Hold your next event at the National Gallery of Victoria – a unique venue for your special occasion or function. NGV International on St Kilda Road offers many locations for your event. Private viewings of the NGV Collection can be arranged to add to your Gallery experience.

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  • The Great Hall is a large capacity function area famous for its stunning stained glass ceiling by Leonard French. The perfect backdrop for a memorable gala dinner, grand wedding receptions or large scale cocktail events, The Great Hall has an area of 775 square metres, with a capacity of 600 (banquet or lecture style seating), 1100 of (cocktail).
  • Federation Court with its glass ceiling, is a contemporary space suitable for cocktail functions for up to 500 or may be used as a pre-dinner area for functions in the Great Hall. With a combined area of 1171 metres squared, these spaces have a capacity of 2200 (cocktail). Dinner setting can be accommodated for 100 pax, with close proximity to NGV’s major exhibition spaces. Large scale contemporary works are displayed in Federation Court, providing your guests will a unique art experience.*
    *Capacity subject to artwork footprint
  • Garden Restaurant overlooks the sculpture and elegant landscaping of the Grollo Equiset Garden. With dramatic windows on three sides and bathed in natural light, the restaurant setting is relaxed and elegant. For the Summer months, enjoy a view of the NGV Architecture Commission.

    Garden Restaurant is a quiet oasis within Melbourne’s cultural precinct, and a premier venue for corporate breakfasts, product launches, intimate dinners, wedding receptions and cocktails functions.

  • Clemenger Auditorium Hold your next training seminar, symposium, guest lecture, or film screening in the Clemenger BBDO Auditorium. This space is equipped with multimedia facilities and has fixed seating for 250.

Note: capacities may change depending on artwork installations. NGV venues may be hired for private events only.