Triennial EXTRA festival shows the joy of art in Summer

NGV has announced Triennial EXTRA giving visitors a late-night access to the anticipated exhibition. Courtesy NGV.

Over 31 summer nights from 15 January to 14 February 2021, Triennial EXTRA will present a FREE festival of performance, music, food and bars, and late-night access to NGV Triennial every night between 5 - 9pm.

NGV will collaborate with award-winning chef Adam D’Sylva from Melbourne restaurant Tonka on a pop-up in NGV’s Garden Restaurant featuring outdoor dining. Known for Tonka’s modern Indian cuisine, the pop-up restaurant will feature an exclusive menu designed especially for the festival.

During Triennial EXTRA visitors will be able to dine at the Tonka pop-up restaurant along with culinary experiences across NGV International including Lune Croissanterie's bespoke pastry inspired by Melbourne designers Makiko Ryujin and Michael Gittings’ Triennial installation in the NGV Tea Room, a Yering Station Wine Bar also in the Tea Room and an Asahi Bar in the Great Hall.

Each night of Triennial EXTRA will feature a lineup of local performances and musicians responding to the NGV Triennial exhibition and DJ sets on the Triennial Summer Stage in the NGV’s Grollo Equiset Garden, presented in partnership with Melbourne Music Week.

DJs performing during Triennial EXTRA include: 6am At the Garage, A.Kid, Agent 86, Andee Frost, Andras, Bertie, Claire Knight, DJ Manchild, dj pgz, DJ Small Dry, Edd Fisher, Edge Worker, emerald, Gavin Campbell, Hank YM, Hip Hop Hoe, Horsbra, IN2STELLAR, Jake Judd, Kia, Loure, Love Sensation DJs, Memphis LK, Merve , Michael Ozone, Mike Callander, Mikey Cahill. Millú, Myles Mac, Nic Oogjes (NO ZU/Cong Josie), Noise in my Head, Pjenné, Rings Around Saturn, River Yarra, Shelley, Simon & Lauren (Triple R), SUI ZHEN and Yeo.

The full program for the festival will be announced on 11 January.


Dates: 15 January - 14 February 2021

Location: NGV International - 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne 3000

Times: 5pm - 9pm

Cost: Free

Triennial EXTRA bookings

Tonka Pop-Up Reservation bookings