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Official site for Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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.
Take the journey from sketch to screen and see rarely seen drawings, models, original artworks and more from DreamWorks' much-loved animated classics.
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.
Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.
Cram a year's worth of high art into two weeks and see the cream of Australian and international theatre, dance, visual arts, opera and music.
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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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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...
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...
10 Apr - 5 Oct 2014
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11 Apr - 27 Jul 2014
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Celebrate the role played by Scots in the development of the Australian nation from the First Fleet to Federation, by coming to Ballarat to...
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...
3 May - 31 Jul 2014
Lauraine Diggins Fine Art specialises in Australian colonial, impressionist, modern, contemporary and Australian Aboriginal painting, sculpture and...
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...
More than 70 unattributed garments and accessories from the National Gallery of Victoria's world-class Fashion and Textiles Collection will be...
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...
10 May - 27 Jul 2014
From $5 - $7.50
This major survey focuses on the past decade of Danie Mellor's practice, and is the first exhibition to consider in depth the artist's contribution...
13 May - 3 Aug 2014
Douglas Gordon appropriates images from popular culture and other sources to create his signature videos and photographic installations. He first...
16 May - 26 Jul 2014
This exhibition of Melbourne artist Stephen Bush's surreal sensibility showcases his paintings from the past 30 years. The exhibition, titled...
28 May - 28 Jul 2014
An exhibition that explores the driver-passenger relationship within Melbourne's taxis in all of its richness, variety and colour. For some people...
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...
30 May - 19 Oct 2014
Mid-Century Modern: Australian Furniture Design is the first major exhibition dedicated to Australian furniture of the 1940s to the 1970s; a period...
31 May - 16 Nov 2014
Dawn to Dusk; Landscapes from the CBus collection of Australian Art. Representations of Australian landscape by non-indigenous artists could be...
31 May - 3 Aug 2014
ACCA presents the first major Australian survey of Turner Prize-winning Scottish artist Douglas Gordon. Douglas Gordon appropriates images from...
1 Jun - 31 Aug 2014
Maxims of Behaviour, by artist Alexander Knox, is a seasonal artwork for Melbourne, illuminating the cityscape, from dusk until late, during the...
2 Jun 2014 - 15 Feb 2015
This winter, the Old Treasury Building will feature an impressive display of nautical history highlighting the extraordinary past of Melbourne's...
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.
Experience the eclectic art scene throughout the Great Ocean Road region from seaside village studios to large collections at regional centres.
The Goldfields is home to some of Victoria's finest galleries, housing impressive collections of works by significant European and Australian artists.
Plan your Grampians visit to allow for plenty of time to browse the region's standout galleries, boasting some of regional Victoria's finest works.
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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