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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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Adelaide Chamber Singers

Promenade of Sacred Music

1 Jan 2015 (dates to be confirmed)

Hamilton

In April 2011, the historic churches of Hamilton and surrounds are transformed into concert halls for the annual Southern Grampians Promenade of...

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Namatjira & Beyond

Namatjira & Beyond

20 - 24 Dec 2014, 27 - 31 Dec 2014, 2 Jan - 1 Feb 2015

Wangaratta

Albert Namatjira was a Western Aranda speaking Aboriginal from the Western MacDonnel Ranges who was taught by Rex Battarbee and became one of the...

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13 Frames of Mind – Photography Exhibition

13 Frames of Mind – Photography Exhibition

11 - 20 Dec 2014, 7 Jan - 13 Feb 2015

Melbourne

An exhibition featuring 13 Diploma of Photo Imaging students, 13 frames of mind, 13 bold, personal, humorous, inspirational and adventurous visual...

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Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - Kate Miller-Heidke

Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - Kate Miller-Heidke

9 Jan 2015

Southbank

NGV's Friday Nights return in style during The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier. Meet up with friends and enter a world of fashion and music as...

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Desert Days Exhibition by Warlukurlangu Arts Community

Desert Days Exhibition by Warlukurlangu Arts Community

13 - 31 Jan 2015

Melbourne

Desert Days exhibition at Flinders Lane Gallery brings together a glorious and vibrant selection of quality works from the Warlukurlangu Arts...

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Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - Frikstailers

Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - Frikstailers

16 Jan 2015

Southbank

NGV's Friday Nights return in style during The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier. Meet up with friends and enter a world of fashion and music as...

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Artists at work 2007

Herring Island Summer Arts Festival

17 Jan - 6 Apr 2015

South Yarra

Herring Island Summer Arts Festival began in 2006 as a collaboration between the exhibiting arts groups, Parks Victoria and the Friends of Herring...

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Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - HTRK

Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - HTRK

23 Jan 2015

Southbank

NGV's Friday Nights return in style during The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier. Meet up with friends and enter a world of fashion and music as...

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Inner Space

Ernst Fries - Art At Linden Gate

19 - 22 Dec 2014, 26 - 29 Dec 2014, 2 - 5 Jan 2015, 9 - 12 Jan 2015

Yarra Glen

Renowned sculptor Ernst Fries is celebrating his 80th birthday with an exceptional solo exhibition. Covering six decades and including several new...

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Exxopolis

SummerSalt Outdoor Arts Festival

23 Jan - 21 Feb 2015

Southbank

See outdoor music, dance, circus and theatre performances turn the Melbourne Arts Precinct on its head over five fabulous weekends this summer.

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Indigenous Art: Highlights from the Ron & Ross Aldridge Collection

Indigenous Art: Highlights from the Ron & Ross Aldridge Collection

4 - 24 Dec 2014, 12 - 25 Jan 2015, 27 - 31 Jan 2015

Wangaratta

The Foyer Gallery at the Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre will present this exhibition over December & January from the Collection of local...

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Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - Rat & Co.

Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - Rat & Co.

30 Jan 2015

Southbank

NGV's Friday Nights return in style during The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier. Meet up with friends and enter a world of fashion and music as...

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Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - Rat & Co.

Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - Rat & Co.

30 Jan 2015

Southbank

NGV's Friday Nights return in style during The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier. Meet up with friends and enter a world of fashion and music as...

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Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - Chicks on Speed

Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - Chicks on Speed

6 Feb 2015

Southbank

NGV's Friday Nights return in style during The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier. Meet up with friends and enter a world of fashion and music. For...

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Supergraph

Supergraph 2015

13 - 15 Feb 2015

Carlton

Supergraph is Australia's Contemporary Graphic Art Fair that celebrates design, print and illustration. More than just an art fair Supergraph is a...

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Wonderland, White Night Melbourne 2013

White Night

21 - 22 Feb 2015

Melbourne

Dusk til dawn, enjoy over 80 free events celebrating music, food, film, art and light. Discover an all-night wonderland for everyone to explore.

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Pottery Expo @ Warrandyte

Pottery Expo - Warrandyte

21 - 22 Feb 2015

Warrandyte

Pottery Expo in Warrandyte is an annual event held in the last weekend of February on the banks of the beautiful Yarra River in the heart of...

