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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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The Improv Conspiracy presents Harold Night

11 Mar 2015, 18 Mar 2015, 25 Mar 2015, 1 Apr 2015

Carlton

From $12 - $14

The improv comedy craze from Chicago has arrived in Melbourne. It's 30-minutes non-stop. It's fast, challenging and bound to impress.

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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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The Australian Woodturning Exhibition 2015

The Australian Woodturning Exhibition 2015

5 - 7 Jun 2015

Nunawading

Premier woodturning event that brings together the best woodturning and woodturners in Australia. On exhibit will be outstanding wood turned items...

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Portion of the Surface Never Seen

Portion of the Surface Never Seen

17 Jun - 4 Jul 2015

Melbourne

In 'Portion of the Surface Never Seen' artist Colleen Boyle uses the language of geometry and sculpture to contemplate the relationship of...

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The Cowl Incident

The Cowl Incident

17 Jun - 4 Jul 2015

Melbourne

There is beauty in transformation and change. Paula Binne's 'The Cowl Incident' brings into question our changing relationship to the natural...

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Curator Tour: Galleries of Remembrance

Curator Tour: Galleries of Remembrance

25 Jun 2015

Melbourne

Join the Shrine's Manager of Exhibitions, Jean McAuslan, and her team for a curator's talk and tour of the new Galleries of Remembrance. Over 800...

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Oz Comic-Con

Oz Comic-Con

27 - 28 Jun 2015

South Wharf

From $50 - $50

Oz Comic-Con celebrates the very best in film, television, comics, anime, gaming. By giving fans the opportunity to meet an exciting range of...

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David Bowie is

David Bowie is

16 Jul - 1 Nov 2015

Melbourne

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.

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Gertrude Street Projection Festival

17 - 26 Jul 2015

Fitzroy

Stroll down Gertrude Street as it transforms into an outdoor gallery with the buildings, roads and landmarks coming alive with colour and movement.

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High School Dance Competition

High School Dance Competition

25 Jul 2015

East Melbourne

High School Dance Competition is a fun and great way to meet new friends and develop essential social skills through interaction with other students....

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Open House Melbourne

Open House Melbourne

25 - 26 Jul 2015

Melbourne

Be treated to inside views of Melbourne's most significant buildings for just one weekend and discover secret rooftop gardens and sustainable design.

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True Lies and Superfictions

True Lies and Superfictions

29 Jul - 15 Aug 2015

Melbourne

The year is 1989, the city is Amsterdam, and there has been yet another murder at an international art fair. A Tokyo gallery dealer has been poisoned...

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Wandering Archive

Wandering Archive

29 Jul - 15 Aug 2015

Melbourne

Wandering Archive brings together work by four artists - Jessica Hood, Karla Marchesi, Clare Rae and Melanie Jayne Taylor. Across installation,...

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OK Poetics

OK Poetics

19 Aug - 5 Sep 2015

Melbourne

The project examines ways in which the ready-made object can be used to generate absurdist readings of the everyday world and create a dialogue...

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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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Modern Parlour Games

Modern Parlour Games

19 Mar 2015, 16 Apr 2015, 18 Jun 2015, 16 Jul 2015

Carlton

From $13 - $13

Each month on the third Thursday, Pop Up Playground will be bringing you the wildest, strangest and best new games, along with some old favourites....

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Melbourne Writers Festival

Melbourne Writers Festival

20 - 30 Aug 2015

Melbourne

Prepare for larger-than-life characters and stories that leap off your page as talented writers descend on Melbourne to celebrate the written word.

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Melbourne Fringe 2014

Melbourne Fringe Festival

16 Sep - 4 Oct 2015

Melbourne

Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.

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Tristan and Isolde – The Best of Part One

Tristan and Isolde – The Best of Part One

30 Sep - 17 Oct 2015

Melbourne

Tristan and Isolde –The Best of Part One is a performance work in which artist Travis John melodically and rhythmically transcribes, memorises and...

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TANDERRUM, 2014 Melbourne Festival

Melbourne Festival

8 - 25 Oct 2015

Melbourne

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...

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