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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.
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.
Stroll down Gertrude Street as it transforms into an outdoor gallery with the buildings, roads and landmarks coming alive with colour and movement.
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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11 - 19 Oct 2014
The annual Art Show at Warratina Lavender Farm is sure to impress. All types of paintings will be on show and for sale. There will be framed...
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11 Oct 2014
From $10 - $20
Boort Sculpture by the Lake is a Metal Sculpture competition is in conjunction with the Annual Boort Show, held at Boort Park. All sculpture entries...
An evening of Community Art and Music with the vibrant Balmoral Mural as a backdrop. The evening opens with a community drawing event and the...
17 - 19 Oct 2014
From $5 - $20
Now in its 38th year, Arts Prom Country presents one of Gippsland's major art shows, the Annual Art and Photography Show. Entries come from all over...
Bridgewater On Loddon
The weekend will highlight photographic works and sculptures, with exhibitions opened free to the public. The gardens will also be open, with tea and...
17 Oct 2014 - 8 Feb 2015
From $10 - $60
The unconventional and playfully irreverent designs of Jean Paul Gaultier will be celebrated in the first international exhibition dedicated to this...
18 Oct 2014
Discover Dunkeld is an annual spring celebration for locals and visitors to the Southern Grampians showcasing the region's nature, culture, history,...
22 Oct - 8 Nov 2014
The Sculptor's Photograph interrogates the relationship between sculpture and photography. Mimicking Brancusi's practice of photographing his own...
25 Oct - 9 Nov 2014
The Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne present the Twelfth Art of Botanical Illustration Exhibition, featuring over 150 works of Botanic...
4 - 5 Oct 2014, 8 - 12 Oct 2014, 15 - 19 Oct 2014, 22 - 24 Oct 2014
This Exhibition at the Mont De Lancey Historic property in the Yarra Valley covers a diverse range of Pamela's work. She believes passionately that...
26 Oct 2014
From $60 - $100
Don't miss the Cuban Jazz Festival, held at Rochford Winery in the Yarra Valley. The Cuban Jazz offers four vineyard entertainment arenas: - Main...
Located on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, the Somers Arts Fair is an annual event held to raise funds for the Somers Primary School. This has...
31 Oct - 2 Nov 2014
From $2 - $2
Over the Melbourne Cup Weekend, come and enjoy artworks by Gippsland Artists in the Paynesville Art Show. All artworks are for sale and proceeds will...
31 Oct 2014
This October, Friends of the Shrine are exclusively invited to preview the new Galleries of Remembrance before it opens to the public. Be among some...
31 Oct - 20 Nov 2014
The Bloke Show brings together seven artists who explore masculinity from different perspectives, whether critiquing white male colonisation of...
31 Oct - 4 Nov 2014
From $10 - $10
Run annually, the weekend prior to Melbourne Cup, the Mildura Jazz, Food and Wine Festival is a well-established event that has attracted many locals...
1 - 16 Nov 2014
Thirty-five artists from the beautiful Daylesford and Macedon Ranges region will open their studios for six days in November, giving the public a...
6 Nov 2014 - 24 Feb 2015
Artists and makers from Victoria's Geelong and Surf Coast region come together to create a spectacular new arrangement for Christmas at the Johnston...
12 - 29 Nov 2014
Maiden, Mother, Crone expands Aldhan's research in contemporary feminist studies and alternative spiritualities, responding to the modern-female...
Christopher Handran is a Brisbane-based artist whose practice explores the mediation of experience by technologies and seeks to foreground the...
13 - 21 Nov 2014
Azimuth makes reference to the 'points of view' from which people view, experience and create in the world. This exhibition is an exploration of the...
13 - 16 Nov 2014
The Australasian Worldwide Music Expo showcases the finest indigenous folk, roots, and world music, whilst providing delegates the opportunity to...
16 Nov 2014 - 11 Jan 2015
Held at the Old Post Office Seymour, Summer Art is a group exhibition. In the Main Gallery a selected artist holds a solo show for the first five...
1 - 2 Nov 2014, 5 - 9 Nov 2014, 12 - 16 Nov 2014, 19 - 23 Nov 2014
The Paper Arts exhibition is the collection of art forms employing paper as the primary artistic medium. It lends itself to a wide range of...
21 - 23 Nov 2014
Now more than ever, climate change is one of the most pressing issues facing our planet. It is easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer magnitude and...
1 - 25 Dec 2014
Merriment, music, films, video games, family portraits and secret picnic places – Fed Square does Christmas a little bit differently! With its array...
5 - 7 Dec 2014
The Australian Dancing Society invites you to join us for the 68th Australian DanceSport Championship. A celebration of Australian and International...
7 Dec 2014
The Pottery Expo project was created in 2001 by Jane Annois, an internationally exhibited Australian ceramic artist and teacher. The project aims to...
20 Sep 2014, 18 Oct 2014, 15 Nov 2014, 20 Dec 2014
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...
27 Dec 2014 - 26 Jan 2015
The Pfeiffer Wines Art Show celebrates the work of artists who have visited the winery and have painted, drawn, sketched or photographed a...
17 Jan - 6 Apr 2015 (dates to be confirmed)
Herring Island Summer Arts Festival began in 2006 as a collaboration between the exhibiting arts groups, Parks Victoria and the Friends of Herring...
13 - 15 Feb 2015
Supergraph is Australia's Contemporary Graphic Art Fair that celebrates design, print and illustration. More than just an art fair Supergraph is a...
21 - 22 Feb 2015
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...
6 - 15 Mar 2015
The Mildura Wentworth Arts Festival is one of Australia's leading regional arts festivals, offering a rich and vibrant program in March each year....
13 - 22 Mar 2015
The Castlemaine State Festival is a ten day explosion of the arts, as the town's streets, parks and historic buildings come alive with the sights and...
16 - 22 Mar 2015 (dates to be confirmed)
Step out with the seriously stylish at Australia's biggest fashion event featuring fabulous entertainment, runway shows and workshops.
16 Sep 2014, 21 Oct 2014, 18 Nov 2014, 17 Feb 2015
Do you enjoy working in a peaceful and picturesque surrounding? The Hamilton Botanic Art group has a strong focus on watercolour painting, however,...
31 Mar - 3 Apr 2015 (dates to be confirmed)
A festival of curated events devised to inspire, educate and innovate, showcasing the best of design Excellence, here and overseas. Held in...
18 - 19 Apr 2015
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...
2 - 3 May 2015
Indulge in a weekend of book browsing when Clunes becomes a European-styled Booktown, complete with collectable titles, writers talks, and workshops.
9 - 10 May 2015
Welcome to the inaugural showcase of all things apron! The Apron Festival will include a competition, workshops, vintage apron display, afternoon tea...
1 - 30 Jun 2015
See the light and a nightly program of free events, performances and exhibitions at Federation Square, and celebrate the arrival of the winter solstice.
18 - 28 Jun 2015
Life is a cabaret festival. Live it up with jazz hands and tapping toes at some of the thirty hand-picked shows at six of Melbourne's cabaret venues.
16 - 19 Jul 2015
The Mildura Writers Festival brings together some of Australia's best writers in an intimate, winter program of workshops, lectures and discussion...
22 Aug - 20 Sep 2015
5 - 8 Jun 2015, 10 - 13 Jun 2016
The Pyrenees Art Exhibition and Sale is on in Beaufort over the Queen's Birthday Long Weekend in June each year. The four-day annual event is an...
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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