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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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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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The Curious Life of Sir Thomas Bent 1838-1909

2 - 6 Sep 2015, 9 - 13 Sep 2015, 16 - 20 Sep 2015, 23 - 27 Sep 2015

Brighton

The Curious Life of Sir Thomas Bent and his journey from Moorabbin market gardener to Premier of Victoria remains one of Victoria's most intriguing...

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Deep Hollow

Make Believe

30 Sep - 17 Oct 2015

Melbourne

Make Believe applies the trope of 'the cave' to the gallery space, relating the installation experience to a ritualized inter-dimensional portal to a...

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Detail from Portrait of Kiani,acrylic on canvas by Kiani and Pamela Conder

Pamela Conder - Art with Orangutans

1 - 11 Oct 2015

Carlton

Pamela Conder - Art with Orangutans is a collection of paintings, drawings and prints produced collaboratively between an award-winning Australian...

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Because Magic - Leanne Hermosilla

Because Magic - Leanne Hermosilla

2 Oct - 7 Nov 2015

Melbourne

Through multimodal practice, Leanne Hermosilla explores the doctrines, tools and practices of marginalised and alternative knowledge as a...

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Becoming Material - Vittoria Di Stefano

Becoming Material - Vittoria Di Stefano

2 Oct - 7 Nov 2015

Melbourne

Becoming Material is a performative and open-ended sculptural installation in which material, objects and sound are generated on-site over several...

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How Choreography Works - Shelley Lasica

How Choreography Works - Shelley Lasica

2 Oct - 7 Nov 2015

Melbourne

Choreography is not purpose built, it can take on multiple forms and can become many different things. It is porous and mutable, but resides so...

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Transmit Outward - Exhibition

Transmit Outward - Exhibition

18 Sep 2015, 21 - 25 Sep 2015, 28 Sep - 2 Oct 2015, 5 - 6 Oct 2015

Melbourne

Transmit'Outward, Inflection's annual exhibition for 2015, explores the theme of projection and its relationship to the creative process as a...

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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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Lurid Beauty: Australian Surrealism and Its Echoes

9 Oct 2015 - 31 Jan 2016

Melbourne

Surrealism was one of the most influential artistic movements of the 20th century. Noted for their experimental and playful approaches, Surrealist...

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reFraming Nature - Natural History Art Exhibition

ReFraming Nature – Natural History Art Exhibition

10 - 25 Oct 2015

Melbourne

ReFraming Nature is a natural history art exhibition, which promises to veer away from traditional botanical painting. Subjects to be depicted will...

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The Great Australians Gala Dinner

10 Oct 2015

Southbank

The Great Australians Gala Dinner raises awareness and funds for the charity initiative Growing Hope. This year, the event will see a host of Great...

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Gluten Free Expo and Conference

Gluten Free Expo and Conference

10 - 11 Oct 2015

South Wharf

The Gluten Free Expo showcases the latest gluten-free foods with opportunities to sample and purchase from exhibitors. The expo is supported by a...

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Australia Calls

Australia Calls

10 - 12 Sep 2015, 14 - 19 Sep 2015, 21 - 26 Sep 2015, 28 Sep - 3 Oct 2015

Box Hill

On the centenary of the Gallipoli landing, Australia Calls is a heritage exhibition that examines the impact of war on Whitehorse. A fascinating...

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Shrine of Remembrance, First World War Gallery

Curator Tour: Galleries of Remembrance

18 Oct 2015

Melbourne

Join the Shrine's Director of Exhibitions and Collections, Jean McAuslan, and her team for a curator's talk and tour of the new Galleries of...

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reFraming Nature - Natural History Art Exhibition

reFraming Nature - Natural History Art Exhibition

10 - 17 Oct 2015, 19 - 25 Oct 2015

Melbourne

reFraming Nature promises to be a very exciting exhibition veering away from traditional botanical painting. Subjects that will be depicted include...

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Quarter Acre

Quarter Acre

21 Oct - 7 Nov 2015

Melbourne

The exhibition Quarter Acre explores these Australian mythologies through concepts of the home and the suburb. Artists Eva Abbinga, Adrian Doyle,...

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The Stitches & Craft Show

The Stitches & Craft Show

22 - 25 Oct 2015

Caulfield East

From $9 - $16

One of the nation's most loved travelling craft shows, The Stitches & Craft Show, is returning to the Caulfield Racecourse for a huge event filled...

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Sunday Camp Meeting, Forest Creek, ST Gill, 1869

Australian Sketchbook: Colonial Life and the Art of ST Gill - Curator Tour

14 Sep 2015, 13 Oct 2015, 22 Oct 2015, 24 Oct 2015

Melbourne

Australian Sketchbook: Colonial Life and the Art of ST Gill - Curator Tour provides a window onto the world of colonial Australia, showcasing a...

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20 Years of Victorian Feltmakers - Open Day

20 Years of Victorian Feltmakers - Open Day

24 Oct 2015

Abbotsford

20 Years of Victorian Feltmakers - Open Day at Abbotsford Convent. Fabulous felt, fun, friendship and fashion typify the Victorian Feltmakers, who...

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