The Joy of Museums

Finding Meaning in Art & History

National Gallery of Victoria – NGV

National Gallery of Victoria, great hall 02

The National Gallery of Victoria or NGV, is one of the largest and most visited art museums in Australia.

The Masterpieces of the National Gallery of Victoria include:

Further information about the National Gallery of Victoria is available via the following links:

Essential Facts:

  • Founded:            1861
  • Location:            Melbourne, Victoria
  • Range:                 Australian, European and Asian
  • Buildings:           2 separate buildings: NGV International & NGV Australia
  • Size:                     70,000 works

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“Those who lose dreaming are lost.” Australian Aboriginal proverb

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