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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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Carlos Amorales: We'll See How All Reverberates

8 Aug - 8 Nov 2015

Southbank

Renowned Mexican artist Carlos Amorales will present a dynamic, interactive sculpture as part of the National Gallery of Victoria's ongoing series of...

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Multiculturalism in Australian Football

Multiculturalism in Australian Football

13 Aug - 31 Oct 2015

Melbourne

Australian football has the extraordinary power to bring people together, so the Immigration Museum has teamed up with the AFL to present a...

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The Horse

14 Aug - 8 Nov 2015

Southbank

The Horse is a playful and enlightening exhibition celebrating the role this majestic animal has played in the development of human civilisation...

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The Last Laugh at The Comedy Club

15 Aug - 19 Dec 2015

Melbourne

Established in 1975 The Last Laugh Comedy Club (Melbourne) hosts many of the greatest comedians, from Dave Hughes to Mick Molloy, Peter Helliar to...

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My Father

Hidden Faces 2015 - Victorian Salon des Refuses

17 Aug - 14 Oct 2015

South Wharf

Hidden Faces is an exhibition of portraits by Victorian artists, originally submitted for a number of national portrait prizes - including the Doug...

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Sub Rosa Enclosure

Sub Rosa Enclosure

19 Aug - 5 Sep 2015

Melbourne

Sub Rosa Enclosure is a new site-specific work which sits within the framework of the two doorways leading to Gallery 2 at Blindside. Extending to...

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OK Poetics

Republic of the Authentic Image

19 Aug - 5 Sep 2015

Melbourne

Republic of the Authentic Image aims to generate absurdist readings of the banal. In doing so, the project's conceptual aims focus on creating a...

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Nadine Christensen: Materials

Nadine Christensen: Materials

20 Aug - 12 Sep 2015

Melbourne

Nadine Christensen, whose practice encompasses painting, drawing and sculpture, presents a new series of works that sample from small moments in...

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Pia van Gelder - Relaxation Circuit

Pia van Gelder - Relaxation Circuit

21 Aug - 26 Sep 2015

Melbourne

Relaxation Circuit is an interactive installation which endeavours to reimagine an important early experiment with bio-circuits and the radiant...

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Benjamin Woods

Benjamin Woods

21 Aug - 26 Sep 2015

Melbourne

This exhibition explores relations between what is possible and what is impossible within Benjamin Woods' practice. By extracting from past work, new...

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FM[X]? - Liquid Architecture

FM[X]? - Liquid Architecture

21 Aug - 26 Sep 2015

Melbourne

Liquid Architecture is proud to present 28 remarkable women over four nights of performances, talks, interactions and more at West Space. All welcome...

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Ophelia – A Timeless Woman

28 Aug - 4 Sep 2015

Southbank

Inspired by one of Melbourne’s most iconic art sculptures, Southgate Melbourne has collaborated with Maggie Journal to host a distinctive exhibition...

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Everything and Nothing

Everything and Nothing

28 Aug - 10 Oct 2015

Carlton

Everything and Nothing is a large-scale collaborative sculptural work that responds to the writing of 20th-century Argentinian writer Jorge Luis...

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Fanni Futterknecht

Fanni Futterknecht

28 Aug - 8 Oct 2015

Carlton

Fanni Futterknecht is an Austrian artist who works with video and performance as a means of engaging the imaginary as a space. She constructs mise en...

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Echo Camber by Lucia Rossi

Echo Camber by Lucia Rossi

31 Aug - 4 Sep 2015

St Kilda East

The French Revolution of 1789-1794 sprung from the Age of Enlightenment and a revolt against hierarchy, abuse of power, and poverty. In her...

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Ikebana International Exhibition

Ikebana International Exhibition

31 Aug - 12 Sep 2015

Melbourne

Come to an exhibition of the centuries-old Japanese floral art, featuring traditional and contemporary arrangements and installations. The exhibition...

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MSFW: Hub

31 Aug - 4 Sep 2015

Melbourne

Once again, the MSFW: Hub at City Square is the lively home of Melbourne Spring Fashion Week. The perfect Melbourne experience, this temporary...

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Impermanence – Ruby Aitchison and Thomas O’Hara

Impermanence – Ruby Aitchison and Thomas O’Hara

1 - 6 Sep 2015

Melbourne

Ruby and Thomas create tactile jewellery and small objects, with an emphasis on the material and its expression. Both artists use materials with an...

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John Wardle Architects: Ephemeral Architecture Commission

1 Sep 2015 - 1 Apr 2016

Southbank

The Ephemeral Architecture Commission is a new annual initiative offering the opportunity for emerging and established practitioners to design and...

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