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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.

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Yohji Yamamoto womenswear catalogue 1986

Inspiration by Design

20 Mar - 14 Jun 2015

Melbourne

See stunning art, graphics, photography and illustration from the renowned Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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memory:remediation

Memory: Remediation

20 Mar - 23 Apr 2015

Melbourne

Memory:remediation is a performance involving the body as the active agent within a ritual associated with creation, intimacy and personal...

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The Kaleidoscopic Turn

20 Mar - 23 Aug 2015

Melbourne

Continuing the NGV’s representation of current tendencies in contemporary art, The Kaleidoscopic Turn brings together works by artists working with...

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Inspiration by Design

Inspiration by Design

20 Mar - 14 Jun 2015

Melbourne

Premiering at State Library Victoria, this free exhibition showcases some of the world's finest book art, graphics, photography and illustration....

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Inspiration by Design exhibition floor talks

Inspiration by Design exhibition floor talks

20 Mar - 17 May 2015

Melbourne

Premiering at the State Library from 20 March, Inspiration by Design: Word and Image from the Victoria and Albert Museum showcases some of the...

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Japanese Art after Fukushima: Return of Godzilla

Japanese Art after Fukushima: Return of Godzilla

26 Mar - 30 May 2015

Melbourne

Japanese Art after Fukushima: Return of Godzilla is part of the Art + Climate = Change 2015 festival, celebrating and identifying Australian and...

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A Golden Age of China: Qianlong Emperor (1736-1795)

A Golden Age of China: Qianlong Emperor (1736-1795)

27 Mar - 21 Jun 2015

Melbourne

Hidden treasures from Beijing's Palace Museum in the Forbidden City will come to Melbourne for the first time, in an Australian exclusive exhibition....

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Batmania

Batmania

1 - 28 Apr 2015

Melbourne

See 200 flying bat sculptures suspended from the cavernous heights of The Atrium in an awe-inspiring new exhibition by Melbourne artist, Kathy...

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Exquisite Threads: English Embroidery 1600–1900s

2 Apr - 12 Jul 2015

Southbank

Exquisite Threads displays nearly 60 works through the themes of education, fashion and the home, each representing important aspects of embroidery's...

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Concrete Post 2

Concrete Post 2

2 Apr - 14 May 2015

Carlton

Concrete Post is a bad pun and a loose, changing association of artists and academics centred at RMIT. This collaboration investigates the known and...

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Indigenous Art: Moving backwards into the future

Indigenous Art: Moving Backwards into the Future

4 Apr - 16 Aug 2015

Melbourne

Significant historical and contemporary Indigenous art works will sit side by side, exploring place and identity in this exhibition which will...

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Portraits of a Tea Cosy

Portraits of a Tea Cosy

8 Apr - 14 May 2015

Melbourne

Stories of family, tradition and the immeasurable consequence of making and passing on hand made objects are all brought to life at the Royal...

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Portraits of a Tea Cosy

Portraits of a Tea Cosy

8 Apr - 14 May 2015

Melbourne

Stories of family, tradition and the immeasurable consequence of making and passing on hand made objects are all brought to life at the Royal...

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Soldier letter

Writing the war: personal stories from WWI

9 Apr - 4 Oct 2015

Melbourne

Hear extraordinary stories of war in this moving exhibition about the Australian experience of World War One. Nurse, bank clerk, farmer, sports...

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Writing the War: Personal Stories from WWI

Writing the War: Personal Stories from WWI

9 Apr - 4 Oct 2015

Melbourne

Nurse, bank clerk, farmer, sports master, journalist, artist, activist – encounter seven ordinary Australians and hear their extraordinary stories of...

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Expert insight: art, fashion and photography

Expert insight: art, fashion and photography

9 Apr - 2 Jun 2015

Melbourne

Delve into art, fashion or photography at the Library as you discover highlights from this incredible collection. These insightful sessions are...

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John Wolseley – Heartlands and Headwaters

11 Apr - 16 Aug 2015

Melbourne

Over the past four years John Wolseley has explored the waterways and wetlands of Australia in a major series of new works commissioned by Sir...

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The Great Hall, NGV International, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Medieval Moderns: The Pre–Raphaelite Brotherhood

11 Apr - 12 Jul 2015

Southbank

The NGV's holdings of works by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and their close associates are world renowned. They are richly varied and represent all...

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Buddha's Birthday Education Project

Buddha's Birthday Education Project

13 Apr - 5 Jun 2015

Melbourne

Welcome to the Buddha's Birthday Education Project, a multimedia art exhibition and range of educational activities celebrating the birth of the...

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For the Love of Melbourne - Exhibition

For the Love of Melbourne - Exhibition

14 Apr - 2 May 2015

Melbourne

Anyone who has visited or lived in Melbourne soon falls in love with this unique little city. This exhibition highlights what local jewellers and...

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