Category: NGV News

The backyard at the NGV

What an amazing green space! The backyard at the NGV is my sanctuary. Hi, my name is Maddi Hanson and I look after the NGV’s backyard. I have worked here for the past year as the Maintenance Gardener. The garden …  More

Chinese Lunar New Year: Year of the Water Snake

Chinese New Year begins on 10 February 2013. It is the year of the Water Snake. The snake represents transformation and healing. It is a year to focus within and reflect. Steady progress and attention to detail wins the race …  More

A new range of gift books from the NGV

The NGV has published an exciting new range of gift books – Dashing Dogs, Curious Cats and Flourishing Flowers – just in time for Christmas! Each title is a visual delight that unearths much-loved and little-known gems in the Gallery’s …  More

Miso and the Crossbar Café at NGV Australia

Miso is a Melbourne street artist who has risen to international prominence through her distinctive Art Nouveau inspired depictions of women. Her work, which is often presented framing doorways, typically combines cut-paper paste-ups with intricate hand-painted patterning. While Miso’s practice …  More

A warm welcome

Despite the freezing Melbourne morning on my first day as Director at the NGV three months ago, I’ve received an extremely warm welcome from all. Now I hope to extend that welcome to old and new visitors, who I look …  More