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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.

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Hyper-Natural: Scent from Design to Art

25 Sep - 30 Nov 2014

Southbank

Anchored within the world of scent, Hyper-Natural explores how designers in the medium of scent select synthetic fragrances to put together...

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'Moodscapes' Exhibition at The Convent Gallery

Moodscapes Exhibition at The Convent Gallery

28 Sep - 11 Nov 2014

Daylesford

The works in this exhibition explore the natural environment through a range of Moodscapes. These Moodscapes represent an alternative view of the...

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Clark Beaumont, Coexisting 2013

Art as a Verb

3 Oct - 16 Dec 2014

Caulfield East

Art as a Verb is a major thematic exhibition that takes as its starting point the concept of art as action, both inside the gallery and beyond....

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Transitions 1975

Robert Jacks: Order & Variation

3 Oct 2014 - 15 Feb 2015

Melbourne

The Oder and Variation exhibition will represent the first large-scale retrospective of Robert Jacks who is one of Australia's most significant and...

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Archibald Prize 2014

Archibald Prize

4 Oct - 16 Nov 2014

Mornington

Visit the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery to see this year's contenders for Australia's most coveted portraiture prize. Book ahead online.

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Bruno Leti – Landscapes of the Soul

7 Oct - 23 Dec 2014

Carlton

The Museo Italiano hosts an exhibition of Bruno Leti's work revisiting some fifty years of art-making. Leti is represented in major Australian...

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Christina Thwaites – Body Transformations

Christina Thwaites – Body Transformations

7 Oct - 1 Nov 2014

Prahran

In a new body of work Christina Thwaites explores the female body and the transformations that it is able to undergo. In the past Thwaites has often...

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Hamish Carr – Perpetual Present

Hamish Carr – Perpetual Present

7 Oct - 1 Nov 2014

Prahran

Perpetual present is Hamish Carr's second solo exhibition with Anna Pappas Gallery. This recent body of work continues his interest in contemporary...

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Maria Hassabi, Intermission 2013. Courtesy the artist.

Framed Movements

10 Oct - 23 Nov 2014

Southbank

Presented by Melbourne Festival and Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Framed Movements investigates the potential that lies at the shifting...

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Grasslands

10 Oct - 23 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Grasslands is a living installation that gathers over 10,000 indigenous plants. This organic composition aims to recreate the vast grass plains that...

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Grommets, grinds and gnarly dudes

Grommets, grinds and gnarly dudes

10 Oct - 23 Nov 2014

Brighton

The Gallery at Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre proudly presents Grommets, grinds and gnarly dudes. In this exhibition, contemporary artists Phillip...

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Gawang II

Gawang II - Aboriginal Portrait Exhibition

11 Oct - 21 Nov 2014

Mornington

In conjunction with the Archibald Prize exhibition at the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Baluk Arts presents Gawang II - an exhibition of...

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Imhoff: a life of grain & pixels

Imhoff: a life of grain & pixels

11 Oct - 7 Dec 2014

Ballarat

An exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ballarat highlights the work of Robert Imhoff, an Australian photographer and filmmaker who not only built up a...

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Perception

15 Oct - 1 Nov 2014

North Melbourne

The deceptive interplay of memory and perception is the foundation of Kat Teede’s current exhibition, Perception. Through duplicitous portrait...

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For King and Country

16 Oct - 11 Nov 2014

East Melbourne

East Melbourne Historical Society presents an exhibition commemorating the service of East Melbourne citizens in the First World War. Though only a...

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Anna Plunkett and Luke Sales, Romance was Born, 2013

Express Yourself: Romance was Born for Kids

17 Oct 2014 - 22 Mar 2015

Southbank

Commissioned for the new dedicated children's gallery, Express Yourself: Romance Was Born for Kids is an interactive exhibition for children...

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'Asylum' by 2013 Nikon–Walkley Press Photographer of the Year Kate Geraghty

Nikon - Walkley Press Photography

17 Oct 2014 - 8 Feb 2015

Melbourne

Take a look through the lenses of Australia's best press photographers in the Nikon-Walkley Press Photography exhibition, showcasing 89 works by...

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Pyramids and Labyrinths

17 Oct - 8 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Pyramids and Labyrinths is Tim Sterling's first solo exhibition in Melbourne since returning from a three-month Australia Council for the Arts studio...

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The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier

17 Oct 2014 - 8 Feb 2015

Melbourne

From $10 - $60

Celebrate the unconventional and irreverent designs of the groundbreaking French couturier, Jean Paul Gaultier at an exclusive Australian exhibition.

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