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Friday 28th August 2015


An illumination: the Rothschild Prayer Book
An illumination: the Rothschild Prayer Book & other works from the Kerry Stokes Collection c.1280-1685 Friday 28 Aug 2015 to Sunday 15 Nov 2015 Significant religious and secular objects and art .. | Read More..
Where :Ian Potter Museum Of Art | 800 Swanston Street,  Parkville
 
 
Calling Australia Home
Calling Australia Home Zelman Cowen Gallery of Australian Jewish History Permanent Exhibition The Jewish Museum of Australia launches Calling Australia Home this month, the new permanent exhib.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday
Where :Jewish Museum Of Australia | 26 Alma Road St Kilda
 
 
CLAWS at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium
Colossal CLAWS Coming To SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium An all-new feature, launching Easter The world’s largest species of crab will take centre stage in an amazing new exhibit, CLAWS, opening this .. | Read More..
Where :Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium | Corner Kings Way and Flinders Street Melbourne
 
 
Costume Collection | Open
The Melbourne Costume Collection is open to Group Tours (3+) by Appointment during week days and evenings. Tours of roughly 1.5 hours commence with a short talk about the collection by Loel follo.. | Read More..
Where :Costume Collection | Melbourne | 39 Greenaway St, Bulleen
 
 
David Bowie Is
Melbourne Winter Masterpieces David Bowie is 16 July - 1 November 2015 THE SPECTACULAR MULTI-MEDIA EXHIBITION EXPERIENCE ACMI presents David Bowie is, the acclaimed exhibition from the Victori.. | Read More..
Where :Australian Centre For The Moving Image | Acmi | Cnr Flinders St and Swanston St Walk Melbourne
 
 
Federation Bells
The delightful Federation Bells are located in Birrarung Marr park behind Federation Square in Melbourne. Federation Bells comprise 39 upturned bells cast in bronze alloys and range from 500 grams .. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :Birrarung Marr | Birrarung Marr Melbourne
 
 
First Peoples
Bunjilaka’s exhibition on Victoria's first peoples. Permanent Exhibition Told through the voices of Victoria’s First Peoples, and utilising cutting-edge multimedia, Aboriginal language, artefacts.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre | 11 Nicholson Street, Carlton
 
 
Footprints: Journey of Lucy & Percy Pepper
Footprints: The Journey of Lucy and Percy Pepper traces the lives of an Aboriginal family in the first half of the twentieth century. Their story is a remarkable parable about the strength of family i.. | Read More..
Where :Public Record Office Victoria | 99 Shiel Street North Melbourne
 
 
Galleries of Remembrance
Open 10am - 5pm daily, last admission 4.30pm. Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day. Admission is free. The Shrine of Remembrance is Victoria’s War Memorial and one of Melbourne's most recognisab.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :Shrine Of Remembrance | Corner St Kilda Road and Domain Road Melbourne
 
 
Gods, Heroes and Clowns
Gods, Heroes and Clowns Performance and Narrative in South and Southeast Asian Art NGV International, Level 1 Mezzanine 1 May 2015 – 4 October 2015 Gods, Heroes and Clowns: Performance and Narr.. | Read More..
Where :Ngv International | 180 St Kilda Road, Southbank
 
 
Gold Museum | Open
Gold Museum, Ballarat ~ showcasing Ballarat's history The Gold Museum manages the collections of The Sovereign Hill Museums Association and serves as the regional museum for the Ballarat and centra.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :Gold Museum | Bradshaw St Golden Point
 
 
Hiding in Plain Sight
Hiding in Plain Sight: A selection of artists from the Michael Buxton Collection 18 July - 27 September 2015 The Michael Buxton Collection is partnering with the Bendigo Art Gallery to celebrate .. | Read More..
Where :Bendigo Art Gallery | 42 View Street Bendigo
 
 
Indigenous Art | Moving Backwards into the Future
Indigenous Art Moving Backwards into the Future Indigenous Art: Moving Backwards into the Future is an interdisciplinary exhibition that features more than 100 of the finest Aboriginal and Torres .. | Read More..
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :The Ian Potter Centre: Ngv Australia | Corner Flinders Street and Swanston Street, Melbourne
 
 
Islamic Museum of Australia | Open
The ‘Islamic Museum of Australia’ takes visitors on an interactive journey through the arts, history, culture and the stories of everyday Australian Muslims. There are five permanent gallery spaces.. | Read More..
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Where :Islamic Museum Of Australia | 15A Anderson Rd Thornbury
 
 
Ken + Julia Yonetani: The Last Supper
A Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre commissioned project toured by Museums & Galleries of NSW. The Last Supper is a sculptural installation by Ken and Julia Yonetani commissioned by Hazelhu.. | Read More..
Where :Bendigo Art Gallery | 42 View Street Bendigo
 
 
Lady Pamela Vestey | Exhibition
In recognition of the on-going support from Dame Nellie Melba's granddaughter Lady Pamela Vestey the Lilydale & District Historical Society currently has a special display highlighting Pamela's life a.. | Read More..
Every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :Old Lilydale Court House | 35-37 Castella Street Lilydale
 
 
Lovely in Lace | 1750 - 1980
'Lovely in Lace' exhibits a beautiful selection of gowns and one male costume dating from 1750 to 1980, each being made of lace or featuring lace. Twenty-seven mannequins display details of change.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :Benalla Costume And Kelly Museum | 14 Mair Street Benalla
 
 
Melbourne Orchid Spectacular 2015
Melbourne Orchid Spectacular Friday 28th August - Sunday 30th August 2015 OSCOV is pleased to announce that details for the 2015 Spectacular have now been set: - Exhibitor display set-up & ex.. | Read More..
Where :State Dog Centre | Kcc Park | 655 Westernport Highway, Skye
 
 
Melbourne Panorama
View the recently restored and re-installed historic photographic panorama, one of the most fascinating and popular interpretative features on display at the Old Treasury Building. Panorama Have .. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday
Where :Old Treasury Building | 20 Spring Street Melbourne
 
 
Milarri Garden Trail
Explore Bunjilaka's beautiful Indigenous garden. