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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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Brent Harris (b.1956), ON BECOMING (YELLOW) #1, 1998, Colour screen print, Collection of Hamilton Art Gallery, Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

On Becoming: Brent Harris

25 Apr - 19 Jul 2015

Hamilton

Painter and printmaker Brent Harris is one of arts great individualists. Born in New Zealand and trained in Australia he is one of a group of...

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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

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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Views of Windsor: PAUL SANDBY

Views of Windsor: PAUL SANDBY

13 May - 9 Aug 2015

Hamilton

Paul Sandby frequently returned to Windsor Castle as subject matter for his prints and arguably his finest works were his aquatints depicting Windsor...

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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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New Glass

New Glass

10 Jun - 4 Oct 2015

Hamilton

The Gallery holds an extensive collection of glass and continues to develop this part of the collection. In the past few years groups of glass from...

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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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Curator Tour: Galleries of Remembrance

Curator Tour: Galleries of Remembrance

25 Jun 2015

Melbourne

Join the Shrine's Manager of Exhibitions, Jean McAuslan, and her team for a curator's talk and tour of the new Galleries of Remembrance. Over 800...

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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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Stitched up Festival

Stitched up Festival

4 - 12 Jul 2015

Wangaratta

The Stitched Up Textile Festival is a biennial celebration of all things textile which involves people of all ages and features a diverse range of...

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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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David Bowie is

David Bowie is

16 Jul - 1 Nov 2015

Melbourne

Put on your red shoes and immerse yourself in a celebration 50 years of one of the era's most influential artists in rock, pop, fashion and performance.

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Gertrude Street Projection Festival

17 - 26 Jul 2015

Fitzroy

Stroll down Gertrude Street as it transforms into an outdoor gallery with the buildings, roads and landmarks coming alive with colour and movement.

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Open House Melbourne

Open House Melbourne

25 - 26 Jul 2015

Melbourne

Be treated to inside views of Melbourne's most significant buildings for just one weekend and discover secret rooftop gardens and sustainable design.

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True Lies and Superfictions

True Lies and Superfictions

29 Jul - 15 Aug 2015

Melbourne

The year is 1989, the city is Amsterdam, and there has been yet another murder at an international art fair. A Tokyo gallery dealer has been poisoned...

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Wandering Archive

Wandering Archive

29 Jul - 15 Aug 2015

Melbourne

Wandering Archive brings together work by four artists - Jessica Hood, Karla Marchesi, Clare Rae and Melanie Jayne Taylor. Across installation,...

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OPOS

2015 August Occasion - Paul Margocsy @ Old Post Office Seymour

2 Aug - 27 Sep 2015

Seymour

August Occasion is an Annual Art Exhibition held at the C1872 Old Post Office Seymour. Two world recognised solo artists alternate. Odd years Paul...

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Bendigo Writers Festival

Bendigo Writers Festival

7 - 9 Aug 2015

Bendigo

Bendigo's Writers Festival will this year give audiences even better access to some of the best writers in the country. More than 50 sessions will...

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OK Poetics

OK Poetics

19 Aug - 5 Sep 2015

Melbourne

The project examines ways in which the ready-made object can be used to generate absurdist readings of the everyday world and create a dialogue...

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Sub Rosa Enclosure

Sub Rosa Enclosure

19 Aug - 5 Sep 2015

Melbourne

Sub Rosa Enclosure is a new site-specific work which sits within the framework of the two doorways leading to Gallery 2 at Blindside. Extending to...

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Treasures of the Australian Print Collection

Treasures of the Australian Print Collection

19 Aug - 15 Nov 2015

Hamilton

Australian prints occupy the largest group within the Gallery's print collection and they span from early views of Australia through to modern...

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Mining Exchange

Ballarat International Foto Biennale

22 Aug - 20 Sep 2015

Ballarat central

The Ballarat International Foto Biennale grew out of two similar events as the Daylesford Foto Biennale in 2005 and 2007, moving to Ballarat in 2009,...

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Art Exhibition @ Mont De Lancey Historic Homestead

Art Exhibition at Mont De Lancey Historic Homestead

2 Aug 2015, 5 - 9 Aug 2015, 12 - 16 Aug 2015, 19 - 23 Aug 2015

Wandin North

The Mont De Lancey Annual Art Exhibition showcases and encourages talented local artists from the Yarra Valley. It is held within the beautiful...

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Melbourne Fringe 2014

Melbourne Fringe Festival

16 Sep - 4 Oct 2015

Melbourne

Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.

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Tristan and Isolde – The Best of Part One

Tristan and Isolde – The Best of Part One

30 Sep - 17 Oct 2015

Melbourne

Tristan and Isolde –The Best of Part One is a performance work in which artist Travis John melodically and rhythmically transcribes, memorises and...

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Mildura Palimpsest #10

Mildura Palimpsest #10

1 - 5 Oct 2015

Mildura

Mildura Palimpsest Biennale #10, 2015 : 'everywhere all at once . . . here' is committed to exploring experimental new areas of contemporary art...

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TANDERRUM, 2014 Melbourne Festival

Melbourne Festival

8 - 25 Oct 2015

Melbourne

Melbourne Festival is one of Australia's flagship international arts festivals and one of the major multi-arts festivals of the world, in terms of...

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view of lavender from Tea Rooms

Art Show at Warratina Lavender Farm

10 - 18 Oct 2015

Seville

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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Ceramics & Metalwork: recent gifts and acquisitions

Ceramics & Metalwork: recent gifts and acquisitions

14 Oct 2015 - 7 Jan 2016

Hamilton

As glass has been covered in the previous exhibition this display will consist of ceramics and metalwork that has been added to the Gallery's...

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Quarter Acre

Quarter Acre

21 Oct - 7 Nov 2015

Melbourne

The exhibition Quarter Acre explores these Australian mythologies through concepts of the home and the suburb. Artists Eva Abbinga, Adrian Doyle,...

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Mildura Print Triennial

Mildura Print Triennial

30 Oct 2015

Mildura

Mildura has a proud history and is recognised nationally for the Sculpture Triennials held there between 1961-1988. These Triennials left a permanent...

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Melbourne

Melbourne Pen Show

8 Nov 2015

Malvern

From $10 - $10

The Melbourne Pen Show is the Southern Hemisphere's only pen show which has been conducted since 1998. This years Show will feature: Vintage and...

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Open

2015 Summer Art @ Old Post Office Seymour

22 Nov 2015 - 31 Jan 2016

Seymour

Annual exhibition held at the Old Post Office Seymour, Summer Art is a group show of work suitable for giving, collecting or investment. Opening...

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Art of the screenprint

Art of the screenprint

25 Nov - 24 Dec 2015

Hamilton

Of all the printmaking techniques screenprinting is without a doubt the most humble but many artists have used it over a long period to create...

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Art Exhibition and Sale

Pyrenees Art Exhibition and Sale

5 - 8 Jun 2015, 10 - 13 Jun 2016

Beaufort

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...

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Enigma

Australian Mixed Media Roadshow

1 - 30 Jul 2016

Beechworth

From $165 - $165

Join the Australian Mixed Media Roadshow for five days of mixed media workshops, special events and Art Trunk; featuring Internationally recognised...

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