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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Colony: Frontier Wars
It's frequently said that Australians don't know or care much about their own history, and have little understanding of what occurred during colonisation. But the artists who were creating work on both sides of the black-white divide captured extraordinary...Galleries Until Sunday September 2 2018 Free
The National Gallery of Victoria is celebrating its 50th year in its St Kilda Road building by looking back at its first ever exhibition, The Field. That exhibition defied the expectations of the arts world, who expected the gallery to open with some...Galleries Until Sunday August 26 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 Until Sunday August 26 2018 Free