1. Inaugural NGV Triennial Dec - 2017
What: A free exhibition to celebrate contemporary art and design practice. It will feature the work of 78 artists and designers from 32 countries including the following 4 from the Netherlands:
Iris van Herpen (pictured), Formafantasma, Joris Laarman, and
We Make Carpets.
2. Exhibition: Superstructure - EXPERIMENTAL JETSET 15-24 March 2018
What: Free retrospective of the work of the internationally celebrated Amsterdam-based graphic design studio "Experimental Jetset" (Marieke Stolk, Erwin Brinkers and Danny van den Dungen).The exhibition is a journey through the four quarters of an imaginary city – layered with existing and newly-created works including film, collage, posters, prints and installations. In addition, a purpose-designed newspaper will be produced in collaboration with nine Melbourne-based graphic designers and exhibited within the show. Presented by RMIT Design Hub and NGV.
3. Film Five Seasons - Piet Oudolf garden designer
What: Film maker Thomas Piper recently completed a documentary on the work of Dutchman Piet Oudolf called Five Season. Piet Oudolf is perhaps the most Internationally acclaimed garden designer in the world today. He is described as being one of the founders of a completely new way of gardening, sometimes referred to as the 'Dutch wave' or the 'New perennial movement'. He designed New York City’s High Line and Chicago’s Millennium Park. The movie is partly in Dutch (with English subtitles) and English.
4. Every Friday: Happy Hour at "The Dutchie"
What: Happy Hour @ The Dutchy. Special deals on wine and all the Dutch beers in the newly renovated foyer. Delicious snack food available. Free entry.