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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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Never Forget to Remember by Adrian Doyle

23 Jul - 13 Aug 2015

Melbourne

It's been three years since controversial artist Adrian Doyle's last exhibition. That's a long time for an artist who has had over 20 solo shows, but...

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Light Speculation Exhibition

23 Jul - 8 Sep 2015

Carlton

Light Speculation communicates the wonderment of light as a phenomenon, and explores play as a source of discovery and innovation. Bubbles,...

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Bunyips and Dragons: Australian Children's Book Illustrations

25 Jul - 4 Oct 2015

Melbourne

Enchanting large-scale works from more than 60 of Australia's best-loved book illustrators will feature in Bunyips and Dragons: Australian Children's...

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Homelessness Photography Exhibition

Homelessness Photography Exhibition

27 Jul - 2 Aug 2015

Melbourne

Concern Australia's Steps Outreach Service has been providing support to Melbourne's homeless youth for the last 30 years. This year, they held a...

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Arnhem Land artist Narritjin Maymuru

Coat of Arms by Marritjin Maymuru

28 Jul - 1 Dec 2015

Ballarat East

From $0.01 - $35

On display at M. A. D. E for a limited time is rare bark painting Coat of Arms, 1963 by Narritjin Maymuru. Maymuru is a highly respected Aboriginal...

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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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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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Winter Art @ Old Post Office Seymour

29 Jul - 2 Aug 2015

Seymour

'Victoria on your Plate & Wall' is the title of the Old Post Office Seymour Winter Art exhibition. You are invited to put Victoria on your plates and...

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Frans Snyders  Flemish 1579–1657  A concert of bird's 1630–40 oil on canvas 136.5 х 240.0 cm  The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg  Acquired from the collection of Sir Robert Walpole, 1779 (Inv. № ГЭ-607)

Masterpieces from the Hermitage

31 Jul - 8 Nov 2015

Southbank

From $10 - $65

Melbourne Winter Masterpieces: Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine The Great features over 400 works from the personal collection of Catherine The Great.

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Masterpieces from the Hermitage

Masterpieces from the Hermitage

31 Jul - 28 Nov 2015

Southbank

The Masterpieces from the Hermitage exhibition features over 400 works from the personal collection of Catherine the Great. Catherine the Great’s...

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Buwurr: Cloaks past and present by Lorraine Connelly Northey

Buwurr: Cloaks past and present by Lorraine Connelly Northey

1 Aug - 20 Sep 2015

Wangaratta

In a major exhibition, Wiradjuri artist Lorraine Connelly-Northey combines the crafts of her Indigenous mother and the collecting nature of her Irish...

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Behind the Lines - the year's best political cartoons 2014

Behind The Lines - The Year's Best Political Cartoons 2014

1 - 20 Aug 2015

Ballarat

From $0.01 - $35

With humour and perceptive wit, thirty three of Australia's best cartoonists are showcased in this popular exhibition, on loan from the Museum of...

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Australasian Young Designers Wool Awards Fashion Parade

Australasian Young Designers Wool Awards Fashion Parade

2 Aug 2015

Hamilton

Sheepvention introduced the Australasian Young Designer Wool Awards in 1991. This exciting competition is a wonderful opportunity for young designers...

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Introduction to Street Art for Kids & Teens

Introduction to Street Art for Kids & Teens

2 Aug 2015

Elsternwick

From $45 - $75

Accomplished street artist George Ironside will teach your kids & teens the basics of Street Art in this fun, colourful and dynamic workshop! Each...

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Benjamin Lichtenstein - Living in Oblivion

Benjamin Lichtenstein - Living in Oblivion

4 - 29 Aug 2015

Melbourne

Benjamin Lichtenstein does not simply take photographs - he creates them. For this young, upcoming artist, the process does not end at the camera,...

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Gian Manik - Umbrella

Gian Manik - Umbrella

4 - 29 Aug 2015

Melbourne

Gian Manik's work is highly conceptual and deeply rooted in materiality. His creative process stems from his artistic materials, which act as a...

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Transience - Vernon Bartlett

Transience - Vernon Bartlett

29 Jul - 2 Aug 2015, 4 - 9 Aug 2015

Wodonga

Official opening of Transience - Vernon Bartlett will be held on Saturday 1 August from 1pm. The opportunity to meet the artist, Vernon Bartlett will...

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Percy Grainger: In The Company of Strangers

Percy Grainger: In The Company of Strangers

29 Jul - 2 Aug 2015, 5 - 8 Aug 2015

Brighton

Australian-born musician, Percy Grainger, was primarily known for his work as a composer and pianist, yet his lesser known arrangements and...

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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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