Melbourne Winter Masterpieces

Get set for this year's Melbourne Winter Masterpieces, with two vastly different but equally thrilling blockbuster exhibitions, showing right through to October.

Pierre Bonnard: Designed by India Madhavi
NGV International – 6 June to 8 October 2023

Pierre Bonnard is one of the most beloved painters of the 20th century, celebrated for his use of colour to convey an exquisite sense of emotion. His close friend Henri Matisse declared that Bonnard was ‘a great painter, for today and definitely also for the future’. Opening in June 2023, the blockbuster Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition Pierre Bonnard: Designed by India Mahdavi presents the iridescent paintings of Bonnard within immersive scenography by award-winning architect and designer, India Mahdavi.


Goddess: Power, Glamour, Rebellion

ACMI, Federation Square - 5 April to 1 October 2023

From the swagger of Mae West and glamour of Anna May Wong to the powerful punch of Pam Grier, this ACMI-curated exhibition salutes the groundbreaking achievements and impact of the screen’s revolutionary leading women. Goddess: Power, Glamour, Rebellion features never-before-seen costumes, original sketches, interactive experiences and cinematic treasures, including iconic outfits worn by Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe and Geena Davis, Goddess honours the women who challenged narratives, defied expectations and transcended existing tropes.

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