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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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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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Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)

Venture into Fed Square and explore the world of film, television and digital media with year-round exhibitions, rare screenings and cultural events.

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The Gallery at Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre

Bayside has long been associated with the arts and has a rich cultural heritage. The Gallery at Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre, located in the...

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Linden New Art

Enjoy the free exhibition program, public talks, workshops and events at this public contemporary art gallery. Don't miss the annual postcard show.

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Port Art

Port Art is a contemporary art facility, stocking art by mid-career artists whose works fit at varying levels into the highly sought after affordable...

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Dark Horse Experiment

Anything goes at this Franklin Street gallery exhibiting contemporary, experimental art. Check out the projection space on the building's front windows.

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The Dax Centre

The Dax Centre is a museum with an archive of 15,000 plus items of art made by people with lived experience of mental health or psychological trauma....

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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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City Gallery

Delve into the past as the City Gallery presents a free, annual program of exhibitions that draw on the City of Melbourne's extensive art and heritage collection and archives.

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Flinders Lane Gallery

Flinders Lane Gallery is a dynamic Melbourne art gallery, exhibiting exceptional and collectable artworks since 1989. Located in the heart of...

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No Vacancy

There's always new art on offer at this artist run initiative. Ever-changing exhibitions appear at Melbourne's QV and Federation Square Atrium.

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