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Art & exhibitions

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.


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Winslow’s Roller Skates and packaging, belonging to Ruby Beyer at the age of 22 months, 1889, Realia

The changing face of Victoria

18 Dec 2013 - 31 Dec 2014


The changing face of Victoria exhibition brings together historical artefacts, photographs, drawings, maps, letters and diaries to tell the stories...

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Sailing into Melbourne

2 Jun 2014 - 15 Feb 2015

East Melbourne

This winter, the Old Treasury Building will feature an impressive display of nautical history highlighting the extraordinary past of Melbourne's...

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Bushido: Way of the Samurai

4 Jul - 30 Nov 2014


Bushido explores the fascinating world of the samurai who were the warriors, rulers and aristocratic elite of Japanese society for more than 800...

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Centenary of the First World War (1914-19) - Shrine of Remembrance travelling exhibition

4 Jul - 18 Nov 2014


Through historical photographs and personal stories, this exhibition will present the chronology of the First World War (1914-18). It will provide...

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Lake Tyers Mission crica 1950s

Walata Tyamateetj: Carry Knowledge

7 Jul - 31 Oct 2014

North Melbourne

This unique exhibition Walata Tyamateetj: Carry Knowledge at the Victoria Archives Centre Gallery showcases the extraordinary collection of maps,...

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Forgotten Chinese ANZACs Remembered

14 Jul - 19 Dec 2014


From $6 - $20

When World War One was declared in 1914, Australia rallied behind the Allied efforts. More than 330,000 mobilised personnel were called to action, of...

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Le Miserables

Victor Hugo: Les Misérables - From Page to Stage

18 Jul - 9 Nov 2014


Take a journey from the 19th-century Paris of Victor Hugo's novel, Les Misérables to today's blockbuster stage musical at the Sate Library of...

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Basil Sellers Art Prize 4

22 Jul - 26 Oct 2014


Sport and art come together again with 16 finalists competing in the fourth biennial Basil Sellers Art Prize. With $100,000 awarded to the winner,...

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Red Cross

The Australian Red Cross in the Great War

11 Aug - 12 Dec 2014


Celebrate 100 years of the Red Cross in Australia with this stunning photographic exhibition. Featured in the exhibition are striking images from the...

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Stitching Stories Quilt Exhibition

11 Aug - 24 Oct 2014


Contemporary Art and Traditional Quilts featuring diverse quilting techniques and each with its own unique story to tell on display in this gorgeous...

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