During this time of social-distancing, the Melbourne arts community is finding new and innovative ways to make sure you can stay connected.
Take a virtual stroll through some of Melbourne's best art galleries and impressive museums. Live-stream a theatre show, or tune in online for a moving performance by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
Here are the top five virtual arts experiences in Melbourne, delivering your culture fix straight to your mobile phone, computer or device.
1. Take a virtual tour of the NGV
Both NGV Australia and NGV International are open to explore online, anytime. Stay up to date with NGV Channel. View the latest exhibitions and curate your own virtual tours. Access the digital collection, listen to artist and curator talks, read ebooks and up your own art game with a virtual sketching tutorial – the gallery's Drop-By Drawing series features tips and tricks from some of Victoria's best contemporary artists. Keep across what's new on the NGV website and social media channels.
2. Watch Arts Centre performances online
Get your culture fix with Arts Centre Melbourne even when you can't visit in person. Check the Arts Centre website for live and archived music and performances, podcasts with creatives, exhibitions and playlists, and or tune in to the YouTube channel at your leisure. Learn more about the theatre crowd by going behind the scenes on a backstage virtual tour of MTC.