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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 the City Circle tram or walk through city streets and laneways and along the Yarra River to see the city's street art and public artworks.

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Edmund Pearce

Linger a while in Edmund Pearce's contemporary space to understand and appreciate photography as an art form, or just ogle the stunning photos.

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Compound Interest Centre for Applied Arts

This Collingwood creative hub serves as a gallery, cafe, bar, speakeasy cinema and printing press, and houses a bespoke framer and independent bookshop.

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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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Altair Fine Art Australia

Altair is a continuation of a 21-year-old Aboriginal family owned business called 'Koorie Connections' who were honoured in receiving a number of...

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The Ian Potter Museum of Art

Founded in 1972, the Ian Potter Museum of Art is the University of Melbourne's art museum. Housed in an award-winning building opened in 1998, the...

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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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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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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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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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fortyfivedownstairs

Head downstairs for independent, experimental and thought-provoking visual art, theatre and live music at this not-for-profit theatre and gallery space.

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Fo Guang Yuan Art Gallery Melbourne

See traditional and contemporary concepts of Eastern philosophy showcased through collections of paintings, sculpture, embroidery, antiques and more.

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West Space

West Space is an artist led contemporary art space. The programming foregrounds engaged artistic practice which is challenging, experimental,...

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