Spend your Saturday exploring contemporary works by some of Australia’s leading Indigenous female artists. Free entry at NGV Australia, Federation Square: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Spend your Saturday exploring contemporary works by some of Australias leading Indigenous
Australian artist Annette Bezor uses symbols of femininity, such as flowers, to subvert ideas of gender. See her work ‘No’ on display in Every Brilliant Eye: Australian Art of the 1990s. Free entry: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image: Annette Bezor
No 1991
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Margaret Stewart Endowment, 1991
DC24.a-b-1991
© Annette Bezor
Australian artist Annette Bezor uses symbols of femininity such as flowers to
Cathy Nolan
Dance and architecture meet in Zoë Croggon's delicate collages. Now showing at NGV International, free entry: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Dance and architecture meet in Zoë Croggons delicate collages Now showing at
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Update: Van Gogh and the Seasons has been extended until 12 July including a special 24 hour viewing on the final weekend. Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image: Installation view of Vincent van Gogh
Wheatfield 1888 Arles
Honolulu Museum of Art, Hawaii
Gift of Mrs Richard A. Cooke and family in memory of Richard A. Cooke, 1946 (377.1) Photo: Tom Ross
Update Van Gogh and the Seasons has been extended until 12 July
Brenda Green
Leanne Nally
Kay Vinton
The NGV Collection houses approximately 75,000 works of art. We regularly update our Collection displays so there is always something new to discover. Free entry.

Image: Edwin Long
Queen Esther 1878
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1879
On display at NGV International, Level 2
The NGV Collection houses approximately 75000 works of art We regularly update
Janet Drury
Marilyn Bould
Prajna Paramita Biswas
Making plans for this weekend? Join us for Unplugged Live; the perfect blend of music, art and creative conversation at 2pm on Sunday. This week’s performer is Gretta Ray: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Capacity is limited. Collect your free ticket from the Information Desk at NGV Australia from 12pm on the day of the performance.
Making plans for this weekend Join us for Unplugged Live the perfect
Barry Gittins
Sculpture, paintings, scripts and devotional objects are displayed in themes that explore Zen philosophy, religious symbolism and historical narratives in Buddha’s Smile. Now showing free at NGV International: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image: Liu Xiaoxian
China/Australia
Our Gods, Laughing Buddha 2000
Digital (lamda) print on aluminum Ed. 2/3
Loan from artist (Sydney)
Sculpture paintings scripts and devotional objects are displayed in themes that explore
Kim Richards
There is more than meets the eye to Dior’s Zelie cocktail dress. Our Conservation team have x-rayed the garment uncovering its hidden construction details including bodice boning, lead weights and over 6 layers of tulle that are used to create the iconic Dior silhouette.

See this stunning garment amongst 140 others on display in The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture – opening 27...
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Ellyza Tanner
Hattie Rose
Ruth Slonimsky
Artist Fiona Hall hopes her exhibition will "provide a platform for kids to express their enthusiasms, hopes and fears”. Visit Fiona Hall: Uneasy Seasons at NGV International, free entry: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Photo: @coklat_oreo
Artist Fiona Hall hopes her exhibition will provide a platform for kids
Caitlin Dowling
#DidYouKnowVanGogh moved to Paris in 1886, but after two years he grew tired of hectic city life and moved to the small town of Arles in the south of France. It was here that he painted Wheatfield (pictured).

Van Gogh and the Seasons is now open from 9am on weekdays and 8am on weekends: [ Bit.ly Link ]
DidYouKnowVanGogh moved to Paris in 1886 but after two years he grew
Jo Stephens
Abbie Mills
Geoffrey Fyrhthe
The works in Top Arts 2017 are by some of Victoria's most gifted young artists, touching on themes from environmentalism and mental health to family ties and cultural identity. Now showing at NGV Australia, free entry: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image: Alice Sien
Conception 2016
Box Hill High School, Box Hill
© Alice Sien
The works in Top Arts 2017 are by some of Victorias most
Robyne Hunter
Lynda Janes
Patrick Hase
Great shot captured by The Streets of Melbourne on Instagram. Share your photos using #NGV.
Great shot captured by The Streets of Melbourne on Instagram Share your photos using NGV
Therese Newton
Rona Halliwell
NGV Magazine climbed to the peaks of Mt Field National Park, Tasmania, with artist Fiona Hall (pictured). The artist speaks about her latest exhibition for kids and teens and her inspiring connection to the wilderness. Read the full interview in NGV Magazine’s June/July issue – coming soon.

Photo: Peter Whyte
NGV Magazine climbed to the peaks of Mt Field National Park Tasmania
Cambodian textiles, known as ‘pidan’, were used in temples and daily life settings. This 19th century pidan illustrates the birth of the historical Buddha, Siddhartha through detailed patterns. Buddha’s Smile is now showing free at NGV International: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image: Khmer
Ceremonial hanging and covering, 19th century, (Pidan) (detail)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2006
Cambodian textiles known as pidan were used in temples and daily life
Divya Das
“Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Pablo Picasso. See this work on Level 2 at NGV International. Free entry.

Image: Pablo Picasso
Weeping woman (1937)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
© Pablo Picasso/Succession Pablo Picasso. Licensed by Viscopy, Australia
Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life Pablo Picasso
Justine D'Arcy-Wright
Andrew Galpin
Erin Caudullo
Don’t despair, there is still one day left to see Love: Art of Emotion 1400–1800. Free entry at NGV International: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image: Nicolas Régnier
Hero and Leander c. 1625-1626
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1955
Dont despair there is still one day left to see Love Art
David Beards
Grate Britton
Rosalicious Lapaz
Punchline is a notorious work by the Melbourne artist collective DAMP that was staged at 200 Gertrude Street (now Gertude Contemporary) in 1999. The video footage is based on the idea of an artist’s ‘worst nightmare’ and comprised a series of incidents including a lover’s quarrel and full-scale brawl that takes place on an exhibition’s opening night: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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Punchline is a notorious work by the Melbourne artist collective DAMP that
Yvette Scholtmeyer
Don’t miss William Eggleston Portraits, closing tomorrow 5pm. Experience the work of one of the most important photographic artists of the 20th century and his images of suburban life in the Southern United States. Free entry at NGV International: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image: William Eggleston
Untitled, c.1965-9
Eggleston Artistic Trust
© Eggleston Artistic Trust
Dont miss William Eggleston Portraits closing tomorrow 5pm Experience the work of
Therese Newton
Carmen Basilicata
Making plans for the school holidays? Check out the exciting range of kids and teens programs happening at NGV this July: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Photo: @tothotornot
Making plans for the school holidays Check out the exciting range of
Have you heard? Van Gogh and the Seasons is now open from 9am on weekdays and 8am on weekends for the early birds. Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Image: Vincent van Gogh
Bowl with zinnias and other flowers 1886
Purchased 1951
National Gallery of Canada (no. 5808)
Photo: Tom Ross
Have you heard Van Gogh and the Seasons is now open from
Geoff Boyes
Amanda Druck
Fran Souza