50TH ANNIVERSARY NGV INTERNATIONAL

2018 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the National Gallery of Victoria’s relocation from the site of the State Library in Swanston Street to St Kilda Road. The new NGV building designed by Sir Roy Grounds opened in August 1968, providing a new permanent home for the NGV’s renowned collection and a location for temporary exhibitions.

Art Exhibition currently on at NGV International in Melbourne precinct, Victoria, Australia.
From Saturday 11 August 2018 to Friday 30 November 2018

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Published by National Gallery of Victoria - International on Wednesday 18 July 2018.
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The anniversary is being celebrated across NGV International through a series of displays which bring into focus stories of the building’s commission and architectural features, including Grounds’s architectural sketches, the Leonard French stained glass ceiling, interior furnishings by Mary and Grant Featherston, and reproductions of fashion photography staged in the Great Hall by Henry Talbot and Bruno Benini.