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Art galleries

Melbourne is home to a thriving arts scene and boasts more than 100 galleries ranging from large public institutions to smaller commercial galleries and artist run initiatives (ARIs).

Both sides of the Yarra

Visit Federation Square, home to the Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia – the world's first major public gallery dedicated to to Australian art. For cutting edge video art and new media see changing exhibits at ACMI, or head down St Kilda Road and explore the National Gallery of Victoria's international collection.

An independent point of view

Discover groundbreaking works by local and international artists in galleries and cooperatives all across the city, which houses one of the world's highest densities of commercial galleries. For those with a keen interest in indigenous art head to galleries in Flinders Lane.

Figures in the trees

For those looking for outdoor experiences and sculpture gardens visit the Linden Arts Centre, Heide Museum of Modern Art or Herring Island.

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Public art

Take in art from the City Circle tram, or walk through city streets, laneways and squares and along the Yarra River to see the city's public artworks.

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Victorian Artists Society

The Victorian Artists' Society is for artists and art lovers. Since 1870 they have been actively contributing to the development of art in Australia....

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Australian Centre for Contemporary Art

Get a fresh perspective. See works by the best international and Australian contemporary artists and attend inspiring workshops and public talks.

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Gasworks Arts Park

Gasworks Arts Park is a not for profit community arts facility located in Albert Park, that presents an annual program of events. This includes drama...

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Maroondah Art Gallery

Set in a tranquil garden setting the Maroondah Art Gallery aims to promote and inspire innovation, diversity and discussion in the visual arts...

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Blindside

Blindside is a not-for-profit, artist run arts space. It's located in the heart of Melbourne's CBD, nestled in the historic Nicholas Building. You'll...

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Union Lane

Union Lane is something of an anomaly. There aren’t any of the usual bars, boutiques or cafes to entice visitors but they come nonetheless.

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Backwoods Gallery

The art is certainly not backwards at Backwoods, where intriguing international and local street art is brought inside by people who totally get it.

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Alcaston Gallery

Alcaston Gallery has a national and international focus and exhibition schedule representing contemporary artists from Australia and the Asia...

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The Terrence John Hadler Gallery

Permeated by the ethos of "I love a Sunburnt Country" Terrence John Hadler's painted tributes to Australia's vast and diverse land/sea/desert scapes...

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Heide Museum of Modern Art

Be inspired by three dedicated exhibition spaces, two historic kitchen gardens and a sculpture park, all located on 15 acres of beautiful landscape.

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Will Dielenberg Melbourne

Will Dielenberg Galleries showcase the beautiful Fine Art Landscape Photography of Australian photographer, Will Dielenberg. Recently awarded the...

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Mailbox Art Space

Enter the foyer of 141 Flinders Lane to find one of the city's teeniest art galleries, where art is exhibited in a strip of restored mailboxes.

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