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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.
Take the journey from sketch to screen and see rarely seen drawings, models, original artworks and more from DreamWorks' much-loved animated classics.
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.
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.
Say cheese and wander around Ballarat's historic venues to take in an exciting and eclectic range of the best photography from Australia and beyond.
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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...
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10 Apr - 26 Oct 2014
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10 May - 5 Oct 2014
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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...
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...
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...
4 Jul - 18 Nov 2014
Through historical photographs and personal stories, this exhibition will present the chronology of the First World War (1914-18). It will provide...
4 Jul - 30 Nov 2014
Bushido explores the fascinating world of the samurai who were the warriors, rulers and aristocratic elite of Japanese society for more than 800...
7 Jul - 31 Oct 2014
This unique exhibition Walata Tyamateetj: Carry Knowledge at the Victoria Archives Centre Gallery showcases the extraordinary collection of maps,...
14 Jul - 19 Dec 2014
From $6 - $20
When World War One was declared in 1914, Australia rallied behind the Allied efforts. More than 330,000 mobilised personnel were called to action, of...
18 Jul - 21 Oct 2014
The Johnston Collection house-museum, Fairhall, will be recreated as a British-style interior found in India in the 1830s. Presented as part of the...
18 Jul - 9 Nov 2014
Take a journey from the 19th-century Paris of Victor Hugo's novel, Les Misérables to today's blockbuster stage musical at the Sate Library of...
19 Jul - 26 Oct 2014
Without proper foundations there can be no fashion Christian Dior, 1954 The international premiere of this most revealing exhibition is now on at...
22 Jul - 26 Oct 2014
Sport and art come together again with 16 finalists competing in the fourth biennial Basil Sellers Art Prize. With $100,000 awarded to the winner,...
31 Jul 2014 - 28 Feb 2015
General consensus was that the superb showing of a selection of works from the Shaw Bequest organised in 2013 was on for too short a time so we are...
2 Aug - 9 Nov 2014
The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece is a visually stunning and thought-provoking exploration of the human condition seen through ancient Greek eyes;...
5 Aug - 12 Oct 2014
Through historical photographs and personal stories, this exhibition presents the chronology of the First World War (1914-19) with particular...
6 Aug - 12 Oct 2014
The Hamilton Art Gallery holds over 1500 prints spanning from the 17th century onwards. They frequently come into the collection as the result of...
8 Aug - 9 Nov 2014
These are not your usual animal skins! Australian artist Ruth Marshall has spent years researching museum collections and has transformed scientific...
11 Aug - 24 Oct 2014
Contemporary Art & Traditional Quilts featuring diverse quilting techniques & each with its own unique story to tell on display in this gorgeous...
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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