NGV Friday Nights: PHARAOH

NGV Friday Nights: PHARAOHNGV Friday Nights: PHARAOH

Friday night's: 14th June 2024 - 4th October 2024 @ National Gallery of Victoria

Recharge and reimagine your Friday Nights this winter with an after-hours ode to Pharaoh.

Experience a weekly-changing line-up of transcendent musical experiences with one-of-a-kind performances spanning classical, jazz and more, featuring mind-altering sounds from Africa, the Middle East and beyond.

Your ticket gives you late-night entry to Melbourne Winter Masterpieces : Pharaoh and access to all performances. From here into the afterlife, this season of NGV Friday Nights has something for everyone.


A ticket to Friday Nights is your only opportunity to come face-to-face with ancient Egypt's divine icons and invincible warriors at night.

Melbourne Winter Masterpieces : Pharaoh, traverses three thousand years of art and culture and 500 objects, including monumental sculpture, temple scultpure, architecture, jewellery, coffins and more. This exhibition celebrates the phenomenon of pharaoh, those all-powerful kings claiming a divine origin.

Cost Online: $45 A / $40 C / $37 M / $23 Ch
Door (Limited): $50 A / $45 C / $42 M / $29 Ch


NGV Friday Nights will be home to five music residencies this winter, each taking turns to curate performances across three slots every Friday night (8pm, 8.40pm and 9.20pm). Residents and their hand-picked musical guests invite you on a unique music journey.

Fri 14 - 28 Jun

Taking residence the first three weeks of Friday Nights is acclaimed composer, oud virtuoso and eight-time ARIA Award winner Joseph Tawadros. Joseph performs original, semi-improvised compositions that seamlessly blend Arabic modes with Western classical, jazz, world, folk, metal and bluegrass across three weeks and nine unique sets.

Fri 5 - 26 Jul

New musical provocateurs, Australian Art Orchestra bring together a visionary set of ensembles, assembled from a variety of its core members, collaborators, and artists in the broader community. Expect jazz, rap, folk music and beyond.

Fri 2 - 16 Aug

A champion of the rich and diverse sounds of the African continent, Stani Goma draws upon his wealth of knowledge and passion to present Flight 1067 to Africa - PBS's iconic and long-running show dedicated to African music.

Fri 23 Aug - 13 Sep

From a warehouse in Brunswick to the NGV, Tempo Rubato are bringing their ambient, electronic take on classical music to Friday Nights, presenting a diverse and eclectic line-up.

Fri 20 Sep - 4 Oct

Beloved not-for-profit record label and artist community, Music in Exile bring their artist-first approach to NGV, offering a hand-picked series of performances that brilliantly reflect the myriad viewpoints and experiences to be found in Australian society.

❊ Official Tickets

Book Online Here

❊ When ❊

Happens: Friday

Times: 6pm - 10pm

❊ Where ❊

National Gallery of Victoria | NGV International View Venue
180 St Kilda Road, Southbank Victoria 3000 Map
National Gallery of Victoria | NGV International℅ Naarm
180 St Kilda Road,, Southbank, 3000, Victoria✆ Venue: +61 3 8620 2222 | Event:

❊ Web Links ❊

NGV Friday Nights: PHARAOH

❊ Also See.. ❊

PHARAOH | Melbourne Winter Masterpieces

Disclaimer: Check with the venue (web links) before making plans, travelling or buying tickets.

Accessibility: Contact the venue for accessibility information.

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