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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

NGV announces major plan for contemporary international art and design

A major new initiative that will bring together the latest contemporary practice from around the globe was announced last night. Beginning in the Summer of 2017 and to be held every three years, this ambitious event initiated by the National … More

Artists’ flag raised on West Gate Bridge

On Tuesday 11 March a specially designed artists’ flag will be raised on the West Gate Bridge to celebrate the final weeks of Melbourne Now. A newly commissioned 10 metre flag, collaboratively designed by Brook Andrew, Jon Campbell, Kate Daw, … More

Put on your dancing shoes for White Night Melbourne at the NGV

Hundreds of night owls will descend on the National Gallery of Victoria’s Great Hall to dance to the beat of their own headphones when a silent disco transforms the Gallery for White Night Melbourne. Both NGV sites will stay open … More

Drop-by Drawing

The NGV will offer the exceptionally popular Drop-by Drawing as part of Melbourne Now. Inviting visitors to grab a sketch pad and pencil in an enormous group drawing class, Melbourne Now artists will hold sessions in the exquisite 18th Century … More

Friday Nights at Melbourne Now

Four of Melbourne’s hottest musical acts will take to the stage in the NGV’s Great Hall for the Friday Nights at Melbourne Now series beginning Friday 28 February. Headlining on successive Friday nights the bands include electro quartet World’s End … More

Raising the flag

Over the past few weeks flags designed by Melbourne artists were surreptitiously raised across the city. Jon Campbell’s ‘four letter words’ began to fly on working cranes with the words LOVE, SING and YEAH. John Warwicker placed his reimagined Australian … More

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