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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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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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World Designer Fashion Runway

World Designer Fashion Runway

29 Aug 2015

Carlton

The flavours of the world have permeated the City of Melbourne for decades, and the fashion industry is no exception. This intimate parade features...

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MSFW: Emerging

30 Aug 2015

Melbourne

As spring flowers bloom and young leaves shoot, it's time we turn attention to what's up-and-coming in our city. Giving rise to the next generation...

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Echo Camber by Lucia Rossi

Echo Camber by Lucia Rossi

24 - 29 Aug 2015, 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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MSFW: Designer

1 - 4 Sep 2015

Melbourne

Embrace a charismatic new sunlit season that sparks a bold new direction in fashion and retail at MSFW: Designer. Presenting spring and summer...

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Pleasure and Reality

1 Sep 2015 - 1 Feb 2016

Melbourne

Pleasure and Reality brings together new and recent work by five leading Australian contemporary artists: Tony Garifalakis, Nathan Gray, Helen...

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Carousel

Carousel

1 - 12 Sep 2015

Melbourne

The carousel turns, and with each revolution comes an evolution as familiar views are given fresh insight. In the context of contemporary jewellery...

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Go, Said the Bird

Go, Said the Bird

1 - 12 Sep 2015

Melbourne

Go, Said the Bird borrows its title from a poem by TS Eliot, and presents the work of four artists who examine the ambiguous nature of time through...

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Radiant Pavilion

Radiant Pavilion

1 - 6 Sep 2015

Melbourne

Radiant Pavilion is a celebration of the many aspects of international contemporary jewellery and object practice in Melbourne. The curated program...

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David Bowie is: Strange Fascinations with Bruce Butler

3 Sep 2015

Melbourne

Bruce Butler has had a fascinating, interwoven history with David Bowie. Showcasing articles from his own personal collection, including Record...

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MSFW: Mr

3 Sep 2015

Melbourne

Adventurous and bold, Mr presents spring/summer ready-to-wear collections featuring strong and sophisticated designs. Spend a night at the runway...

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Karyn Taylor - Immaterial Alchemy

Karyn Taylor - Immaterial Alchemy

4 Sep - 3 Oct 2015

Melbourne

Karyn Taylor's work embodies the concept of potentiality. She explores the theory of a space where something can exist and not exist simultaneously -...

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 Postcards 4 Change - R U OK? Art Exhibit

Postcards 4 Change - R U OK? Art Exhibit

13 Sep 2015

West Melbourne

Australian artists are uniting for the single cause of spreading the message of 'R U OK?', a not-for-profit suicide prevention charity, encouraging...

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TV Moore, Vin-ish, 2015 (detail). 3-channel video animation with sound.

TV Moore: With Love & Squalor

15 - 27 Sep 2015

Southbank

Part of ACCA's annual Influential Australian Artist program, With Love & Squalor brings together recent and new works by this celebrated New York...

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