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From the art-lined laneways and renowned city galleries to the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Melbourne is a veritable mecca for art-lovers. With exhibitions, openings and festivals taking place every week, check the local papers and websites for details on what's coming up. See the latest works by local artists in independent galleries, catch revolving exhibitions showcasing video, multimedia and animated works, and pick up collectable artworks at Indigenous galleries around the city.
From steam-powered horseless carriages and the classic Aussie ute to muscle cars, racy V8s and dazzling concept vehicles, Australia has a rich legacy...
See stunning art, graphics, photography and illustration from the renowned Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
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.
Stroll down Gertrude Street as it transforms into an outdoor gallery with the buildings, roads and landmarks coming alive with colour and movement.
Be treated to inside views of Melbourne's most significant buildings for just one weekend and discover secret rooftop gardens and sustainable design.
Prepare for larger-than-life characters and stories that leap off your page as talented writers descend on Melbourne to celebrate the written word.
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1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2016
Discover the people, places and events that have shaped Victoria. See Ned Kelly's original armour, read moving diaries and letters from World War...
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11 Nov 2014 - 10 Nov 2015
Australian success in Papua, between July 1942 and January 1943, checked the Japanese southward advance; but the victories at Kokoda, Milne Bay and...
This exhibition presents the perspectives of participants, of those affected by the war - both in Afghanistan and in Australia - and of eyewitnesses...
14 Nov 2014 - 19 Apr 2015
Alex Prager is an American photographer and film maker. In her elaborately conceived staged photographs, Prager openly references the aesthetics of...
28 Nov 2014 - 29 May 2015
The 1960s was a period when Australians were questioning society, politics and the law in ways that would have a lasting impact. What would you do if...
5 Dec 2014 - 6 Apr 2015
Takahiro Iwasaki, recognized as one of Japan's new generation of emerging young artists, creates intricately detailed models that reinterpret...
1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2016
Books have the power to spark the imagination and change the way people think. This exhibition showcases rare and significant works that trace the...
17 Jan - 6 Apr 2015
Herring Island Summer Arts Festival began in 2006 as a collaboration between the exhibiting arts groups, Parks Victoria and the Friends of Herring...
2 Feb - 22 Apr 2015
Multi-media artworks by 14 award-winning Gippsland Artists are front and centre of an exhibition featuring the wonders of Eastern Victoria. Oil,...
12 Feb - 31 Mar 2015
Dunkunjaka (bush medicine) is an exhibition by Joe Geia. Geia's painting style combines his Aboriginal heritage with a contemporary approach. Joe...
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Follow Simba the Lion King's epic journey to Melbourne and make the most of your time in the city's bars, restaurants, boutiques and wide open spaces.
Be sure to pack your sense of humour when you make your way to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and discover the city's funny side.
Hit your 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup experience for six and check out our recommendations for Melbourne's best bars, sights, events, eateries and more.
Step out with the seriously stylish for the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival and go where Melbourne's most fashionable go.
Make it a habit to pop into Melbourne's stunning and diverse public art galleries and become acquainted with some of Australia's finest collections.
Discover the talents of young upstarts and see originals by famous artists in Melbourne's thriving commercial galleries and artist-run initiatives.
Indulge a passion for the creative elements of Melbourne by taking a tour of the world-class public art that's constantly updating the streetscape.
Journey into the world of contemporary sculpture with a stroll through the Werribee Park Sculpture Walk. Featuring an interesting selection of work...
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