello: Draw Act by design studio Mathery

The art of drawing will be turned on its head this May when the National Gallery of Victoria’s Children’s Gallery is given over to the creative and absurdist talents of Melbourne-based Italian design duo Erika Zorzi and Matteo Sangalli of … More

Iconic 19th Century Australian artwork to be restored

The National Gallery of Victoria and Bank of America Merrill Lynch today launched restoration work on Australian Impressionist artist Frederick McCubbin’s The North wind, 1891.    Tony Ellwood, Director, NGV, said: “We’re delighted to be able to restore a major … More

Sue Ford

The ground-breaking work of Australian photographer and filmmaker Sue Ford will be explored in a major retrospective opening at the National Gallery of Victoria on 17 April. One of the most important practitioners to emerge in the wave of 1970s … More

StArt Up: Top Arts 2014

Forty-nine of Victoria’s freshest emerging young artists will showcase their highly-commended work in the National Gallery of Victoria’s annual exhibition, StArt Up: Top Arts 2014, opening on 11 April. Now in its twentieth year and one of the most popular, … More

Wang Gongxin: Video Artist

The National Gallery of Victoria will present the large-scale, immersive video works of Wang Gongxin, one of China’s most respected video artists, in a solo exhibition to open on 11 April 2014. Wang Gongxin: Video Artist will present three works … More

Fashion Detective

More than 70 unattributed garments and accessories from the NGV’s world-class Fashion & Textiles Collection will be examined under the microscope in Fashion Detective, an intriguing, investigative exhibition that seeks to uncover the people and histories behind these extraordinary pieces. … More

Melbourne Now closes with 753,071 visitors through the doors of the NGV

After 121 days, 600 events and over 753,000 visitors, Melbourne Now finally closed its doors on Sunday.  The most ambitious exhibition ever mounted by the NGV, the exhibition heralded a new era, encouraging the full spectrum of creative contemporary practice … More

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