The National Gallery of Victoria - our resource


Gallery education staff focus - Emotion and Colour

(See photo gallery for Prep - Yr2 excursion )


The NGV is Australia's oldest gallery and pre-eminent art museum and has free entry.


Family Friendly art activities for children 0 - 15 years are available each weekend.


Extend your child's weekly art lesson.


Support your child's passion for art.


Take the train to Flinders Street station or park the car beneath the gallery.


Eat before you start or let off steam inside the walled garden accessed through the Great Hall.


This is another WHPS learning community resource.


Self-Guided Trails


Navigate the NGV's collection and special exhibitions with these free self-guided trails and activities designed especially for kids.





Explore your gallery, its architecture and its art


Explore and Draw – NGV International (281.6 KB PDF)






Discover hair-curling facts about people and fashion of the 17th and 18th century Galleries at NGV International.


Totally Wigged Out Activity Trail (409.4 KB PDF)








Discover the importance of water throughout history and across cultures as told through a world of art at NGV International.


NGV Water Trail (453.0 KB PDF)








Test your powers of observation as you enter the secret world of paintings on a trail through the Joseph Brown Collection.


In the Picture Activity Trail (251.3 KB PDF)