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Australian Print Workshop Impressions 2014

Australian Print Workshop: Impressions 2014

16 - 20 Dec 2014, 13 - 17 Jan 2015, 20 - 24 Jan 2015, 27 - 31 Jan 2015

Fitzroy

The Australian Print Workshop's (APW) highly anticipated major fundraising exhibition, Impressions 2014 will open to the public from Saturday 29...

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Feast Street Party

Mildura Wentworth Arts Festival

6 - 15 Mar 2015

Mildura South

From $10 - $10

The Mildura Wentworth Arts Festival is one of Australia's leading regional arts festivals, offering a rich and vibrant program in March each year....

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patchwork quilt

Country Women's Association Craft Exhibition

7 - 22 Mar 2015

Wandin North

From $2 - $2

Exhibition of embroidery & craft by local CWA ladies. This inaugural exhibition will offer a magnificent display of hand-crafted items. All items...

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This Used to Be The Future

This Used to Be The Future

11 - 28 Mar 2015

Melbourne

Artist Kirsty Lillico’s work explores Modernism’s promise to transform everyday life through order and reason. In ‘This Used to be the Future’, a...

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Towards (dis)satsifaction

Towards (dis)satsifaction

11 - 28 Mar 2015

Melbourne

Artist Anastasia Booth playfully interrogates representations of gender and sexuality through specific cultural groups in her exhibition Towards...

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Opening Night 2013

Castlemaine State Festival

13 - 22 Mar 2015

Castlemaine

40 years and 20 festivals on, Australia's most anticipated regional festival, the Castlemaine State Festival presents an anniversary program of...

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VAMFF

Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival

14 - 22 Mar 2015

Docklands

Step out with the seriously stylish at Australia's biggest fashion event featuring fabulous entertainment, runway shows and workshops.

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Melbourne Cake Expo 2015

Melbourne Cake Expo 2015

14 - 15 Mar 2015

Flemington

If you love all things cake, do not miss the Melbourne Cake Expo in March 2015. The Cake Expo will showcase a diverse range of cake specialists, from...

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Hamilton Botanic

Hamilton Botanic Art Group

17 Feb 2015, 17 Mar 2015

Hamilton

Do you enjoy working in a peaceful and picturesque surrounding? The Hamilton Botanic Art group has a strong focus on watercolour painting, however,...

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Arts Trail in the Studio

Clyde Park 2015 Golden Plains Arts Trail

21 - 22 Mar 2015

Bannockburn

The Clyde Park 2015 Golden Plains Arts Trail is a weekend adventure showcasing the work of artists of the Golden Plains region. Visit usually private...

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15th Anniversary Mineral Sands Conference

15th Anniversary Mineral Sands Conference

24 - 25 Mar 2015

Melbourne

From $2,414.50 - $2,414.50

We are delighted to bring you the 15th Anniversary Mineral Sands Conference, which will be hosted on the 24th-25th March 2015 at the Rendezvous Grand...

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Melbourne International Design Week

31 Mar - 3 Apr 2015 (dates to be confirmed)

Melbourne

A festival of curated events devised to inspire, educate and innovate, showcasing the best of design Excellence, here and overseas. Held in...

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Walhalla Easter Art Show

Walhalla Easter Art Show

3 - 6 Apr 2015

Walhalla

From $5 - $5

The Third Annual Walhalla Easter Art Show presented by the Walhalla Heritage and Development League will be on again in 2015. Held over the four days...

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The WW1 Centenary Exhibition

The WW1 Centenary Exhibition

17 Apr - 4 Oct 2015

Carlton

Gain valuable insights into 'The Great War' with over 350 of the most significant historical artifacts from the Imperial War Museums in London.

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Open Studios

Dandenong Ranges Open Studios Weekend

18 - 19 Apr 2015

Upwey

The Dandenong Ranges Open Studios will take place on April 18 and 19 and is an opportunity for art lovers to take a behind-the-scenes look into the...

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2015 Equine & WildArt  Exhibition @ Old Post Office Seymour

2015 Equine & WildArt Exhibition @ Old Post Office Seymour

1 Mar 2015, 4 - 9 Mar 2015, 11 - 15 Mar 2015, 18 - 22 Mar 2015

Seymour

The Old Post Office Seymour Fine Art Gallery is internationally known for exhibiting Equine and Wildlife art. In 2014 the Annual WildArt show was...

