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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.
Be treated to inside views of Melbourne's most significant buildings for just one weekend and discover secret rooftop gardens and sustainable design.
Say cheese and wander around Ballarat's historic venues to take in an exciting and eclectic range of the best photography from Australia and beyond.
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16 Sep - 8 Nov 2014
RMIT Gallery presents two important Aboriginal art exhibitions - Warlayirti: The Art of Balgo, and Garnkiny: Constellations of Meaning. Warlayirti:...
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16 Sep - 4 Oct 2014
Back for a third year Art of the Cuff is an in-store exhibition of French cuffs which have been painted, plastered, drawn upon, deconstructed and...
17 Sep - 5 Oct 2014
In 2014, Melbourne Fringe has commissioned emerging artists to create visionary site-specific work in City of Melbourne for the festival’s Creative...
This Melbourne Fringe, visual artist Rafaella McDonald will transform Readings’ laneway wall, creating a mural and sound piece that celebrates...
17 Sep - 11 Oct 2014
Developed on site as a pop-up residency/exhibition, The Making of Meaning: Precincts and Precedents is a performative mixed media installation,...
20 Sep - 4 Oct 2014
She is, at the Cambridge Studio Gallery is Ness Alexandra's art practice is an exploration of the female psyche. Part of that exploration has seen...
25 Sep - 30 Nov 2014
Anchored within the world of scent, Hyper-Natural explores how designers in the medium of scent select synthetic fragrances to put together...
26 Sep - 18 Oct 2014
'As If', curated by Dr Peter Hill and Adeline Kueh, brings together 11 international and Australian artists whose work explores fictive narratives...
26 Sep - 23 Oct 2014
Faux Novel celebrates the shift between the material and the immaterial in contemporary art. By focusing on signs in images, Hill and Lacroix play on...
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.
Journey into the world of contemporary sculpture with a stroll through the Werribee Park Sculpture Walk. Featuring an interesting selection of work...
Indulge a passion for the creative elements of Melbourne by taking a tour of the world-class public art that's constantly updating the streetscape.
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