National Gallery of Victoria Tour Guide:
Connoisseurs of art will have a field day exploring the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne City. The oldest public art gallery in the city, the National Gallery of Victoria or NGV as it is popular amongst locals, offers art buffs a visual treat of masterpieces from across ages. The gallery has two venues: NGV International on St. Kilda Road and the Ian Potter Centre at Federations Square; both are within walking distance from each other and offer an equally mesmerizing experience.
With over 68000 works of art across areas such as Australian Prints & Paintings, Indigenous Art, Antiquities, International & Australian Decorative Arts, Fashion & Textiles, Photography and Sculptures in its collection, the NGV amazes. Marvel at the intricate workmanship of miniature paintings and murals from across the world, including India and Tibet; wonder at the exquisite play of colours and mastery of the brush in collections by Monet, Rembrandt, Jan van Eyck, Pablo Picasso, Piggott and other masters; and discover new talent through the works of upcoming artists from across the world.
In addition to its extensive permanent collection, the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne holds special exhibitions for exhibiting collections from other galleries – national and international. Introductory talks, film screenings, workshops for families and kids as well as regular tours are also conducted every day for enhanced experience