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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.
From steam-powered horseless carriages and the classic Aussie ute to muscle cars, racy V8s and dazzling concept vehicles, Australia has a rich legacy...
See stunning art, graphics, photography and illustration from the renowned Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
Put on your red shoes and immerse yourself in a celebration 50 years of one of the era's most influential artists in rock, pop, fashion and performance.
Stroll down Gertrude Street as it transforms into an outdoor gallery with the buildings, roads and landmarks coming alive with colour and movement.
Be treated to inside views of Melbourne's most significant buildings for just one weekend and discover secret rooftop gardens and sustainable design.
Prepare for larger-than-life characters and stories that leap off your page as talented writers descend on Melbourne to celebrate the written word.
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1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2016
Discover the people, places and events that have shaped Victoria. See Ned Kelly's original armour, read moving diaries and letters from World War...
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11 Nov 2014 - 10 Nov 2015
Australian success in Papua, between July 1942 and January 1943, checked the Japanese southward advance; but the victories at Kokoda, Milne Bay and...
This exhibition presents the perspectives of participants, of those affected by the war - both in Afghanistan and in Australia - and of eyewitnesses...
28 Nov 2014 - 29 May 2015
The 1960s was a period when Australians were questioning society, politics and the law in ways that would have a lasting impact. What would you do if...
26 Dec 2014 - 19 Jul 2015
Since its inception in 2003, the McClelland Sculpture Survey & Award has emerged as the most important biennial outdoor sculpture exhibition in...
1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2016
Books have the power to spark the imagination and change the way people think. This exhibition showcases rare and significant works that trace the...
4 Feb - 3 May 2015
The Gallery holds an extensive collection of prints from the late 1600s onwards but perhaps one of the most unique groups is the collection of prints...
14 Feb - 10 May 2015
The paintings of James Gleeson reveal powerful and complex relationships between the human psyche and human experience - between myth and reality....
28 Feb - 31 Dec 2015
For many, the streamlined aesthetic of Scandinavian design, with its functional but humanist qualities and truth to materials, epitomises...
2 Mar - 2 Sep 2015
School Days - Education in Victoria is a history of more than 150 years of schooling. Through a range of nostalgic displays be reminded of the days...
5 Mar 2015 - 5 Mar 2016
Now in its 10th year, Glee Club is a choir where there is no commitment to come every week, no solos and no showponies - just a big group sing of...
6 Mar - 12 Jul 2015
In a first for an Australian art institution, the National Gallery of Victoria will host an exhibition of cars in 2015. Shifting Gear: Design,...
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11 Mar - 30 Apr 2015
As one of this city's great cultural icons, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is the focus of a stunning photographic exhibition at Sofitel Melbourne...
14 Mar - 17 May 2015
ACCA's annual commissions exhibition for rising Australian contemporary artists. This year curated by Matt Hinkley, artists include George...
19 Mar - 28 Jun 2015
For over 21 years, this popular exhibition has presented outstanding work by students who have completed Art or Studio Arts studies in the Victorian...
20 Mar - 14 Jun 2015
20 Mar - 23 Aug 2015
Continuing the NGV’s representation of current tendencies in contemporary art, The Kaleidoscopic Turn brings together works by artists working with...
Premiering at State Library Victoria, this free exhibition showcases some of the world's finest book art, graphics, photography and illustration....
20 Mar - 17 May 2015
Premiering at the State Library from 20 March, Inspiration by Design: Word and Image from the Victoria and Albert Museum showcases some of the...
Make your way around Melbourne's 100-plus galleries, ranging from large public institutions to smaller commercial spaces and artist cooperatives.
Acquire a vivid new interpretation of Mornington Peninsula as you admire works by contemporary artists and historic painters and sculptors.
See art as it's created in Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, meet the artists and bank a valuable souvenir from a gallery in this vibrant region.
The Goldfields is home to some of Victoria's finest galleries, housing impressive collections of works by significant European and Australian artists.
Visit the Benalla Regional Art Gallery, one of Victoria's most important regional galleries featuring an internationally recognised collection.
The Murray has a strong artistic tradition. Visit the regional galleries, and browse through handmade pieces at specialist art and craft stores.
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