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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...
For four years, artist John Wolseley has roamed the coastal floodplains of the Northern Territory through to the glacial lakes of Tasmania, exploring...
The sale of the former Waverley tip site helped fund the building of an Australian cultural icon that is now a national treasure and the home of...
Stroll down Gertrude Street as it transforms into an outdoor gallery with the buildings, roads and landmarks coming alive with colour and movement.
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.
Be treated to inside views of Melbourne's most significant buildings for just one weekend and discover secret rooftop gardens and sustainable design.
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.
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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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.
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23 - 29 Sep 2015
Thoughts, perceptions and sensations, fleeting images from moments past, recollections and daydreams inspiring and shaping our imagination; this...
29 Sep - 11 Oct 2015
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...
30 Sep - 17 Oct 2015
Deep Hollow applies the trope of the cave to the gallery space, relating the installation experience to a ritualised inter-dimensional portal to a...
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...
10 - 25 Oct 2015
ReFraming Nature is a natural history art exhibition, which promises to veer away from traditional botanical painting. Subjects to be depicted will...
18 Oct 2015
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...
10 - 17 Oct 2015, 19 - 25 Oct 2015
reFraming Nature promises to be a very exciting exhibition veering away from traditional botanical painting. Subjects that will be depicted include...
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,...
Find Melbourne's famous public art
Make the most of Melbourne while you're in town for the Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine The Great exhibition at NGV.
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.
Make like the world's best footballers and head to Melbourne this July when European champions hit the hallowed turf of the MCG to make history.
Make the most of Melbourne while you're in town for the Melbourne International Film Festival at selected cinemas from 30 July to 16 August 2015.
Make the most of Melbourne while you're in town for the intriguing, inspiring David Bowie is exhibition, until November at ACMI.
Check out our lists of what's on in and around the Melbourne Museum from April and make the most of your visit to the WW1 Centenary Exhibition.
Discover the talents of young upstarts and see originals by famous artists in Melbourne's thriving commercial galleries and artist-run initiatives.
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.
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.
Journey into the world of contemporary sculpture with a stroll through the Werribee Park Sculpture Walk. Featuring an interesting selection of work...
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