Waterwall at Melbourne's NGV

The famous wall of water at the National Gallery of Victoria was painted by an artist. Friday 15th October 2004. Photo: Shannon Morris
The famous wall of water at the National Gallery of Victoria was painted by an artist. Friday 15th October 2004. Photo: Shannon Morris
Geelong Grammar Students in front of the Water Wall at the NGV - National Gallery of Victoria on March 25, 1999. Photo: Cathryn Tremain

Geelong Grammar Students in front of the Water Wall at the NGV - National Gallery of Victoria on March 25, 1999. Photo: Cathryn Tremain

"Hands off our National Gallery" was the chant as protestors placed their hands on the water wall as a symbolic gesture of their anger over changes to the gallery on March 21, 1997. Photo: Simon O Dwyer

"Hands off our National Gallery" was the chant as protestors placed their hands on the water wall as a symbolic gesture of their anger over changes to the gallery on March 21, 1997. Photo: Simon O Dwyer

The water wall on November 26, 1996. Photo: Tina Haynes

The water wall on November 26, 1996. Photo: Tina Haynes

Patrick Mc Caughey at the National Gallery of Victoria waterwall. Photo: Heath Missen

Patrick Mc Caughey at the National Gallery of Victoria waterwall. Photo: Heath Missen

The Premier Jeff Kennett outside the Water wall at the Art Gallery after announcing the new plans for the Art Gallery Renovations on May 11, 1997. Photo: Mark Wilson

The Premier Jeff Kennett outside the Water wall at the Art Gallery after announcing the new plans for the Art Gallery Renovations on May 11, 1997. Photo: Mark Wilson

The Premier, Jeff Kennett turns off the water wall at the National Gallery of Victoria on June 27, 1999. Photo: Jerry Galea

The Premier, Jeff Kennett turns off the water wall at the National Gallery of Victoria on June 27, 1999. Photo: Jerry Galea

The opening of the National Gallery of Victoria. The water wall back in operation on December 4, 2003. Photo: Paul Harris

The opening of the National Gallery of Victoria. The water wall back in operation on December 4, 2003. Photo: Paul Harris

The National Gallery of Victoria re-opened after 4 years of refurbishment. The water wall returns! December 4, 2003. Photo: Nic Kocher

The National Gallery of Victoria re-opened after 4 years of refurbishment. The water wall returns! December 4, 2003. Photo: Nic Kocher

Opening of the National Gallery of Victoria. 10 month old Sydney Stewart of Port Melbourne tries the water wall, which was turned back on. December 4, 2003. Photo: Paul Harris

Opening of the National Gallery of Victoria. 10 month old Sydney Stewart of Port Melbourne tries the water wall, which was turned back on. December 4, 2003. Photo: Paul Harris

The water wall at the National Gallery of Victoria on February 27, 1997. Photo: Michael Rayner

The water wall at the National Gallery of Victoria on February 27, 1997. Photo: Michael Rayner

Opening of the National Gallery of Victoria.13-year-old Bethany England of Hawthorn tries the water wall which she helped former Premier Jeff Kenett turn off four years ago. December 4, 2003. Photo: Paul Harris

Opening of the National Gallery of Victoria.13-year-old Bethany England of Hawthorn tries the water wall which she helped former Premier Jeff Kenett turn off four years ago. December 4, 2003. Photo: Paul Harris

Opening of the National Gallery of Victoria. Premier Steve Bracks tests out the water wall. December 4, 2003. Photo: Paul Harris

Opening of the National Gallery of Victoria. Premier Steve Bracks tests out the water wall. December 4, 2003. Photo: Paul Harris

Crowds mill around outside viewed through the water wall at the NGV as the 100000th visitor to the Impressionists exhibition is announced on July 24, 2004. Photo: Paul Harris

Crowds mill around outside viewed through the water wall at the NGV as the 100000th visitor to the Impressionists exhibition is announced on July 24, 2004. Photo: Paul Harris

Isabel Loke at the water wall of the gallery. November 3, 2011. Photo: Joe Armao

Isabel Loke at the water wall of the gallery. November 3, 2011. Photo: Joe Armao

Georgie Robinson at the water wall of the gallery on November 3, 2011. Photo: Joe Armao

Georgie Robinson at the water wall of the gallery on November 3, 2011. Photo: Joe Armao