Category: Exhibitions

Plastics in Art: David McDiarmid. Part 1: Scientific Analysis.

David McDiarmid was one of the first Australian artists to use synthetic plastics as a principal medium in his art.  His choice reflects the increasing pervasiveness of plastics in everyday life during the 1970s and the growing availability of plastics …  More

Friday Nights at Italian Masterpieces – The Orbweavers

This week The Orbweavers will be performing in the Great Hall for Friday Nights at Italian Masterpieces. Here, we asked them a few questions about music and art. Book tickets now.   Describe your sound in 5 words or less? …  More

A fine example of collaboration: furniture design, architecture and photography

Film and photography are a fascinating adjunct in Mid Century Modern: Australian furniture design.  They provide glimpses of the context in which furniture was used, and a sense of the impact of new ways of living in mid-century homes and …  More

Jack Meyer, Industrial Revolution

As you leave the retro cool of  mid-century Australian design and furniture pieces of the Mid-Century Modern  exhibition, you may be surprised by a last minute 3 meter long splash of the seventies that is more kamikazes and wine coolers …  More

Friday Nights at Italian Masterpieces – Teeth & Tongue

This week, Teeth & Tongue will take to the stage at Friday Nights at Italian Masterpieces. Here, we asked her a few questions about music and art.    Describe your sound in 5 words or less?   Experimental pop, hard …  More

2014 Victorian Primary School Philosothon

  On Friday 20th June, 120 young creative minds from 12 primary schools excitedly gathered in small groups around works of art throughout NGV International as part of the 2014 Victorian Primary School Philosothon.   This NGV Schools and Victorian Association …  More

Mick Turner – Friday Nights at Italian Masterpieces

This week, Mick Turner will be taking to the stage at Friday Nights at Italian Masterpieces. Here, we asked him a few questions about music and art.   Describe your sound in 5 words or less? post-rock rock-opera (not?)   …  More