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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.
For four years, artist John Wolseley has roamed the coastal floodplains of the Northern Territory through to the glacial lakes of Tasmania, exploring...
Put on your red shoes and immerse yourself in a celebration 50 years of one of the era's most influential artists in rock, pop, fashion and performance.
Melbourne Winter Masterpieces: Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine The Great features over 400 works from the personal collection of Catherine The Great.
Prepare for larger-than-life characters and stories that leap off your page as talented writers descend on Melbourne to celebrate the written word.
Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.
The Archibald Prize is an extraordinary art event, bringing together images of some of the country's leading celebrities, as seen by Australia's...
Melbourne Festival is one of Australia's flagship international arts festivals and one of the major multi-arts festivals of the world, in terms of...
Move your feet at Melbourne's annual queer celebration with outdoor parties and city-wide cultural events, and show your pride at the closing march.
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15 May - 13 Sep 2015
American video and multimedia artist Ryan Trecartin presents his first major Australian exhibition at the NGV. From being a highlight of the 2013...
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23 May - 18 Oct 2015
A wondrous and immersive house of fun has been built in the gallery, where furniture hangs from the ceiling, pink flamingos talk and cheeky garden...
3 Jun - 14 Aug 2015
The Bonegilla Migrant Reception and Training Centre was the first and largest of 23 such centres in Australia. Originally an army camp, it was...
12 Jun - 13 Sep 2015
Punuku Tjukurpa is the first touring exhibition of artworks from the Maruku Arts archive, based at Mutitjulu, near Uluru in the Northern Territory....
25 Jun - 5 Sep 2015
Formerly known as Platform Gallery, the twelve glass display cases in the commuter underpass of Campbell Arcade have been renamed The Dirty Dozen....
1 Jul - 25 Oct 2015
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In 2015, the Australian Red Cross International Tracing Service celebrates 100 years of reconnecting family members or clarifying the fate of those...
At the centre of these centenary celebrations is The Right to Know: 100 Years of the Australian Red Cross International Tracing Service, a special...
1 Jul - 21 Sep 2015
Since 2007 photographer Michael Hall has been working to document human civilisation's response to the risks and opportunities of climate change....
7 Jul - 20 Oct 2015
Renowned Melbourne-based milliner, Richard Nylon, is the guest curator of Fairhall House Museum at the Johnston Collection as part of the continuing...
10 Jul - 8 Nov 2015
An exhibition highlighting award winning artists from Gallery Kaiela Shepparton exploring through art and photography the strength of a Koorie...
Find Melbourne's famous public art
Make the most of Melbourne while you're in town for the Melbourne International Film Festival at selected cinemas from 30 July to 16 August 2015.
Follow Simba the Lion King's epic journey to Melbourne and make the most of your time in the city's bars, restaurants, boutiques and wide open spaces.
Check out our lists of what's on in and around the Melbourne Museum from April and make the most of your visit to the WW1 Centenary Exhibition.
Make the most of Melbourne while you're in town for the Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine The Great exhibition at NGV.
Make the most of Melbourne while you're in town for the intriguing, inspiring David Bowie is exhibition, until November at ACMI.
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.
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.
Journey into the world of contemporary sculpture with a stroll through the Werribee Park Sculpture Walk. Featuring an interesting selection of work...
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