(AURI 2024) Journey to promote Records in Australia - P07 - National Gallery of Victoria: Oldest art museum in Australia

06-02-2024

(Worldkings.org) Founded in 1861, National Gallery of Victoria is the oldest art museum in Australia and Oceania.

The National Gallery of Victoria, popularly known as the NGV, is an art museum in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

The NGV houses an encyclopedic art collection across two sites: NGV International, located on St Kilda Road in the Melbourne Arts Precinct of Southbank, and the Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, located nearby at Federation Square. The NGV International building, designed by Sir Roy Grounds, opened in 1968, and was redeveloped by Mario Bellini before reopening in 2003. It houses the gallery's international art collection and is on the Victorian Heritage Register.

The NGV hosts a variety of temporary exhibitions, educational programs, and events throughout the year. It is known for its commitment to engaging the public with art and providing a dynamic cultural experience. The museum has played a crucial role in promoting the appreciation and understanding of art in Australia.

The NGV is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. It offers a variety of programs and events, including guided tours, talks, workshops, and film screenings. The NGV is also home to a number of restaurants and cafes.

According to the Internet


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