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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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6 Aug - 12 Oct 2014
The Hamilton Art Gallery holds over 1500 prints spanning from the 17th century onwards. They frequently come into the collection as the result of...
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8 Aug - 9 Nov 2014
These are not your usual animal skins! Australian artist Ruth Marshall has spent years researching museum collections and has transformed scientific...
11 Aug - 26 Sep 2014
Contemporary Art & Traditional Quilts featuring diverse quilting techniques & each with its own unique story to tell on display in this gorgeous...
Contemporary Art and Traditional Quilts featuring diverse quilting techniques and each with its own unique story to tell on display in this gorgeous...
13 Aug - 7 Sep 2014
In its seventh year, Rising: the Victoria Harbour Young Artist Initiative is an exhibition of public artworks from young artists currently studying...
16 Aug - 16 Nov 2014
The TarraWarra Biennial was inaugurated in 2006 as a signature exhibition to identify new developments in contemporary Australian art practice under...
19 Aug - 4 Oct 2014
Cristian Iotti, a professional photographer from Reggio Emilia in Italy, lived in Melbourne from November 2013 to July 2014. During this period he...
20 Aug - 20 Nov 2014
The famous Sands & McDougall Victorian Directory was the internet of its day, a vast web of information compiling the names of Melburnian...
21 Aug - 13 Sep 2014
In her new series, Detective Special, artist Prudence Murphy builds upon her photographic inquiry into domestic rituals and the gestural acts of...
21 - 31 Aug 2014
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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