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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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David Bowie is: Strange Fascinations with Bruce Butler

3 Sep 2015

Melbourne

Bruce Butler has had a fascinating, interwoven history with David Bowie. Showcasing articles from his own personal collection, including Record...

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'Australia Will Be There': Victorians in the First World War (1914-19)

'Australia Will Be There': Victorians in the First World War (1914-19)

4 Sep - 18 Oct 2015

Ararat

Australia Will Be There: Victorians in the First World War (1914-19), honouring the centenary of the First World War, will present a chronology of...

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Karyn Taylor - Immaterial Alchemy

Karyn Taylor - Immaterial Alchemy

4 Sep - 3 Oct 2015

Melbourne

Karyn Taylor's work embodies the concept of potentiality. She explores the theory of a space where something can exist and not exist simultaneously -...

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Wood Working Wonders Expo

Wood Working Wonders Expo

5 - 20 Sep 2015

Wandin North

From $2 - $2

An exhibition of hand crafted wood work by local artisans. There will be items ranging from chopping boards to clocks, barometers, lamps, chess sets,...

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Land, Art, Legacy: Panel Discussion

Land, Art, Legacy: Panel Discussion

8 Sep 2015

Lilydale

Hosted by ABC's Daniel Browning, a panel of descendants, historians, artists and writers will chat about cross-cultural relationships, art, memory...

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Black Art White Walls: The Adrian and Anne Newstead Collection

Black Art White Walls: The Adrian and Anne Newstead Collection

4 - 9 Aug 2015, 11 - 16 Aug 2015, 18 - 23 Aug 2015, 25 - 30 Aug 2015

Upwey

Black Art White Walls: The Adrian and Anne Newstead Collection The exhibition includes 60 works from the personal collection of Aboriginal and Torres...

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Points of Focus: Historic photographs from the Pacific

Points of Focus: Historic Photographs from the Pacific

4 - 9 Aug 2015, 11 - 16 Aug 2015, 18 - 23 Aug 2015, 25 - 30 Aug 2015

Upwey

Historic Photographs from the Pacific are the result of complex cross-cultural encounters; their stories are many and varied and unfold as more is...

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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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MAArvelous Millinery 2015

MAArvelous Millinery 2015

17 Sep 2015

Melbourne

The work of talented milliners from across Australia will be showcased during the Millinery Association of Australia's (MAA) annual MAArvelous...

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Corryong Historic Machinery Club Inc

Corryong Historic Machinery Club Rally

19 - 20 Sep 2015

Corryong

From $10 - $10

Come along to the 9th annual Corryong Historic Machinery Club Rally. Held at the Corryong Recreation Reserve, head along to view continual working...

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Stream: A Room For the Conscious Mind

Stream: A Room For the Conscious Mind

23 - 29 Sep 2015

Melbourne

Thoughts, perceptions and sensations, fleeting images from moments past, recollections and daydreams inspiring and shaping our imagination; this...

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Light the blue touchpaper and retire

Light The Blue Touchpaper and Retire

15 - 16 Aug 2015, 19 - 23 Aug 2015, 26 - 29 Aug 2015, 2 - 6 Sep 2015

Brighton

The Gallery @ Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre (BACC) presents Light the blue touchpaper and retire, the second of its biannual emerging artist...

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Ballarat Wood & Craft Show

Ballarat Wood & Craft Show

26 - 27 Sep 2015

Ballarat

From $5 - $5

Ballarat Wood & Craft Show is a great family event with expert woodworkers and crafts people displaying and demonstrating their skills. Youngsters...

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The Curious Life of Sir Thomas Bent Exhibition Floor Talk

27 Sep 2015

Brighton

Join curator, Elle Credlin, as she discusses the life and times of one of Bayside's most infamous former residents. Elle will take visitors on a...

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Essence of the Wild

Essence of the Wild

29 Sep - 11 Oct 2015

Camberwell

The Wildlife Art Society of Australasia's 2015 exhibition is in Camberwell this year. Essence of the Wild is at AGRA Galleries. Come along to be...

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Simon MacEwan - The Floating World

Simon MacEwan - The Floating World

3 - 5 Sep 2015, 8 - 12 Sep 2015, 15 - 19 Sep 2015, 22 - 26 Sep 2015

Prahran

For his solo exhibition at Anna Pappas Gallery, Simon MacEwan will present an artwork newly commissioned by Brisbane City Council. Spanning eight...

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Deep Hollow

Deep Hollow

30 Sep - 17 Oct 2015

Melbourne

Deep Hollow applies the trope of the cave to the gallery space, relating the installation experience to a ritualised inter-dimensional portal to a...

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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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The Curious Life of Sir Thomas Bent 1838-1909

15 Aug 2015, 19 - 23 Aug 2015, 26 - 30 Aug 2015, 2 - 6 Sep 2015

Brighton

The Curious Life of Sir Thomas Bent and his journey from Moorabbin market gardener to Premier of Victoria remains one of Victoria's most intriguing...

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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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