The National Gallery of Victoria, popularly known as the NGV, is an iconic art museum in Melbourne. Founded in 1861, it is Australia’s oldest and most visited art museum. The NGV has two magnificent galleries located a short walk apart, both with free entry to the permanent collection.
St Kilda Road: NGV International – located at 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, NGV International houses a whole world of international art, displaying the National Gallery of Victoria’s collections of European, Asian, Oceanic and American art.
Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia – located in the Ian Potter Centre at Federation Square, this building houses the NGV’s Australian collection, with a permanent display presenting a chronological history of Australian art, with a particular focus on Indigenous Australian art.
The NGV offers an extraordinary visual arts experience with diverse temporary exhibitions, Collection displays, talks, tours, programs for kids, films, late-night openings and performances. Click here to visit the NGV website where you will find information, including any special events on.
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