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6 March 2014
Blockbuster Gaultier fashion exhibition headed to NGV
The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) has set the trend for next summer with the announcement it will host the Australian exclusive exhibition The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk.
12 February 2014
Melbourne Arts Precinct Blueprint
Once an industrial area, the inner Melbourne suburb of Southbank is now one of Victoria’s fastest growing areas and is home to one of the highest concentrations of arts organisations in the world.
4 February 2014
2013 Arts Portfolio Leadership Awards – Winners announced
From ambitious projects that made waves in the international arena to programs that have made a big impact on our littlest arts lovers, the achievements of Victoria's arts agencies for 2013 have been celebrated at the Arts Portfolio Leadership Awards.
29 January 2014
2014 Victorian Premier's Literary Award Winners Announced
Premier Dr Denis Napthine recently announced poet Jennifer Maiden as the winner of Australia's richest single literary prize – the Victorian Prize for Literature – for Liquid Nitrogen, a collection of poetry that weaves political events of our time with tributes to friends, family and melody.
17 January 2014
New NGV festival for the young at art
The National Gallery of Victoria is getting ready to throw open its doors to the artists and art lovers of the future with its first ever Children’s Festival. We went along to Westside Circus, which will feature in the festival, to get the lowdown.
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