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The National Gallery of Victoria

National Gallery of Victoria: The Water Window

National Gallery of Victoria:
The Water Window

The National Gallery of Victoria is located in St Kilda Road, a short walk across Swanson Bridge south from Flinders Street Station.

The Gallery underwent major redevelopment and was reopened in late 2003. Mario Bellini, a leading Italian architect and designer, was the principal architect for the buildings redevelopment.

It is argued that the Galleries International collections are the most comprehensive in the country. Major exhibits scheduled for 2004 include Resonance - highlights of the Asian Art Collection; House Mix - highlights of the Fashion and Textiles Collection; Surveying the Centuries - highlights of the Prints and Drawings Collection; & Medusae works by Dorothy Cross & Tom Cross.

The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Victoria, which is a short walk north up St Kilda Road from the gallery, houses an extensive collection comprising more than 20,000 Australian works.

The Gallery is open 10:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Sunday (except for Christmas Day (25 December) closed; Good Friday (18 April) closed; & Anzac Day (25 April) opens at 1:00pm.

National Gallery of Victoria: The Great Hall

National Gallery of Victoria:
The Great Hall

Although entrance is generally FREE, fees may apply to special exhibitions.

The Gallery caters for all interests; for those who like to just stroll through the collections taking their time to contemplate the exhibits, through to offering lectures, floor talks, workshops, tours, films, performances, children's activities and special events all inspired by the NGV's exhibitions and collections. Special access viewing by arrangement, or guided tours for all abilities on late-night openings are all available.

The Gallery offers places to eat, lift access, wheelchair and carer access and companion and carer support.

For the official site of the National Gallery of Victoria

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