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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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Exquisite Threads: English Embroidery 1600–1900s

2 Mar - 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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This Used to Be The Future

This Used to Be The Future

11 - 28 Mar 2015

Melbourne

Artist Kirsty Lillico’s work explores Modernism’s promise to transform everyday life through order and reason. In ‘This Used to be the Future’, a...

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Towards (dis)satsifaction

Towards (dis)satsifaction

11 - 28 Mar 2015

Melbourne

Artist Anastasia Booth playfully interrogates representations of gender and sexuality through specific cultural groups in her exhibition Towards...

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Melbourne Cake Expo 2015

Melbourne Cake Expo 2015

14 - 15 Mar 2015

Flemington

If you love all things cake, do not miss the Melbourne Cake Expo in March 2015. The Cake Expo will showcase a diverse range of cake specialists, from...

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VAMFF

Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival

14 - 22 Mar 2015

Docklands

Step out with the seriously stylish at Australia's biggest fashion event featuring fabulous entertainment, runway shows and workshops.

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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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Arts Trail in the Studio

Clyde Park 2015 Golden Plains Arts Trail

21 - 22 Mar 2015

Bannockburn

The Clyde Park 2015 Golden Plains Arts Trail is a weekend adventure showcasing the work of artists of the Golden Plains region. Visit usually private...

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15th Anniversary Mineral Sands Conference

15th Anniversary Mineral Sands Conference

24 - 25 Mar 2015

Melbourne

From $2,414.50 - $2,414.50

We are delighted to bring you the 15th Anniversary Mineral Sands Conference, which will be hosted on the 24th-25th March 2015 at the Rendezvous Grand...

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Melbourne International Design Week

31 Mar - 3 Apr 2015 (dates to be confirmed)

Melbourne

A festival of curated events devised to inspire, educate and innovate, showcasing the best of design Excellence, here and overseas. Held in...

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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 WW1 Centenary Exhibition

The WW1 Centenary Exhibition

17 Apr - 4 Oct 2015

Carlton

Gain valuable insights into 'The Great War' with over 350 of the most significant historical artifacts from the Imperial War Museums in London.

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ACN Nursing and Health Expo

ACN Nursing and Health Expo

18 Apr 2015

SOUTH WHARF

If you are a nurse, currently studying nursing or considering a career in the nursing or health professions, then this expo is for you. The ACN Expo...

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Follow the Flag: Australian Artists at War 1914–45

24 Apr - 16 Aug 2015

Melbourne

Follow the Flag: Australian Artists at War 1914–45 is the NGV’s contribution to the rich and diverse cultural offerings being presented to the...

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The Moment Something is Understood it Begins to be Forgotten

The Moment Something is Understood it Begins to be Forgotten

6 - 23 May 2015

Melbourne

Three Brisbane emerging artists - Bridie Gillman, Sarah Poulgrain, Kylie Spear - explore ways in which sensory experiences and memories can be...

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The Spiral

The Spiral

6 - 23 May 2015

Melbourne

Artists Chris Bond and Lynette Smith are interested in the gap between how things are and how things seem to be. The gap exists because agency...

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Melbourne International Design Week 2015

Melbourne International Design Week 2015

11 - 17 May 2015

Southbank

Melbourne International Design Week is a celebration of design excellence. It has been created to highlight the best of design in the State of...

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Melbourne International Design Week 2015

Melbourne International Design Week 2015

11 - 17 May 2015

Melbourne

Melbourne International Design Week is a celebration of design excellence. It has been created to highlight the best of design in the State of...

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Stand and Deliver

Stand and Deliver

27 May - 13 Jun 2015

Melbourne

Stand and Deliver is a performative installation by artist Rachael Haynes that incorporates elements of video, painting, and wall drawings within the...

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Supreme Red Rods

Supreme Red Rods

27 May - 13 Jun 2015

Melbourne

Supreme Red Rods, by artist Fleur Summers, invites the viewer to negotiate the material and sensorial experience of walking amongst and participating...

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The Light in Winter

The Light in Winter

1 - 30 Jun 2015

Melbourne

See the light and a nightly program of free events, performances and exhibitions at Federation Square, and celebrate the arrival of the winter solstice.

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