The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

Art Gallery and Art Museum
Federation Square (Russell St), Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Hours:
Closed until 10:00 AM (Show more)
  • Tue–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
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Wi-Fi:
Yes

The home of Australian art, presenting Indigenous and non-Indigenous art from the colonial period to the present day.

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    Matthew T.
    "The home of the NGV's Australian art collection."(2 Tips)
    Amy E.
    "... to see John Brack, Sidney Nolan, Fred Williams, Rupert Bunny, Margaret..."(2 Tips)
    Melbournewritersfestival
    "... one of our Walking Tours, see MyStory (unrelated to MySpace, we..."(2 Tips)
    Rob R.
    "The Melbourne Now exhibition is free and worth a look"(6 Tips)
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  • prima f.

    Good collection of national artists on lower floors, though I preferred the modern works on the upper floors. Impressive building architecture too —modern yet not overwhelming.

    prima fili · May 27
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  • DAVID T.

    The modern art and changing special exhibitions

    DAVID TWOMEY · May 12
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  • Candice G.

    Has a few iconic Australian pieces but enjoyed the other modern exhibits much more.

    Candice Glossat · April 14
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  • Rico A.

    go to The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier...

    Rico A. · October 26, 2014
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  • Julia K.

    For free exhibitions arrive at about 4pm you'll have plenty of time and there'll be less people :)

    Julia Kate · July 2, 2014
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  • James N.

    Get yourself the to 3rd floor, Melbourne Now brilliance.

    James Noble · February 9, 2014
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  • Sherlynn

    amazing place with great pieces of art, a must come!

    Sherlynn · February 5, 2014
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  • Matthew T.

    The home of the NGV's Australian art collection. Enjoy yourself a Boyd, Drysdale, Russell and perhaps some Shearing of the Rams

    Matthew Tilleard · December 27, 2013
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  • Rob R.

    The Melbourne Now exhibition is free and worth a look

    Rob R · November 24, 2013
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  • Marc M.

    Free WiFi and it works! Very rear in Australia!

    Marc Mangold · October 26, 2013
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  • The Hotel Windsor

    Admire the works of Frederick McCubbin, Sidney Nolan, Tom Roberts and Albert Tucker at the Ian Potter Centre, which is open and free to the public everyday until 5pm

    The Hotel Windsor · September 11, 2013
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  • Todd H.

    A ticket for the Jeff Wall Photography exhibition also gives you entry to Thomas Demand's show at NGV International.

    Todd H · January 5, 2013
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  • Amy E.

    Don't skip the Joseph Brown Collection on Level 2. Filled with beautiful Australian Art - great to see John Brack, Sidney Nolan, Fred Williams, Rupert Bunny, Margaret Preston, E.Phillips Fox etc..

    Amy Elle · November 10, 2012
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  • Fed S.

    Entertain the kids this summer school holidays with the ArtCart at The Ian Potter Centre - Find more info at fedsquare.com/schoolholidays Read more

    Fed Square · December 21, 2011
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  • Geert K.

    Take the free guided tours. You'll see more and the knowledgeable enthusiasm makes one really happy!!

    Geert Kelchtermans · December 11, 2011
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  • Kate A.

    Closed Mondays. :-(

    Kate Andrews · October 3, 2011
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  • Mirka

    Extensive collection of aboriginal art on the ground level dissected by regions.

    Mirka · July 4, 2011
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  • Luciano A.

    Great place, free.

    Luciano Aiello · April 15, 2011
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  • Melbournewritersfestival

    Whether you're looking to join one of our Walking Tours, see MyStory (unrelated to MySpace, we believe), or do some Artist's Talk, it's all here.

    Melbournewritersfestival · August 3, 2010
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  • Suzanne S.

    Check out Brisbane><Melbourne: punk, art and after. It runs until the 16th May 2010. Some great stuff here & I love the volume of Go-Betweens in the collection!

    Suzanne Steinbruckner · April 29, 2010
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  • Glenn P.

    Good place to see paintings.

    Glenn Peters · February 18, 2010
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  • Rebecca C.

    See the Ricky Swallow exhibition. Read more

    Rebecca Cochrane · November 27, 2009
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