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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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Ringwood Art Society 2014 - Artist of the Year

28 - 30 Nov 2014

Yarra Glen

Ringwood Art Society 2014 Artist of the Year Awards and Exhibition comes to the Yarra Valley. Art at Linden Gate is pleased to host this event where...

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Brunswick South Arts Festival

28 - 29 Nov 2014

Brunswick East

From $20 - $20

A unique local Brunswick event that encompasses an art show featuring local visual artists work available to browse and buy, and a day of live...

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Exhibition of Melbourne Chinese Philanthropy

Exhibition of Melbourne Chinese Philanthropy

28 Nov - 2 Dec 2014

Melbourne

This historical exhibition of Melbourne Chinese Philanthropy highlights records of donations and meetings of the Melbourne Kong Chew Society (from...

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Performprint: Skater Editions

Performprint: Skater Editions

29 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Skateboarding meets printmaking in this dynamic series of live art events exploring the possibilities of print. Join experimental live art outfit...

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Guitar Expo

Guitar Expo

29 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Browse over 50 handmade guitars from established makers (Luthiers) and graduating students from the NCAT Certificate IV in Musical Instrument Making...

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Art+Mel1

Art plus Mel

29 - 30 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Melburnians are invited to experience ART + MEL- an immerse two day art event without the white walls on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 November 2014....

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Guitar Expo

2014 Makers & Players Guitar Expo

29 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Browse over 50 handmade guitars from established makers (Luthiers) and graduating students from the NCAT Certificate IV in Musical Instrument Making...

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ART+MEL

ART+MEL

29 - 30 Nov 2014

Melbourne

Melbournians are invited to experience ART+MEL, an immersive two day art event without the white walls on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 November 2014....

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Gingerbread Village

Gingerbread Village

1 - 24 Dec 2014

Melbourne

Can you smell that sweet, gingery scent in the air? It's the Gingerbread Village, on display at Melbourne Town Hall. Epicure's Executive Pastry Chef...

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China Up Close

2 Dec 2014 - 15 Mar 2015

Melbourne

China has the world's fastest growing economy which has triggered a dramatic transformation within Chinese society. China Up Close explores how this...

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TRANSCENDENCE: photographs by David Stephenson

Transcendence: Photographs by David Stephenson

3 Dec 2014 - 1 Feb 2015

Hamilton

David Stephenson has photographed a range of subjects in countries around the world, including landscapes, skyscapes, cityscapes and cathedral...

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Kindred

Kindred

3 - 13 Dec 2014

Kensington

Kindred is a sharp and provocative play, exploring the shiver and shade of falling in love with someone who turns out to be not what you expected....

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Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - Touch Sensitive

Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - Touch Sensitive

5 Dec 2014

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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An Evening with James Randi

An Evening with James Randi

5 Dec 2014

SOUTH WHARF

Magician James Randi (known as The Amazing Randi) has an international reputation as a magician and escape artist, but he is perhaps best known as...

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Takahiro Iwasaki: Itsukushima Reflection Model

5 Dec 2014 - 6 Apr 2015

Southbank

Takahiro Iwasaki, recognized as one of Japan's new generation of emerging young artists, creates intricately detailed models that reinterpret...

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The Smoking Owl Ball

The Smoking Owl Ball

5 Dec 2014

Melbourne

Join Gallery One Three in celebrating their end of year ball, showcasing a variety of artists and acts that have taken part in The Smoking Owl...

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Vis-à-Vis

Vis-à-Vis

6 - 7 Dec 2014

Melbourne

Founder and Director of The Collector Series, Laura Thompson (It), has curated a group exhibition of work by four early career female artists....

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Swimming in Sand; Growing Rice under an Umbrella

Swimming in Sand; Growing Rice under an Umbrella

7 Dec 2014

Melbourne

Swimming in Sand; Growing Rice under an Umbrella is a collection of ambitious projects from Southeast Asia's new generation of leading contemporary...

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Pottery Expo

Pottery Expo AT Federation Square

7 Dec 2014

Melbourne

The Pottery Expo project was created in 2001 by Jane Annois, an internationally exhibited Australian ceramic artist and teacher. The project aims to...

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Undercoat Seasonal Collection: 2014 Launch

Undercoat Seasonal Collection: 2014 Launch

10 - 24 Dec 2014

Melbourne

Undercoat is a community dedicated to collecting and sharing the most beautiful, inspiring and innovative content from creative students and...

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13 Frames of Mind - Opening Night

13 Frames of Mind - Opening Night

11 Dec 2014

Melbourne

13 Diploma of Photo Imaging students, 13 frames of mind, 13 bold, personal, humorous, inspirational and adventurous visual narratives. Whether...

