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 Life In Art | Albert Tucker
A Life In Art | Albert Tucker
Presenting a concise selection of paintings from each decade of Albert Tucker’s career, this exhibition outlines some of the central themes of his continually evolving oeuvre. Starting with an early 1930s streetscape, it includes examples of Tuck.. More..
Gallery :Heide | Museum Of Modern Art | Bulleen
Melbourne
View Event: A print legacy - In memory of Dr Colin Holden
A print legacy - In memory of Dr Colin Holden
A print legacy - In memory of Dr Colin Holden 15 October 2016 to 13 March 2017 A selection of historical and contemporary prints gifted to the collection by the late Dr Colin Holden, a long-standing benefactor, guest curator and academic partner .. More..
Gallery :Geelong Gallery | Geelong
Melbourne
View Event: Antonia Sellbach: Open Fields
Antonia Sellbach: Open Fields
ANTONIA SELLBACH OPEN FIELDS Date: 17 September 2016 26 February 2017 Location: Heide III: Kerry Gardner & Andrew Myer Project Gallery Curator/s: Linda Short Antonia Sellbach’s practice is focused on language—its ambiguities as well as.. More..
Gallery :Heide | Museum Of Modern Art | Bulleen
Melbourne
View Event: Art Loop: Series Two, Issues of Today
Art Loop: Series Two, Issues of Today
Melbourne Central is proud to present Melbourne Central Art Loop: Series Two, Issues of Today - a must-see Melbourne cultural installation. Curated by [MARS] Gallery, Series Two, Issues of Today is an exhibition of new video artworks by 21 contemp.. More..
Gallery :Melbourne Central Shopping Centre | Melbourne
Melbourne
View Event: ArtVo | Trick Art - Now Open
ArtVo | Trick Art - Now Open
Priceless photos. Unbelievable scenarios. Explore the interactive gallery over 11 themed zones touch the art and have fun! Explore The Zones And Be The Art! Tips for taking amazing photos at ArtVo. Look for the Photo Point on the ground Using.. More..
Gallery :Artvo | Trick Art Museum | Docklands
Melbourne
View Event: Atelier: Viktor&Rolf for Kids
Atelier: Viktor&Rolf for Kids
FREE ENTRY NGV INTERNATIONAL GROUND LEVEL 21 OCT 16 – 26 FEB 17 OPEN 10AM–5PM DAILY Fashion artists Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren are the creative designers of luxury fashion house Viktor & Rolf. From their base in Amsterdam, the designers.. More..
Gallery :Ngv International | Melbourne
Melbourne
View Event: Bamboo | Tradition in contemporary form
Bamboo | Tradition in contemporary form
Free entry NGV International Level 1 Mezzanine 7 Jul 16 – 29 Jan 17 Open 10am–5pm daily Bamboo groves are a quintessential part of the Japanese landscape, and bamboo weaving is one of the oldest technical skills to have developed in Japan. .. More..
Gallery :Ngv International | Melbourne
Melbourne
View Event: Black Mist Burnt Country: Testing The Bomb
Black Mist Burnt Country: Testing The Bomb
MARALINGA AND AUSTRALIAN ART Sat 3 Dec – Sun 5 Feb This national touring exhibition of works by over thirty Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists which commemorates the little known story of the British atomic tests in Australia in the 1950s. It .. More..
Gallery :Art Gallery Of Ballarat | Ballarat
Melbourne
View Event: Bluethumb Art Prize Exhibition
Bluethumb Art Prize Exhibition
⭐️ Opening Night - 6pm Friday 20th January ⭐️ - Refreshments and nibbles provided - The winner will be announced at 7.30pm The bluethumb Art Prize is a continuation of our mission to connect artists with art lovers an.. More..
Gallery :No Vacancy Gallery Qv | Melbourne
Melbourne
View Event: Bruce Armstrong
Bruce Armstrong
Bruce Armstrong an anthology of strange creatures Free entry NGV Australia Ground, Level 1 & Level 2, Foyer 26 Aug 2016 – Jan 2017 One of Australia’s most acclaimed sculptors, Melbourne-based Bruce Armstrong is best-known for his monumental t.. More..
Gallery :The Ian Potter Centre: Ngv Australia | Melbourne
Melbourne
View Event: Charles Blackman: Making History
Charles Blackman: Making History
MAKING HISTORY CHARLES BLACKMAN Date: 12 November 2016 21 May 2017 Location: Heide I Curator/s: Kendrah Morgan Admission: Included with Museum Pass Members: Free entry Join now A key figure in both Australian art and Heide histor.. 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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