NGV International is Australia’s oldest and pre-eminent public art museum featuring blockbuster exhibitions and one of the world’s finest art collections. In 2009 the NGV was the 20th most visited gallery in the world, ahead of international institutions including the Guggenheim in New York and the Tate Britain.
The NGV Collection encompasses treasures from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome and pre-Columbian period, in addition to an Oceanic gallery dedicated to the indigenous cultures of the Pacific area. There are nearly 16,000 international prints and drawings, a distinguished array of European and Asian decorative arts, and a gallery spaced dedicated to 4,000 works representing the art of Asia.
You will also find an outstanding collection of European and British paintings dating from 1200 to now, fashion and textiles, photography, furniture and sculpture waiting to be explored.