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Kerry Warren

Creative Gippsland - Gippsland Arts Festival

1 - 31 May 2015

Warragul

The month-long festival has over 100 events throughout Gippsland, including exhibitions, markets, workshops, performances, festivals and open studios.

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Clunes Booktown Festival

2 - 3 May 2015

Clunes

Indulge in a weekend of book browsing when Clunes becomes a European-styled Booktown, complete with collectable titles, writers talks, and workshops.

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The Moment Something is Understood it Begins to be Forgotten

The Moment Something is Understood it Begins to be Forgotten

6 - 23 May 2015

Melbourne

Three Brisbane emerging artists - Bridie Gillman, Sarah Poulgrain, Kylie Spear - explore ways in which sensory experiences and memories can be...

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The Spiral

The Spiral

6 - 23 May 2015

Melbourne

Artists Chris Bond and Lynette Smith are interested in the gap between how things are and how things seem to be. The gap exists because agency...

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Snowcatchers, waiting for winter by David Doyle

Jindivick and Narkoojee Sculpture Show 2015

9 May - 27 Sep 2015

Jindivick

The 2015 Jindivick and Narkoojee Sculpture Show features three acquisition awards, with a total prize pool of $8500. This makes it one of the largest...

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Ballarat Apron Festival

Apron Festival

9 - 10 May 2015

Ballarat central

Welcome to the inaugural showcase of all things apron! The Apron Festival will include a competition, workshops, vintage apron display, afternoon tea...

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Melbourne International Design Week 2015

Melbourne International Design Week 2015

11 - 17 May 2015

Southbank

Melbourne International Design Week is a celebration of design excellence. It has been created to highlight the best of design in the State of...

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Melbourne International Design Week 2015

Melbourne International Design Week 2015

11 - 17 May 2015

Melbourne

Melbourne International Design Week is a celebration of design excellence. It has been created to highlight the best of design in the State of...

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Stand and Deliver

Stand and Deliver

27 May - 13 Jun 2015

Melbourne

Stand and Deliver is a performative installation by artist Rachael Haynes that incorporates elements of video, painting, and wall drawings within the...

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Supreme Red Rods

Supreme Red Rods

27 May - 13 Jun 2015

Melbourne

Supreme Red Rods, by artist Fleur Summers, invites the viewer to negotiate the material and sensorial experience of walking amongst and participating...

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The Light in Winter

The Light in Winter

1 - 30 Jun 2015

Melbourne

See the light and a nightly program of free events, performances and exhibitions at Federation Square, and celebrate the arrival of the winter solstice.

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Portion of the Surface Never Seen

Portion of the Surface Never Seen

17 Jun - 4 Jul 2015

Melbourne

In 'Portion of the Surface Never Seen' artist Colleen Boyle uses the language of geometry and sculpture to contemplate the relationship of...

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The Cowl Incident

The Cowl Incident

17 Jun - 4 Jul 2015

Melbourne

There is beauty in transformation and change. Paula Binne's 'The Cowl Incident' brings into question our changing relationship to the natural...

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Pfeiffer Wines Photographic Exhibition

Pfeiffer Wines Photographic Exhibition

1 - 31 Jul 2015

Wahgunyah

Celebrate the works of some of the finest photographers in our region when they showcase their fabulous photographic pieces within our historic...

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examples of quilts on display

Patchwork Quilt Exhibition

4 - 19 Jul 2015

Seville

From $3.50 - $5

Come and see the annual Patchwork Quilt Exhibition held at Warratina Lavender Farm during the month of May. Proceeds of this exhibition are donated...

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Babe: The Twentieth Anniversary Concert

Babe: The Twentieth Anniversary Concert

12 Jul 2015

Southbank

George Miller's Babe, the 1995 family movie about a pig who wants to be a sheepdog, is an icon of Australian cinema. To coincide with its 20th...

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Mildura Writers Festival

Mildura Writers Festival

16 - 19 Jul 2015

Mildura

From $10 - $10

The Mildura Writers Festival brings together some of Australia's best writers in an intimate, winter program of workshops, lectures and discussion...

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