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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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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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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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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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Women in War: A Contemporary Opera

Women in War: A Contemporary Opera

30 Jul - 1 Aug 2015

Southbank

Women in War, a contemporary opera commemorating the ANZAC Centenary, will bring together an international cast of artists from Australia, Turkey and...

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Frans Snyders  Flemish 1579–1657  A concert of bird's 1630–40 oil on canvas 136.5 х 240.0 cm  The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg  Acquired from the collection of Sir Robert Walpole, 1779 (Inv. № ГЭ-607)

Masterpieces from the Hermitage

31 Jul - 8 Nov 2015

Southbank

From $10 - $65

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.

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Sunday Camp Meeting, Forest Creek, ST Gill, 1869

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

17 Jul 2015, 19 Jul 2015, 6 Aug 2015, 18 Aug 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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Claire Bridge Solo Exhibition

Claire Bridge Solo Exhibition

4 - 8 Aug 2015, 11 - 15 Aug 2015, 18 - 22 Aug 2015

Melbourne

Claire Bridge has always masterfully executed the models who have graced her canvases. In her solo exhibition she has painstakingly elevated them...

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OK Poetics

Republic of the Authentic Image

19 Aug - 5 Sep 2015

Melbourne

Republic of the Authentic Image aims to generate absurdist readings of the banal. In doing so, the project's conceptual aims focus on creating a...

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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

18 Jun 2015, 16 Jul 2015, 20 Aug 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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Essence of the Wild

Essence of the Wild

29 Sep - 11 Oct 2015

Camberwell

The Wildlife Art Society of Australasia's 2015 exhibition is in Camberwell this year. Essence of the Wild is at AGRA Galleries. Come along to be...

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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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Deep Hollow

Deep Hollow

30 Sep - 17 Oct 2015

Melbourne

Deep Hollow applies the trope of the cave to the gallery space, relating the installation experience to a ritualised inter-dimensional portal to 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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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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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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Maritime Art Exhibition

ANL Maritime Art Exhibition

6 - 27 Nov 2015

Docklands

Mission To Seafarers Victoria invites the public to attend Australia's leading maritime exhibition. Themed, The Relationship Between Humanity And The...

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