Monday 9:30 am to 5 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am to 5 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am to 5 pm
Thursday 9:30 am to 8 pm
Friday 9:30 am to 5 pm
Saturday 9:30 am to 5 pm
Sunday 9:30 am to 5 pm





In the most comprehensive retrospective on the trio ever produced, the NGC brings together more than 200 works exploring General Idea’s career.


Magi© Bullet and Magi© Carpet.

General Idea is known for prompting public interaction with their artworks. Among the extraordinary installations in this exhibition, visitors won’t want to miss Magi© Bullet and Magi© Carpet.

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General Idea Television

This webpage offers a selection of General Idea’s video works available to stream for free during the course of the exhibition.

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AUDIO tour

General Idea, Looking Ahead

In this entertaining audio tour, artists and experts from across the country and across generations share their thoughts on General Idea.

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