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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.
From steam-powered horseless carriages and the classic Aussie ute to muscle cars, racy V8s and dazzling concept vehicles, Australia has a rich legacy...
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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.
Stroll down Gertrude Street as it transforms into an outdoor gallery with the buildings, roads and landmarks coming alive with colour and movement.
Be treated to inside views of Melbourne's most significant buildings for just one weekend and discover secret rooftop gardens and sustainable design.
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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29 Jul - 15 Aug 2015
Wandering Archive brings together work by four artists - Jessica Hood, Karla Marchesi, Clare Rae and Melanie Jayne Taylor. Across installation,...
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19 Aug - 5 Sep 2015
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...
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...
16 Apr 2015, 18 Jun 2015, 16 Jul 2015, 20 Aug 2015
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....
20 - 30 Aug 2015
16 Sep - 4 Oct 2015
Have an art attack – new theatre, comedy, dance, circus, music and cabaret, visual art, live art, digital and video art – at the fringe festival.
30 Sep - 17 Oct 2015
Tristan and Isolde –The Best of Part One is a performance work in which artist Travis John melodically and rhythmically transcribes, memorises and...
8 - 25 Oct 2015
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...
21 Oct - 7 Nov 2015
The exhibition Quarter Acre explores these Australian mythologies through concepts of the home and the suburb. Artists Eva Abbinga, Adrian Doyle,...
8 Nov 2015
From $10 - $10
The Melbourne Pen Show is the Southern Hemisphere's only pen show which has been conducted since 1998. This years Show will feature: Vintage and...
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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.
Be sure to pack your sense of humour when you make your way to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and discover the city's funny side.
Step out with the seriously stylish for the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival and go where Melbourne's most fashionable go.
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.
Discover the talents of young upstarts and see originals by famous artists in Melbourne's thriving commercial galleries and artist-run initiatives.
Journey into the world of contemporary sculpture with a stroll through the Werribee Park Sculpture Walk. Featuring an interesting selection of work...
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.
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