Opening this Friday: Van Gogh and the Seasons explores the artist’s profound connection to nature with the largest display of Van Gogh works to ever travel to Australia. Opens 28 April at NGV International: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image: Installation view of Van Gogh and the Seasons at NGV International Photo: Tobias Titz
Opening this Friday Van Gogh and the Seasons explores the artists profound
Tania Tynkkynen
Ali Boman
Georgia Jones
A touch of sparkle for your Monday morning thanks to Ai Weiwei’s chandelier. On display in Federation Court at NGV International, free entry: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image: Installation view of Chandelier with restored Han Dynasty lamps from the emperor (2015). National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Loti & Victor Smorgon Fund, 2015
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A touch of sparkle for your Monday morning thanks to Ai Weiweis
Louise Kilpatrick
Glen Giachin
Keely Holster
NGV Friday Nights is back next week. Join us as we kick off with live music from British singer-songwriter Gemma Ray, alongside after hours access to Van Gogh and the Seasons, bars and dining. Book tickets online: [ Bit.ly Link ]
NGV Friday Nights is back next week Join us as we kick
Cate Marshall
“Afternoons are for visiting galleries.” – We couldn’t agree more @alana_anon.
“Afternoons are for visiting galleries” – We couldn’t agree more alana_anon
Adrienne Chandler-Temple
Joanne Tzouroutis
Therese Newton
Explore Brook Andrew's personal archive and see how Australian and international histories and power structures are connected in postcards, newspapers, media, books and objects. Brook Andrew: The Right to Offend is Sacred is free at NGV Australia, Federation Square: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Explore Brook Andrews personal archive and see how Australian and international histories
Opening next week: experience the bold genius of the timeless master, Vincent van Gogh, in the 2017 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition, Van Gogh and the Seasons. Open 28 April – 9 July at NGV International: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Leyubble Beiglubble
Eva Myszka Okill
Carlos Rojas Álvarez
Wishing you a whale of a time this weekend. Come see Creating the Contemporary Chair: The Gordon Moffatt Gift at NGV International. Free entry: [ Bit.ly Link ]

The NGV warmly thanks Gordon Moffatt AM for his generous gift.

Installation view: Creating the Contemporary Chair: The Gordon Moffatt Gift at NGV International. Photo: @sashds
Wishing you a whale of a time this weekend Come see Creating
Jayne Rantall
Manuja Premaratne
Thomas Baudinette
Two tree-houses have planted themselves at NGV International. Created by acclaimed artist, Fiona Hall, this installation provides a canopy in which kids and teens can express their thoughts about the world through making activities. Free entry: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image: Installation view of Fiona Hall: Uneasy Seasons at NGV International. Photo: Tobias Titz
Photo: @littlemelbourne
Two treehouses have planted themselves at NGV International Created by acclaimed artist
Kathryn Riosa
Debbie Young
Michael Richardson
William Eggleston Portraits is now showing as part of the free Festival of Photography at NGV International: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Michelle Creevey
Merissa Wakefield
Mike Sargeant
iPad in hand and ready to sketch, UK Comedian Phill Jupitus, is inviting audiences to join him at NGV Australia as his sketches his favorite works from the Collection. Join in, get creative and meet Phill today or over the weekend from 10am–12pm. BYO sketchpad and pencils. Free entry.

Drawing credit: Kenny Pittock
iPad in hand and ready to sketch UK Comedian Phill Jupitus is
Goran Jovic
Kailey Scott
Ben Dunning
NGV and partner Mecca Cosmetica have launched MECCA M-Power; an annual program aimed at empowering emerging female talent. This year, one outstanding Australian female artist or designer has the chance to win a $20,000 grant to pursue their creative dreams, supported by mentoring from NGV and MECCA experts. Apply online before 7 May, 11pm: [ Svy.mk Link ]

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NGV and partner Mecca Cosmetica have launched MECCA MPower an annual program
Joanne Shin
Katarina Persic
Imogen Kennard-King
Patrick Pound is an artist fascinated by the categorisation of objects. As part of the Festival of Photography, Pound presents his largest ever exhibition in which more than 50 collections are displayed. Free entry at NGV Australia: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image: installation view of Patrick Pound: The Great Exhibition at NGV Australia. Photo: Wayne Taylor
Patrick Pound is an artist fascinated by the categorisation of objects As
Chris Brydon
Love, a complex emotion, has inspired artists and creative practitioners for centuries. On Wednesday 26 April, join the final session of the Melbourne Masterclass series exploring the theme of music in love with celebrated scholars and musicians at The University of Melbourne. Book now: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Love a complex emotion has inspired artists and creative practitioners for centuries

Melbourne Masterclass: Objects, Sounds and Stories of Love

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Jennifer Margret
See Andrew Rogers' abstract sculptures on Level 2 at NGV Australia and hear from the artist in June as he discusses his project Rhythms of Life – the largest contemporary land art undertaking in the world that took 16 years and 7,500 people to complete: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Lisa Franchi
Nicky Sanders
Nicky Sanders
On the opening weekend of Van Gogh and the Seasons hear a talk from the exhibition curator and former Head of Collections at the Van Gogh Museum, Sjraar van Heugten. Sat 29 April, book now: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image: Vincent van Gogh
Dutch 1853–90
'Wheatfield' 1888 Arles
Honolulu Museum of Art, Hawaii
Gift of Mrs Richard A. Cooke and family in memory of Richard A. Cooke, 1946
On the opening weekend of Van Gogh and the Seasons hear a
Kay Vinton
Katie Miller
Julie Stephenson
La Trobe University are hosting a special Bold Thinking Series event in NGV’s Great Hall on 4 May. Explore the complexities that lie at the intersection of health, law and sexuality with the Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, Prof Anne-Maree Farrell and Prof Gary Dowsett. Book now: [ Bit.ly Link ]
La Trobe University are hosting a special Bold Thinking Series event in

The Hon. Michael Kirby - Health, Law and Sexuality

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Qin Lin
Elsie Betty Tulley
Fiona Hall: Uneasy Seasons is now open for kids and teens at NGV International. Free entry: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Jodie Burns
Gem Ma
Zoe Dickson
In this new NGV publication, lavish illustrations and texts from leading scholars and curators examine the many expressions of love. Pick up your copy at NGV design store: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Photo: @liudamengmengmeng
In this new NGV publication lavish illustrations and texts from leading scholars
Gemma Dunstan
Jane Mahy
A powerful sense of mystery and ambiguity can be found within Bill Henson’s cinematic images. See the exhibition at NGV International as part of the free Festival of Photography: [ Bit.ly Link ]

The NGV thanks Bill Bowness AO for his gifts donated through the Australian Governments Cultural Gifts Program.
Photo: @barry.takes.photos
A powerful sense of mystery and ambiguity can be found within Bill
Pauline Mulberry
Tony Davidovski
Megan Finlayson
Celebrate some of Victoria’s most gifted young artists in Top Arts 2017. Now showing at NGV Australia, Federation Square. Free entry: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image: Ellie Bracci
Frida 2016
Padua College, Mornington
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Celebrate some of Victorias most gifted young artists in Top Arts 2017
Lee-Anne Wigg
Jo Grant
Bee Prashanna