Meet NGV
Uni Student Afternoons



NGV International and NGV Australia

Ground Level

Booking required

NGV Education Bookings

8620 2340, 9am–5pm weekdays
edu.bookings@ngv.vic.gov.au
ngv.vic.gov.au/learn

Take a study break with art, design, coffee and friends.

Get to know the NGV Collection and exhibitions in an interactive guided tour packed with stories, discussion, activities and surprises. There is always something new to discover, with a different theme each month and opportunities to meet new people.

Stay for a free coffee after the tour to continue the discussion.

Cost: Free. Bookings essential.  Student ID required on arrival.

Fri 13 Sep, 3pm (Past)

What makes a place significant? Explore perspectives on place – near and far, familiar and strange, celebratory and critical, past and present. Discover places that have inspired Australian artists, learn about the deep cultural connections to place in the art of Australia’s first nations peoples – the oldest living culture in the world – and consider the significant places in your own life story.

1.5 hours

Meet: Information Desk, Ground level, NGV Australia

Fri 11 Oct, 3pm
Theme: Future

How does technology impact the way we live and how will it alter our future? Consider utopian and dystopian visions of our present and future worlds through two NGV exhibitions: Lucy McRae: Body Architect considers how our bodies might transform in the face of emerging technologies and brave new worlds and in Civilization: The Way We Live Now, over 100 international photographers from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe capture the complexity of contemporary life.

1.5 hours

Meet: Information Desk, Ground level, NGV Australia

Bookings open 13th September

Fri 25 Oct, 3pm
Theme: Future

How does technology impact the way we live and how will it alter our future? Consider utopian and dystopian visions of our present and future worlds through two NGV exhibitions: Lucy McRae: Body Architect considers how our bodies might transform in the face of emerging technologies and brave new worlds and in Civilization: The Way We Live Now, over 100 international photographers from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe capture the complexity of contemporary life.

1.5 hours

Meet: Information Desk, Ground level, NGV Australia

Bookings open 13th September

Fri 8 Nov, 3pm
Theme: Fashion

Have a fashion moment at the NGV in this tour and creative workshop. Take a fresh look at fashion through art, design and textiles in the NGV Collection, be inspired by the vision of Commes des Garçons founder Rei Kawakubo in the exhibition Collecting Comme, and sketch your own fabulous fashion concepts and Instagram them to the world.

1.5 hours

Meet: Information Desk, Ground level, NGV International

Bookings open 11th October

Fri 22 Nov, 3pm
Theme: Fashion

Have a fashion moment at the NGV in this tour and creative workshop. Take a fresh look at fashion through art, design and textiles in the NGV Collection, be inspired by the vision of Commes des Garçons founder Rei Kawakubo in the exhibition Collecting Comme, and sketch your own fabulous fashion concepts and Instagram them to the world.

1.5 hours

Meet: Information Desk, Ground level, NGV International

Bookings open 11th October

Sat 7 Dec, 10am
Theme: Family

Families, friends and fun-lovers of all ages are invited to an interactive hour of storytelling, drawing and drama, inspired by American artist Brian Donnelly, better known as KAWS. Discover the artist’s larger-than-life sculptures and colourful paintings and create your own KAWS-inspired work in KAWS: Playtime, an interactive exhibition for families presented as part of KAWS: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness.

1.5 hours

Meet: Information Desk, Ground level, NGV International

Bookings open 11th November

NGV International and NGV Australia

Our free Meet NGV events for international and local university and college students are co-hosted by the NGV team and NGV International Student Ambassadors.

Meet NGV is funded through Study Melbourne’s International Student Welfare Program, a Victorian Government initiative.