Category: Programs

Friday Nights at Italian Masterpieces – The Break

This week, THE BREAK are performing at Friday Nights at Italian Masterpieces. We asked Jim Moginie, Brian Ritchie and Rob Hirst a couple of questions about music and art. Book now.             Describe your sound …  More

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

Three Thousand DIY workshops

The ability to adroitly sketch a little comic illustration is a skill with myriad uses. A back-of-a-napkin sketch slid facedown towards someone attractive in a bar. A pithy scrawl in the margin of a book then gifted to a prospective …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 15

As the entree to Melbourne Now, the NGV is hosting Melbourne’s Most Liveable Lunch, an iconic Melburnian culinary experience from 11–22 Nov. Chef Shane Delia has curated an incredible food experience.   What makes Melbourne the World’s Most Liveable City for the third year running? I suppose you would get a …  More

Collection Changeovers: From the Vaults

With over seventy thousand artworks in the NGV Collection, spanning from antiquity right through to contemporary art, we are fortunate to be the cultural custodians of some of the most exquisite and precious works of art. Therefore in an effort …  More

Melbourne now countdown – day 50

Calling all passionate collectors, enthusiasts and hobbyists of Melbourne!   Got an inkling for ink bottles? Crazy for cacti? A penchant for tin wind-up toys, vintage vinyl, swap cards, snow domes, Victorian-era electric shock therapy apparatus? The NGV would love …  More