Melbourne Art

Art in Melbourne


Home of Chloe, Heidelberg, NGV and Yellow Peril


 

MELBOURNE features names including Sidney Nolan, John Brack, Arthur Streeton, Walter Withers, Tom Roberts, Frederick McCubbin and Charles Conder.

 

Melbourne is home to iconic art including Laneways, Collins Street 5 pm, Cow Up a Tree, HOTEL (EastLink) and Heide Museum of Modern Art (Heidelberg School), world renowned names synonymous with art.


This rich tradition continues with exhibitions of local artists, while Melbourne's street art and laneway art attracts visitors from around the world.

 

Melbourne is home to a thriving arts scene and boasts over 100 galleries ranging from large public institutions to small independent galleries and artist cooperatives.

 

 

Melburnian's love their sport but really have a passion for art.

 


GALLERIES


See below for Featured Art exhibitions in Melbourne

FEATURED EXHIBITIONS


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View Event: 80/80. Eighty Years of SAM. The Collection
80/80. Eighty Years of SAM. The Collection
In 2016, SAM reaches a milestone, celebrating 80 years since the early beginnings of the Collection in 1936. To mark this significant point, SAM is rehanging its permanent collection in the Museum’s downstairs galleries. This enables us to showca.. More..
Gallery :Shepparton Art Museum | Shepparton
Melbourne
View Event: A Human Form | Geelong Gallery Collection
A Human Form | Geelong Gallery Collection
A human form 10 December 2016 to 17 September 2017 Decorative arts and small sculptures from the collection that demonstrate artists’ different approaches to the representation of the human body: from 18th century ceramic forms to contemporary in.. More..
Gallery :Geelong Gallery | Geelong
Melbourne
View Event: Aaron Claringbold | Confluence
Aaron Claringbold | Confluence
AARON CLARINGBOLD | CONFLUENCE August 12, 2017 - October 22, 2017 In Confluence, Aaron Claringbold investigates non-Indigenous relation to place and connection to land in light of his personal heritage, and a sense of being complicit in the ongo.. More..
Gallery :Bundoora Homestead | Bundoora
Melbourne
View Event: Albert Tucker & Fred Williams | The Springbrook Landscapes
Albert Tucker & Fred Williams | The Springbrook Landscapes
ALBERT TUCKER AND FRED WILLIAMS THE SPRINGBROOK LANDSCAPES Albert Tucker and Fred Williams Date: 25 March 27 August 2017 Location: Heide III: Albert & Barbara Tucker Gallery Curator/s: Linda Short Admission: Free with Museum Pass Member.. More..
Gallery :Heide | Museum Of Modern Art | Bulleen
Melbourne
View Event: ArtVo | Trick Art - Open
ArtVo | Trick Art - Open
Priceless photos. Unbelievable scenarios. Explore the interactive gallery over 11 themed zones touch the art and have fun! Entry Adult $25 Child (5 to 15 years) $15 Senior / Concession / Student $15 FAMILY Family A (1 Adult & 2 Children.. More..
Gallery :Artvo | Trick Art Museum | Docklands
Melbourne
View Event: August Exhibitions | Off the Kerb
August Exhibitions | Off the Kerb
Off the Kerb artist run initiative OPENING: Fri 18 Aug 6-9pm | DATES: 17 Aug - 31 Aug 2017 FRONT GALLERY DARK HONEY (GROUP SHOW) This collection of artworks is at once seductive and repulsive, and will definitely leave you wanting more. Exp.. More..
Gallery :Off The Kerb Gallery | Collingwood
Melbourne
View Event: Ballarat in Pictures: a city is born
Ballarat in Pictures: a city is born
Ballarat in Pictures: a city is born Minnie Williamson and Helen Macpherson Smith Trust galleries Admission: Free entry See Ballarat as the first generation of white settlers knew it – the apparently idyllic bushland of the Wadawurrung, which wa.. More..
Gallery :Art Gallery Of Ballarat | Ballarat
Melbourne
View Event: Bill Henson | NGV Festival of Photography
Bill Henson | NGV Festival of Photography
BILL HENSON FREE ENTRY NGV INTERNATIONAL LEVEL 2, 19TH–20TH C ART & DESIGN 10 MAR 17 – 27 AUG 17 OPEN 10AM–5PM DAILY NGV FESTIVAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY Bill Henson presents recent photographs by Bill Henson, selected by the artist, and encom.. More..
Gallery :Ngv International | Melbourne
Melbourne
View Event: Border Lines
Border Lines
EXHIBITION: Border Lines 11 August - 24 September 2017 OPENING > FRIDAY 18 AUGUST 2017, 6-8PM VENUE > DOMAIN HOUSE, Dallas Brooks Drive, South Yarra Centred upon the thriving artistic foundations of the tri-state border of WA, SA and N.. More..
Gallery :Domain House & Gallery | South Yarra
Melbourne
View Event: Brave New World: Australia 1930's
Brave New World: Australia 1930's
BRAVE NEW WORLD AUSTRALIA 1930s NGV AUSTRALIA, FEDERATION SQUARE LEVEL 3 14 JUL 17 – 15 OCT 17 OPEN 10AM–5PM DAILY Beginning with the Great Depression and ending with the Second World War, the 1930s was characterised by both optimism and .. More..
Gallery :The Ian Potter Centre: Ngv Australia | Melbourne
Melbourne
View Event: Buddha’s Smile
Buddha’s Smile
FREE ENTRY NGV INTERNATIONAL LEVEL 1 MEZZANINE, ASIAN ART TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS 2 JUN 17 – 8 OCT 17 OPEN 10AM–5PM DAILY “The Buddha smiled and varicoloured rays of light extended from the smile, up to the gods in heaven and down to the various.. More..
Gallery :Ngv International | Melbourne
Melbourne
View Event: Call of the Avant Garde: Constructivism and Australian Art
Call of the Avant Garde: Constructivism and Australian Art
CALL OF THE AVANT-GARDE CONSTRUCTIVISM AND AUSTRALIAN ART Date: 5 July 8 October 2017 Location: Heide III: Central Galleries and Kerry Gardner & Andrew Myer Project Gallery and Heide II Curator/s: Sue Cramer and Lesley Harding Admission: F.. More..
Gallery :Heide | Museum Of Modern Art | Bulleen
Melbourne
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NGV INTERNATIONAL


National Gallery of Victoria is one of 2 public art galleries within one magnificent arts precinct on St Kilda Road, the other being The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia (next).

NGV International houses one of the world’s finest international art collections of art, paintings, pottery and sculpture.

 

180 St Kilda Road, Southbank | NGV International | What's Showing



THE IAN POTTER CENTRE


NGV AUSTRALIA


The Ian Potter Centre located in the magnificent Federation Square in the heart of Melbourne's CBD houses Australian art including paintings, pottery and sculpture.

 

Corner Flinders Street and Swanston Street, Melbourne | Federation Square

 

The Ian Potter Centre | What's Showing

 

ACCA


Australian Centre for Contemporary Art

 

Heide is one of Australia’s leading public art museums open daily. Celebrated for its award-winning architecture and breathtaking gardens, Heide has a rich and colourful social history and art heritage.

 

111 Sturt St, Southbank
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art | What's Showing

 

HEIDI


Museum of Modern Art

 

The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art is Melbourne’s leading contemporary art gallery presenting the most challenging, innovative and creative visual art of our time.

 

7 Templestowe Rd, Bulleen
Heidi | Museum of Modern Art | What's Showing

 

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Yellow Peril (Vault)

 

Chloe | Jules-Joseph Lefebvre

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