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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.
Take the journey from sketch to screen and see rarely seen drawings, models, original artworks and more from DreamWorks' much-loved animated classics.
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.
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11 Sep 2013 - 5 Sep 2014
Tracing the very first time forensic techniques such as blood pattern analysis were used by maverick detectives in the 1920s to the creation of...
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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...
10 Apr - 26 Oct 2014
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10 May - 28 Sep 2014
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From Mickey Mouse's debut appearance in Steam Boat Willie in 1928, Walt Disney's creations have bought laughter and joy to millions of people around...
30 May - 19 Oct 2014
Mid-Century Modern: Australian Furniture Design is the first major exhibition dedicated to Australian furniture of the 1940s to the 1970s; a period...
2 Jun 2014 - 15 Feb 2015
This winter, the Old Treasury Building will feature an impressive display of nautical history highlighting the extraordinary past of Melbourne's...
1 Jul - 30 Sep 2014
"An exhibition that examines the intersection between film, historic fashion and the social narratives of weddings Love, Desire and Riches will help...
From $9 - $35
Stimulate your fashion senses and wear your heart on your sleeve by getting an exclusive look into significant fashion pieces of wedding couture from...
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...
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...
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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