Author Archives: National Gallery of Victoria

Art as therapy – I’m skeptical about pretty things

Philosophers Alain de Botton and John Armstrong of The School of Life have created the Art as Therapy Tour at the NGV. The self-guided tour of selected works from the NGV Collection includes special captions that challenge our assumptions about ourselves, society …  More

Art as Therapy – whether you succeed or fail is entirely in your own hands

Philosophers Alain de Botton and John Armstrong of The School of Life have created the Art as Therapy Tour at the NGV. The self-guided tour of selected works from the NGV Collection includes special captions that challenge our assumptions about ourselves, society …  More

Art as Therapy – I can’t be sexy

Philosophers Alain de Botton and John Armstrong of The School of Life have created the Art as Therapy Tour at the NGV. The self-guided tour of selected works from the NGV Collection includes special captions that challenge our assumptions about …  More

You loved it, help us keep it.

We weren’t surprised to find that Anne-Marie May’s RGB (Mobile) was popular with our visitors, and we’ve enjoyed watching it pop up again and again in photos on the Melbourne Now Social Hub. It’s also been the most visited, liked, …  More

WIN a reserved table for you and your friends at Friday Nights at Melbourne Now

WIN a reserved table for you and four friends at Friday Nights at Melbourne Now where  Haitus Kaiyote will be performing! Guaranteed entry, a reserved table for you to come and go as you please, plus drinks and some snacks …  More

Melbourne Now Design Residency: Bolwell EDGE Caravan Studio #11 Carter LeAmon Studio

Architect Edmund Carter and industrial designer and artist Simone LeAmon share a collaborative practice. Known for developing design and creative strategies in the areas of public and urban design, interiors, product design and exhibitions, Carter LeAmon’s projects draw on the …  More

WIN a night at Melbourne Now for you and your friends

This is your chance to host your own private party at the NGV. You and up to 30 friends will have exclusive access to Darren Sylvester’s dance floor plus a highlights tour of Melbourne Now at NGV International. Drinks and …  More