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


Exhibitions open today..

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: Abstraction - celebrating Australian women abstract artists
Abstraction - celebrating Australian women abstract artists
Abstraction Celebrating Australian women abstract artists 25 February to 07 May 2017 Drawn from the extensive collection of the National Gallery of Australia, this exhibition reveals the staggering contribution Australian women artists have made.. More..
Gallery :Geelong Gallery | Geelong
Melbourne
View Event: Andrea Eckersley - Partial coherence
Andrea Eckersley - Partial coherence
Working with an expanded framework of painting, Eckersley positions the surface of an artwork as a site of material investigation. Through recasting traditional relationships with painterly practice, Partial coherence presents a space within whic.. More..
Gallery :Anna Pappas Gallery | Prahran
Melbourne
View Event: Angela Cavalieri | Firestation Exhibition
Angela Cavalieri | Firestation Exhibition
Firestation Print Studio and gallery presents... 30 March to 2 May Angela Cavalieri: Artist in Residence in the Gallery Working on her new project about Firestation! .. More..
Gallery :Firestation Print Studio | Armadale
Melbourne
View Event: Anita Bye + Gabriele Rohlje | Shifting Shapes That Connect
Anita Bye + Gabriele Rohlje | Shifting Shapes That Connect
SHIFTING SHAPES THAT CONNECT - ANITA BYE & GABRIELE ROHLJE 5TH APRIL - 13TH APRIL 2017 OPENING: SATURDAY 8TH APRIL 2017 AT 12:00PM VIEWING UNTIL: WEDNESDAY 12TH APRIL 2017 4:00PM ANITA BYE THE ATTRACTION OF LANDSCAPES Travelling and.. More..
Gallery :Victorian Artists Society | East Melbourne
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! 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: 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: Born on the Street: A Collector's View
Born on the Street: A Collector's View
Born on the Street: A Collector's View 8th Apr 2017 - 7th May 2017 Bennett Gallery Born on the Street presents the work of two giants of the Australian street art community, Rone and Adnate. Adnate shares his passion for indigenous cultures .. More..
Gallery :Benalla Art Gallery | Benalla
Melbourne
View Event: Brett Whiteley: West of the Divide
Brett Whiteley: West of the Divide
11th Feb 2017 - 7th May 2017 Brett Whiteley: West of the Divide Ledger Gallery Brett Whiteley: West of the Divide presents works spanning four decades of the artist’s career. Artworks in the exhibition have been selected by Wendy Whiteley and t.. More..
Gallery :Benalla Art Gallery | Benalla
Melbourne
View Event: Brook Andrew: The Right to Offend is Sacred
Brook Andrew: The Right to Offend is Sacred
FREE ENTRY NGV AUSTRALIA LEVEL 3, TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS 3 MAR 17 – 4 JUN 17 OPEN 10AM–5PM DAILY Brook Andrew is an artist of considerable daring and flair whose work often confronts dangerous ideas, or questions conventional readings of the wo.. More..
Gallery :The Ian Potter Centre: Ngv Australia | Melbourne
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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