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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 a look at the world's most amazing wildlife photography, in Geelong until 1 March.
Works from Ben Quilty's recent solo exhibition at London's Saatchi Gallery will feature in a new exhibition at Bendigo Art Gallery. One of...
Join art and music devotees and film and theatre aficionados for five inspiring festive days of performing and visual arts, markets and more.
Gain valuable insights into 'The Great War' with over 350 of the most significant historical artifacts from the Imperial War Museums in London.
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.
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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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17 Oct 2014 - 22 Mar 2015
Commissioned for the new dedicated children's gallery, Express Yourself: Romance Was Born for Kids is an interactive exhibition for children...
25 Oct 2014 - 22 Mar 2015
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Painters Arthur Boyd and John Perceval together with potter and philosopher Peter Herbst founded the Arthur Merric Boyd Pottery in 1944 in Melbourne...
11 Nov 2014 - 10 Nov 2015
This exhibition presents the perspectives of participants, of those affected by the war - both in Afghanistan and in Australia - and of eyewitnesses...
Australian success in Papua, between July 1942 and January 1943, checked the Japanese southward advance; but the victories at Kokoda, Milne Bay and...
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...
14 Nov 2014 - 1 Mar 2015
This summer, NGV presents David Shrigley: Life and Life Drawing, a comprehensive exhibition – his first major survey in Australia – of new and recent...
15 Nov 2014 - 29 Mar 2015
From arrivals and rehearsals to backstage and performance, Flash! is a fascinating snapshot of Australia's performing arts history, captured through...
21 Nov 2014 - 1 Mar 2015
Emily Floyd: The Dawn is a survey exhibition of the work of Melbourne based artist Emily Floyd. The exhibition will feature keynote works dating from...
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...
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Discover the talents of young upstarts and see originals by famous artists in Melbourne's thriving commercial galleries and artist-run initiatives.
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