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NGV unveils major anniversary gift

Celebrating Australia’s premier art gallery’s 150th anniversary Today, 24 May 2011, the National Gallery of Victoria celebrates its 150th birthday. To honour this tremendous milestone, the NGV today unveiled an exceptional gift of 173 important Indigenous works of art including … More

The NGV turns 150 with an ARTY pARTy

The National Gallery of Victoria is turning 150 this year and to celebrate, everyone is invited to a huge community event on the weekend of 28 and 29 May. Over the NGV 150 pARTy weekend, the Gallery will bring the … More

Jonh Brack’s Collins St, 5p.m voted Victoria’s favourite work of art!

John Brack’s painting Collins St, 5p.m.  (pictured) has been voted the most popular work in the National Gallery of Victoria’s Collection, in the My Top Ten competition. Dr Gerard Vaughan, Director, NGV said: “I’m delighted in the NGV’s 150th year … More

Win a fabulous dinner for you and ten friends created by Melbourne’s top chefs

The National Gallery of Victoria has announced the major prize for its My Top Ten online competition.  World renowned Chef Philippe Mouchel will mastermind the menu, working with Terry Clark from Peter Rowland Catering to create a feast for the … More

The National Gallery of Victoria celebrates 150 years

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) today launched its 150th anniversary year, a major milestone in the history of Australia’s first public art gallery. Victorian Premier and Minister for the Arts, Ted Baillieu, NGV Council President, Allan Myers and NGV … More

NGV 150

In 2011, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is celebrating its 150th birthday. This is a major milestone in the history of Australia’s first public art gallery, an exciting moment to celebrate the NGV’s outstanding collection and the achievement of … More

An Earl and Countess for the NGV

The National Gallery of Victoria today announced two exciting new acquisitions in the lead up to next year’s 150th birthday. This is a major gift for the NGV’s Masterpieces for Melbourne fundraising campaign. The new works, titled Lady Rous née … More

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