The Ian Potter Centre houses NGV's extensive collection of Australian artwork, ranging from the Colonial period through to contemporary art. Galleries feature photography, prints and drawings, fashion and textiles, decorative arts, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. Don’t miss Charles Blackman’s Alice, Heidelberg School artists and an impressive Indigenous art collection.
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Del Kathryn Barton: The Highway is a Disco
Once you’ve seen the sumptuous and intricately detailed world of Del Kathryn Barton you start to realise how she won two Archibald Prizes. Her new exhibition takes the viewer further into that world to explore the artist’s dainty yet surreal use of colour,...Galleries Until Monday March 12 2018 Free
Louise Paramor: Palace of the Republic
Towering honeycomb-inspired paper sculptures take over NGV's Federation Square gallery in this major solo exhibition from Louise Paramor. The meticulously hand-cut sculptures have been a central part of Paramor's work since 1999, when she started making...Galleries Until Monday March 12 2018 Free
The Pool: Architecture, Culture and Identity
Arriving at the National Gallery of Victoria after a popular outing at the Venice Architecture Biennale, this installation brings together water, light, scent and sound to explore one of the great icons of the Australian experience: the pool. NGV director...Galleries Sunday February 18 2018 Free
The Field Revisited
On the morning of August 21, 1968, the new St Kilda Road premises of the National Gallery of Victoria opened its doors to the public for the first time. The imposing, brutalist construction, a bluestone monolith in the heart of Melbourne’s Southbank,...Galleries Friday April 27 2018 - Sunday August 26 2018 Free