An interactive art experience for people with dementia and their family or carers. A growing body of research highlights the impact that visual arts programs can have on quality of life, communication and wellbeing of people living with dementia. Using the NGV Collection as the conduit, NGV Guides lead facilitated sessions sparking social connections and shared experiences.

Venue Access

Getting to the NGV:
NGV International is located at 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne. You will be able to enter via the main entrance on St Kilda Road.
Travelling by car:
Parking is available in the Arts Centre Melbourne carpark, located beneath NGV International. Enter from Sturt Street, Southbank. For more information, visit the Arts Centre Melbourne’s parking website. Please note that due to roadworks, there are several road closures in the vicinity of the NGV. For more information, visit the City of Melbourne website. There may also be paid street parking available along St Kilda Road.
Public Transport:
Train – NGV International is a short walk from Flinders St Station. Follow Swanston Street across Princes Bridge and walk past Arts Centre Melbourne.
Tram – Take any tram along St Kilda Road and get off at Arts Precinct, Stop 14.
For more information about public transport options, please visit the PTV website.

Other Focus

For people with dementia and their families or carers

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