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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.
For four years, artist John Wolseley has roamed the coastal floodplains of the Northern Territory through to the glacial lakes of Tasmania, exploring...
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.
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.
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.
The Archibald Prize is an extraordinary art event, bringing together images of some of the country's leading celebrities, as seen by Australia's...
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...
Move your feet at Melbourne's annual queer celebration with outdoor parties and city-wide cultural events, and show your pride at the closing march.
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23 Jul - 13 Aug 2015
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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23 Jul - 8 Sep 2015
Light Speculation communicates the wonderment of light as a phenomenon, and explores play as a source of discovery and innovation. Bubbles,...
25 Jul - 4 Oct 2015
Enchanting large-scale works from more than 60 of Australia's best-loved book illustrators will feature in Bunyips and Dragons: Australian Children's...
27 Jul - 2 Aug 2015
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...
28 Jul - 1 Dec 2015
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...
29 Jul - 15 Aug 2015
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...
Wandering Archive brings together work by four artists - Jessica Hood, Karla Marchesi, Clare Rae and Melanie Jayne Taylor. Across installation,...
29 Jul - 2 Aug 2015
'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...
31 Jul - 8 Nov 2015
From $10 - $65
31 Jul - 28 Nov 2015
The Masterpieces from the Hermitage exhibition features over 400 works from the personal collection of Catherine the Great. Catherine the Great’s...
1 Aug - 20 Sep 2015
In a major exhibition, Wiradjuri artist Lorraine Connelly-Northey combines the crafts of her Indigenous mother and the collecting nature of her Irish...
1 - 20 Aug 2015
With humour and perceptive wit, thirty three of Australia's best cartoonists are showcased in this popular exhibition, on loan from the Museum of...
2 Aug 2015
Sheepvention introduced the Australasian Young Designer Wool Awards in 1991. This exciting competition is a wonderful opportunity for young designers...
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...
4 - 29 Aug 2015
Benjamin Lichtenstein does not simply take photographs - he creates them. For this young, upcoming artist, the process does not end at the camera,...
Gian Manik's work is highly conceptual and deeply rooted in materiality. His creative process stems from his artistic materials, which act as a...
29 Jul - 2 Aug 2015, 4 - 9 Aug 2015
Official opening of Transience - Vernon Bartlett will be held on Saturday 1 August from 1pm. The opportunity to meet the artist, Vernon Bartlett will...
29 Jul - 2 Aug 2015, 5 - 8 Aug 2015
Australian-born musician, Percy Grainger, was primarily known for his work as a composer and pianist, yet his lesser known arrangements and...
7 - 9 Aug 2015
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...
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.
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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