The Conference Welcome Reception

@ The National Gallery of Victoria 27th June 2018

As part of the conference social programme at ACEI2018 the Welcome Reception to be held in the evening of the first day of the conference will be held at the National Gallery of Victoria. Delegates will have the opportunity to informally network over drinks and canapés within the atmospheric spaces of the NGV including the Great Hall featuring the immense kaleidoscopic stained glass ceiling by Australian artist Leonard French.

Great Hall ceiling.
The Great Hall ceiling (detail) by Leonard French. National Gallery of Victoria.

In addition delegates will have the opportunity to view the Masterworks from the MoMA exhibition being hosted at the National Gallery of Victoria. No additional charge for viewing this exhibition will be incurred by delegates wanting to visit the exhibition at a special viewing at the conclusion of the Welcome Reception thanks to the generous support provided by our acknowledged sponsor the National Gallery of Victoria.

Roy Lichtenstein’s, Drowning Girl, 1963.
One of the works on display for the Masterworks of MoMA exhibition will be Roy Lichtenstein’s, Drowning Girl, 1963.

About the Venue

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is the oldest and most visited gallery in Australia. Situated over two magnificent buildings – NGV International and NGV Australia – the Gallery hosts a wide range of international and local artists, exhibitions, programs and events; from contemporary art to major international historic exhibitions, fashion and design, architecture, sound and dance.

Founded in 1861, today the NGV holds the most significant collection of art in the region; a vast treasury of more than 70,000 works that span thousands of years and a wealth of ideas, disciplines and styles. It is a collection that is yours, and it’s free! We warmly welcome you to share in these riches and the many activities, exhibitions and events developed at the NGV for us all to enjoy.

The Great Hall at the NGV
The Great Hall at the NGV.