Na­tional Gallery of Vic­to­ria.

LUXE City Guides - Melbourne - - Activities -

Hot­foot it to Fed­er­a­tion Sq. where you’ll find the first of the NGV’s twin sites / 8620 2222 / 10am-5pm / The Ian Pot­ter Cen­tre: NGV Aus­tralia / closed Mon / dis­plays over 20,000 mul­ti­me­dia na­tional works from in­dige­nous to colo­nial and mod art. Grumbly tums can hop like Skippy over Flin­ders St. to MoVida (see Rest./Re­laxed) for Spanny sips and snacks. Re­turn to Fed Sq., cross the Yarra River at Princes Bridge and to the right you’ll spot sis NGV In­ter­na­tional / 180 St Kilda Rd. / closed Tue / home to Mel­bourne’s over­seas art and de­sign col­lec­tion, plus a chilled gar­den, smart eatery Per­sim­mon / 8620 2434, tea room and café. Fi­nally, an easy peasy stroll right into South­bank Boule­vard then se­cond left into Sturt St. brings you to the Aus­tralian Cen­tre for Con­tem­po­rary Art (ACCA) / 111 Sturt St. / South­bank / 9697 9999 / 10am-5pm Tue & Thu-Sun, till 8pm Wed, by appt. Mon / ac­caon­, a horde of global and Oz names (see Art for com­mer­cial gal­leries).

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