Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Art galleries

Victoria's public galleries house some of Australia's most important colonial and contemporary works, while private galleries, both large and small, showcase the works of talented local artisans and craftspeople.

The birthplace of Australian Modernism is at Heide Museum of Modern Art, located 15 minutes from the Melbourne CBD. It was here that artists Sidney Nolan, Arthur Boyd, Albert Tucker and others translated Australian Modernism. The permanent collection features many fine examples of their work.

The National Gallery of Victoria occupies two homes within the one magnificent arts precinct. The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia at Federation Square exhibits pieces from the gallery's 20,000 Australian art works. NGV International on St Kilda Road is home to the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces and a breathtaking four-level venue displaying collections of European, Asian, Oceanic and American Art.



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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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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Emily Floyd, Abstract Labour (2014)

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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The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

See superb collections of Australian Indigenous and non-Indigenous art on permanent display as well as special exhibitions at The Ian Potter Centre.

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Regional Victoria

SAM at Night!

Shepparton Art Museum (SAM)

Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) has one of Australia's most important collections of historical and contemporary ceramics, along with significant...

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Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

Explore the extensive collection of works on paper and delve into the diverse program of exhibitions, workshops, talks and children's activities.

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McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park

McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery

McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery was established in 1971 under the terms of the Will of Annie May (Nan) McClelland in honour of her brother Harry...

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The Taylor Gallery

Hamilton Art Gallery

Exhibitions include silver, porcelain and glass from the 1700s onwards, oriental ceramics, watercolours, prints, and Australian oil paintings.

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TarraWarra Museum of Art

TarraWarra Museum of Art

The TarraWarra Museum of Art Limited was established as a company limited by guarantee in October 2000. It is the first privately funded, significant...

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