WestSpace, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Image: Matthew Stanton
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Art & exhibitions

Victoria is a state in love with art and celebrates it everywhere, from big city galleries and renowned regional exhibition spaces to community festivals and local artists' studios. Travel the length and breadth of Victoria, taking in creativity at every turn. See the country's finest works and acclaimed international exhibitions at the National Gallery of Victoria, head to openings at contemporary galleries hidden in Melbourne's labyrinthine laneways, and attend travelling exhibitions at famous regional galleries in Castlemaine, Benalla, Ballarat and along the Mornington Peninsula.


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trouble is my business

Trouble is my Business

11 Sep 2013 - 5 Sep 2014


Tracing the very first time forensic techniques such as blood pattern analysis were used by maverick detectives in the 1920s to the creation of...

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Winslow’s Roller Skates and packaging, belonging to Ruby Beyer at the age of 22 months, 1889, Realia

The changing face of Victoria

18 Dec 2013 - 31 Dec 2014


The changing face of Victoria exhibition brings together historical artefacts, photographs, drawings, maps, letters and diaries to tell the stories...

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Illustration of boy riding gorilla

Once upon a time: a world of children’s picture book art

21 Mar - 31 Aug 2014


Let your imagination run wild in this free exhibition celebrating the world of children's picture book art. See classic characters like Blinky Bill...

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DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition

Dreamworks Animation – The Exhibition

10 Apr - 5 Oct 2014


From $10 - $50

Take the journey from sketch to screen and see rarely seen drawings, models, original artworks and more from DreamWorks' much-loved animated classics.

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Inge King

Inge King: Constellation

1 May - 31 Aug 2014


At the forefront of Australian abstract sculpture for more than six decades, the formidable career of Inge King AM will be celebrated with a major...

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David McDiarmid

David McDiarmid: When This You See Remember Me

9 May - 31 Aug 2014


Defying classification, the work of David McDiarmid encompasses the complex and interconnected histories of art, craft, fashion, music, sex, gay...

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Fashion Detective

Fashion Detective

9 May - 31 Aug 2014


More than 70 unattributed garments and accessories from the National Gallery of Victoria's world-class Fashion and Textiles Collection will be...

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Sleepy Beauty

Enchantment: The Art of Disney and DreamWorks

10 May - 28 Sep 2014


From $10 - $10

From Mickey Mouse's debut appearance in Steam Boat Willie in 1928, Walt Disney's creations have bought laughter and joy to millions of people around...

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Antonio Correggio, Italian c.1489–1534, Noli me tangere c.1525, oil on wood panel, transferred to canvas , 130.0 x 103.0 cm

Italian Masterpieces

16 May - 31 Aug 2014


From $10 - $65

Get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see the Royal Court of Spain's extraordinary Italian masterpieces outside of Museo del Prado at Melbourne's NGV.

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Paola Pivi – You Started It...I Finish It

28 May - 31 Aug 2014


You Started It. . . I Finish It is an installation designed for Federation Court encompassing eight life-size sculptures of bears adorned with...

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