From our team here at NGV, we’d like to express our very best wishes to our community at this time.

Due to the evolving nature of COVID-19 and after following closely the State and Federal Government’s advice, we have extended the NGV’s temporary closure until 30 June.

If you have pre-purchased tickets for current exhibitions or upcoming programs, our team will be in contact with you shortly to arrange full refunds.

We encourage you to visit our website and follow #NGVEveryDay on social media for updates and daily inspiration.

We are very grateful for the loyalty and understanding of the NGV community and wish everyone well during this time.

Melbourne Design Week

Black Bamboo: Contemporary Furniture Design From Mer, Torres Strait

Presented by NGV

Sorry you missed this one!
Free entry
NGV Australia, Federation Square
20th–21st century Australian Art

Black Bamboo is a presentation of contemporary bamboo furniture designed and made by eighteen artists from Mer (Murray Island), Torres Strait. The collection of cabinets, seating and cushions was produced during a three-week workshop on Mer with the support of Melbourne furniture designer and craftsman Damien Wright, and the workshop team, including curators from the NGV, Cairns Art Gallery, Gab Titui Cultural Centre and the Mer Gedkem Le (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation RNTBC.

Thu 12 Mar, 10am–5pm (Past)

Fri 13 Mar, 10am–5pm (Past)

Sat 14 Mar, 10am–5pm (Past)

Sun 15 Mar, 10am–5pm (Past)

Mon 16 Mar, 10am–5pm (Past)

Tue 17 Mar, 10am–5pm (Past)

Wed 18 Mar, 10am–5pm (Past)

Thu 19 Mar, 10am–5pm (Past)

Fri 20 Mar, 10am–5pm (Past)

Sat 21 Mar, 10am–5pm (Past)

Sun 22 Mar, 10am–5pm (Past)

Free entry
NGV Australia, Federation Square
20th–21st century Australian Art
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