National Gallery Of Victoria | Melbourne Attraction
The National Gallery of Victoria is one of Melbourne's oldest galleries...
Founded in 1861, The National Gallery of Victoria is Australia’s oldest public art gallery. Stretching from the top of St Kilda Road across the Yarra River to Federation Square, the museum is only a short tram ride away from your Melbourne accommodation, Hotel Lindrum.
The National Gallery of Victoria is located in one magnificent arts precinct. The National Gallery of Victoria has two galleries located a short walk apart – both with free entry to the permanent collection. After visiting the National Gallery of Victoria, you can take a short stroll and go to the Ian Potter Centre and the Arts Centre, all within a short distance from each other.
The gallery is home to an extensive international art collection and has paid homage to over 65,000 artists the calibre of by Rembrandt, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Marco Palmezzano, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo and Paolo Uccello. Other highlights of the gallery include regular local and international exhibitions, ongoing tours and the various cafes and restaurants.
There are four eateries at the gallery to choose from. For a light snack, visit The Tea Room serving pastries and cakes and The Crossbar Café for light snacks, coffee and beverages. For lunch, visit Persimmon set amongst Grollo Equiset Gardens serving traditional Australian cuisine or The Gallery Kitchen cafe. More information about The National Gallery of Victoria...
Visiting the National Gallery of Victoria is a must do for your Melbourne trip. The gallery holds regular events, exhibitions and tours showcasing indigenous artists, local Australian artists and international artists. While in Melbourne, stay at Hotel Lindrum, your ideal Melbourne accommodation in the heart of the city and close to all local attractions, restaurants, cafes and nightlife.
Whats On at NGV International
MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art
June 9 - October 7, 2018
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is a renowned institution dedicated to championing innovative modern and contemporary art. Featuring over 200 key works by artists including Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Roy Lichtenstein, Keith Haring, Jeff Koons and Cindy Sherman, amongst others. This exhibition is a must see for any contemporary and pop culture lovers.
Japonisme: Japan and the birth of modern art
May 25 - October 28, 2018
Opening their borders in 1854, Japanese artworks made their way into Europe and America, including woodblock prints, ceramics, lacquer and textiles. This triggered a revolution in art and design as progressive artists across Europe adopted Japanese elements into their art forging a new art aesthetic known as Japonisme, which ultimately informed twentieth-century Western modernism.