Author Archives: National Gallery of Victoria

Points of View: Australian art conversation

Ellen van Neerven, an Indigenous writer based in Brisbane, wrote these poems in response to Emily Kam Kngwarray’s Anwerlarr Anganenty (Big yam Dreaming) 1995 and read them at the Points of View: Australian art conversation on Kngwarray’s Big Yam Dreaming …  More

Friday Nights at Italian Masterpieces – Kirin J Callinan

A standout line-up of musical acts will take the stage in the NGV’s Great Hall when the enormously successful Friday Nights series returns for Italian Masterpieces. We caught up with Kirin J Callinan who will be kicking off the series …  More

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