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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 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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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...
19 Aug - 4 Oct 2014
Cristian Iotti, a professional photographer from Reggio Emilia in Italy, lived in Melbourne from November 2013 to July 2014. During this period he...
20 Aug - 20 Dec 2014
The famous Sands & McDougall Victorian Directory was the internet of its day, a vast web of information compiling the names of Melburnian...
23 Aug - 19 Oct 2014
In August 2014 NGV Studio will host an extraordinary exhibition where visitors will be greeted by a group of bizarre interactive human-like robots...
25 Aug - 15 Oct 2014
Victorian artistic talent is revealed at its best in this year's Hidden Faces of the Archibald portrait exhibition with an extraordinary variety of...
28 Aug - 11 Oct 2014
Internationally renowned architect Alisa Andrasek will be a special guest of Design Hub, in partnership with RMIT School of Architecture and Design....
The Future is Here is a touring exhibition created by the Design Museum, London, focusing on new techniques, technologies and relationships. When on...
29 Aug - 7 Oct 2014
Showcasing some of Melbourne's most promising up and coming designers, this exhibition will display the most outstanding garments from the brightest...
2 - 28 Sep 2014
This month the Gallery at City Library features Breath by Ok-Hean Chang. Ok-Hean explores the concept of Flow. Her images are often drawn from light...
Discover the talents of young upstarts and see originals by famous artists in Melbourne's thriving commercial galleries and artist-run initiatives.
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.
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