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Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - Remi

Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - Remi

12 Dec 2014

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 - Remi

Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - Remi

12 Dec 2014

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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Title: 'Galahs Tjuta' – 2012 Artist:Cora Meruntja Medium: Hand stitched felt beanie with needle and emu feathers Dimensions: 13 x 20 x 20cm

Colours of the Country Three The Alice Springs Beanie Festival

12 Dec 2014 - 22 Feb 2015

Bundoora

Bundoora Homestead Art Centre is pleased to present COLOURS OF THE COUNTRY III: The Alice Springs Beanie Festival, running from 12 December 2014 to...

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Liz Ham, 'Vali Myers in her studio in the Nicholas Building', Melbourne (detail), 1997.

Bohemian Melbourne

12 Dec 2014 - 22 Feb 2015

Melbourne

Artist, rebel, hippie, hipster? Revealing Melbourne's enduring counter-cultures, Bohemian Melbourne celebrates a who's who of creative free spirits...

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"Life's Colours"  Art Glass Platter for Workshop Sampler

Beginners Glass Fusing Workshop

15 Dec 2014

Richmond

From $220 - $220

Experience the wonder of creating and learn a brand new skill to enjoy for life at Appleton Street Studio. At her artist's studio in Richmond, Jenie...

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The Improv Conspiracy presents Harold Night

3 Dec 2014, 10 Dec 2014, 17 Dec 2014

Carlton

From $10 - $12

The improv comedy craze from Chicago has arrived in Melbourne. It's 30-minutes non-stop. It's fast, challenging and bound to impress.

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The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: Catwalk to Screen

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: Catwalk to Screen

3 Dec 2014, 10 Dec 2014, 17 Dec 2014

Southbank

Settle in to watch these selected documentaries that explore the life and career of Jean Paul Gaultier. Wednesday 3 December: Les Falbalas de Jean...

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Baskerville and Richardson: the collection and its care

Baskerville and Richardson: the collection and its care

29 Nov 2014, 18 Dec 2014

Brighton

The Gallery at Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre proudly presents Baskerville and Richardson: the collection and its care. This exhibition presents one...

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Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - Elizabeth Rose

Friday Nights at Jean Paul Gaultier - Elizabeth Rose

19 Dec 2014

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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The Non–Blended Impressionists

The Non–Blended Impressionists

19 - 21 Dec 2014

Melbourne

With the advent of image reproduction mechanising the creative process, Andy Warhol was able to redefine the understanding of art through screen...

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Poetry at Fed Square

20 Dec 2014

Melbourne

Each month different poets present their new works in a public setting to an ever-changing audience. It is an opportunity to hear new words and...

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McClelland Sculpture Survey & Award 2014

McClelland Sculpture Survey & Award 2014

23 Nov - 24 Dec 2014, 26 Dec 2014 - 19 Jul 2015

Langwarrin

Since its inception in 2003, the McClelland Sculpture Survey & Award has emerged as the most important biennial outdoor sculpture exhibition in...

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Yang Fudong: Filmscapes

Yang Fudong: Filmscapes

4 - 24 Dec 2014, 26 Dec 2014 - 15 Feb 2015

Melbourne

Filmscapes is Australia's largest-ever survey of China's pre-eminent moving-image artist, Yang Fudong, showing at the Australian Centre for the...

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EIKON: Icons of the Orthodox Christian World

EIKON: Icons of the Orthodox Christian World

18 Oct - 24 Dec 2014, 27 Dec 2014 - 26 Jan 2015

Ballarat

From $7.50 - $15

The rich tradition of Eastern Christian spirituality and imagery will be celebrated with the special exhibition EIKON: Icons of the Orthodox...

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Pfeiffer Wines Art Show

Pfeiffer Wines Art Show

27 Dec 2014 - 26 Jan 2015

Wahgunyah

The Pfeiffer Wines Art Show celebrates the work of local artists who have painted, drawn, sketched or photographed a distinctive winery or wine...

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Dressed by Jean Paul Gaultier Movie Marathon

Dressed by Jean Paul Gaultier Movie Marathon

28 Dec 2014

Southbank

Dive into this marathon of movie selected by Jean Paul Gaultier and showcasing his innovative designs. 11am-1pm: Kika (1993, 114 mins, unrated) Kika...

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Welcome 2015 at Platform One

Welcome 2015 at Platform One

31 Dec 2014

Melbourne

The Welcome 2015 New Year's Eve party at Platform One will feature a huge line-up of top DJs on a lit-up dance floor, fantastic fireworks (being just...

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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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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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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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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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