The NGV Art Book Fair will have you buried in a literary frenzy.

Yet again, May 1-3 will see Melbourne presented with a free event, to fill up your spare time on the weekend with a bit of literary goodness . The NGV Art Book Fair will take place behind the familiar Water Wall entrance way at NGV International and will feature a range of publishers, crossing art, architecture and design.

In addition to the books on sale, visitors are invited to attend a plethora of talks, forums, performances. Food and drink will also be available so it's definitely worth making a day of it and have a wonder through the gallery as well.

May 1 will play host to a special preview evening that is for ticket-holders only. We are giving away a double pass to the evening and to go in the draw we just need you to tell us "What your favourite art, architecture or design book has been over the last year and why?". Please send your answers to and we'll be in touch if you've won. Competition closes on Wednesday 29th April.

More information about the fair, including participants, can be found at  


NGV Art Book Fair

May 1- 3

180 St Kilda Rd


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