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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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3 Sep 2015
Bruce Butler has had a fascinating, interwoven history with David Bowie. Showcasing articles from his own personal collection, including Record...
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4 Sep - 18 Oct 2015
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...
4 Sep - 3 Oct 2015
Karyn Taylor's work embodies the concept of potentiality. She explores the theory of a space where something can exist and not exist simultaneously -...
5 - 20 Sep 2015
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,...
8 Sep 2015
Hosted by ABC's Daniel Browning, a panel of descendants, historians, artists and writers will chat about cross-cultural relationships, art, memory...
4 - 9 Aug 2015, 11 - 16 Aug 2015, 18 - 23 Aug 2015, 25 - 30 Aug 2015
Black Art White Walls: The Adrian and Anne Newstead Collection The exhibition includes 60 works from the personal collection of Aboriginal and Torres...
Historic Photographs from the Pacific are the result of complex cross-cultural encounters; their stories are many and varied and unfold as more is...
16 Sep - 4 Oct 2015
17 Sep 2015
The work of talented milliners from across Australia will be showcased during the Millinery Association of Australia's (MAA) annual MAArvelous...
19 - 20 Sep 2015
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...
23 - 29 Sep 2015
Thoughts, perceptions and sensations, fleeting images from moments past, recollections and daydreams inspiring and shaping our imagination; this...
15 - 16 Aug 2015, 19 - 23 Aug 2015, 26 - 29 Aug 2015, 2 - 6 Sep 2015
The Gallery @ Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre (BACC) presents Light the blue touchpaper and retire, the second of its biannual emerging artist...
26 - 27 Sep 2015
From $5 - $5
Ballarat Wood & Craft Show is a great family event with expert woodworkers and crafts people displaying and demonstrating their skills. Youngsters...
27 Sep 2015
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...
29 Sep - 11 Oct 2015
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...
3 - 5 Sep 2015, 8 - 12 Sep 2015, 15 - 19 Sep 2015, 22 - 26 Sep 2015
For his solo exhibition at Anna Pappas Gallery, Simon MacEwan will present an artwork newly commissioned by Brisbane City Council. Spanning eight...
30 Sep - 17 Oct 2015
Deep Hollow applies the trope of the cave to the gallery space, relating the installation experience to a ritualised inter-dimensional portal to a...
Tristan and Isolde –The Best of Part One is a performance work in which artist Travis John melodically and rhythmically transcribes, memorises and...
15 Aug 2015, 19 - 23 Aug 2015, 26 - 30 Aug 2015, 2 - 6 Sep 2015
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...
1 - 5 Oct 2015
Mildura Palimpsest Biennale #10, 2015 : 'everywhere all at once . . . here' is committed to exploring experimental new areas of contemporary art...
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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