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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

Miss Geddes Sheet music, fancy dress 1906

This charming fancy-dress costume was acquired from a private collector. The following information was recorded at the time: ‘This dress was worn to a fancy-dress ball at Mena House, Cairo, in 1907 by a Miss Geddes. The dress is accompanied by …  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

An Experiment Gone Awry

The development of gas lighting transformed the streets and homes of 19th century England. The gas, distilled by burning coal in an anaerobic environment created large amounts of oily sludge known as coal tar. Coal tar was used in the …  More

Colima, West Mexico Mask

In very rare instances elite burials in West Mexico involved stone masks that have been stylistically linked to Colima. These special objects for burial, fashioned out of materials traded over long distances, stand out among the large numbers of ceramic …  More

Friday Nights at Italian Masterpieces – Owl Eyes

A standout line-up of musical acts will take the stage in the NGV’s Great Hall for Friday Nights at Italian Masterpieces. We caught up with Owl Eyes who will be performing this Friday. Book tickets now.   Describe your sound in 5 …  More