We acknowledge the Wurundjeri Woi-Wurrung People as the Traditional Owners of the land on which the NGV is built.

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Exhibition Highlights

Choose from over 100 exhibitions throughout Melbourne and regional Victoria

Talking Time

23 May–02 Jun (11 sessions)

Blue Sky Days

24–25 May (2 sessions)

Material Matters 02

23 May–01 Jun (7 sessions)

Aver, Tom Fereday

23 May–02 Jun (11 sessions)

Ground Melbourne

Curated by Monash Urban Lab
23 May–02 Jun (11 sessions)

The Kissing Cabinet

25 May–01 Jun (7 sessions)

100 Circles

23–26 May (4 sessions)

Event Highlights

Explore a diverse program of talks, tours and workshops across 11-days

Key Venues

47 Easey Street

Abbotsford Convent

Collingwood Yards

Hanover House

NGV International

Victorian Pride Centre

Design Award

Celebrating the most interesting furniture and lighting design being created in Australia today, the Australian Furniture Design Award emphasises new design ideas, critical and creative thinking, sustainability, material development and innovative production processes.

Art Book Fair

23 May–02 June 2024

Celebrating art and design publishing, Melbourne Art Book Fair is at the forefront of Melbourne’s vibrant printed matter community.


For the fifth year, Mercedes-Benz Australia will present the Annual Melbourne Design Week Award, offered for an outstanding contribution to Australia’s largest international design event. The winner will be announced on the opening night of Melbourne Design Week 2024.

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