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Official site for Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
31 July – 17 August
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Step out and see blockbuster shows, call in on art masters, and discover the next big thing at tiny galleries, theatres and cabaret halls across Victoria.
Be inspired by three dedicated exhibition spaces, two historic kitchen gardens and a sculpture park, all located on 15 acres of beautiful landscape.
Smell the roses - all 5000 varieties - in the magnificent grounds of the Victoria's largest private residence, pausing to admire the pastoral style.
Stop by the Bendigo Art Gallery and see works by contemporary Australian artists including Patricia Piccinini, Tracey Moffatt and Bill Henson.
Journey to the stars and beyond at the Melbourne Planetarium, travel through space and time, and have a hair-raising encounter with lighting volts.
Appreciate art and surrounds at the two NGV spaces - the iconic original housing international art and the newer, light-filled home of local works.
Unearth the critical and quirky contributions of the Chinese miners who came to the Victorian goldfields in the 1850s, through interactive exhibits.
Victoria's thriving visual arts scene boasts hundreds of galleries ranging from the National Gallery of Victoria to small cooperatives.
See big names and blockbuster productions in historic theatres, and discover local talent with new work on tiny stages hidden in laneways.
From the living history of Sovereign Hill to the wonder of Scienceworks, there are many worlds to explore in Victoria's museums.
Choose any night of the week to indulge in Melbourne's local and international opera, ballet, comedy, live music, plays, performing arts and openings.
Journey into Victoria's marvellous gold rush history and visit the future as you explore imposing historic buildings and contemporary masterpieces.
Discover what makes Melbourne a UNESCO City of Literature, reading up on local literary culture, creative talent and the best haunts for book lovers.
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.
Tracing the very first time forensic techniques such as blood pattern analysis were used by maverick detectives in the 1920s to the creation of...
The changing face of Victoria exhibition brings together historical artefacts, photographs, drawings, maps, letters and diaries to tell the stories...
Let your imagination run wild in this free exhibition celebrating the world of children's picture book art. See classic characters like Blinky Bill...
Immerse yourself in Melbourne Museum's fascinating exhibition on the rise and tragic fall of the Aztec Empire and the once great city of Tenochtitlan.
Take the journey from sketch to screen and see rarely seen drawings, models, original artworks and more from DreamWorks' much-loved animated classics.
Celebrate the role played by Scots in the development of the Australian nation from the First Fleet to Federation, by coming to Ballarat to...
At the forefront of Australian abstract sculpture for more than six decades, the formidable career of Inge King AM will be celebrated with a major...
Lauraine Diggins Fine Art specialises in Australian colonial, impressionist, modern, contemporary and Australian Aboriginal painting, sculpture and...
Defying classification, the work of David McDiarmid encompasses the complex and interconnected histories of art, craft, fashion, music, sex, gay...
More than 70 unattributed garments and accessories from the National Gallery of Victoria's world-class Fashion and Textiles Collection will be...
From Mickey Mouse's debut appearance in Steam Boat Willie in 1928, Walt Disney's creations have bought laughter and joy to millions of people around...
This major survey focuses on the past decade of Danie Mellor's practice, and is the first exhibition to consider in depth the artist's contribution...
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