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Tag Archives: fashion and textiles

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

Bulgari Australia launches a major funding program for the NGV

On Tuesday the 23rd of April Bulgari launched the Bulgari Funding Program – NGV International Fashion Acquisitions at a gala event held in the Great Hall at the National Gallery of Victoria. Designed to fund the acquisitions of major works … More

Ballet & Fashion

On 3 November, the National Gallery of Victoria together with The Australian Ballet will open Ballet & Fashion, a free exhibition celebrating the creative collaboration between dance and design. Tony Ellwood, Director, NGV, said, “We are thrilled to be working … More

Linda Jackson: Bush Couture

“My love of couture, together with the inspiration and beauty of the Australian bush, brought about the idea of translating all this into a style of art and fashion that I call…Bush Couture”  Linda Jackson, 1987 Opening Australia Day, Linda … More


Opening 11 March, the National Gallery of Victoria will showcase the first exhibition in Australia to focus on men’s fashion from the 18th century to the present day. Drawn largely from the NGV Collection, ManStyle will feature over 80 works … More

Lace in Fashion

Opening 23 July, the National Gallery of Victoria will showcase a stunning selection of lace from the sixteenth through to the twentieth century in Lace in Fashion.  Including over 50 works from the NGV Collection along with several loans, this … More

Australian Made: 100 Years of Fashion

Opening 28 May, the National Gallery of Victoria will present a remarkable collection of clothing and accessories from the 1850s to 1950s in Australian Made: 100 Years of Fashion. Drawn entirely from the NGV’s Collection of Australian fashion and textiles, … More

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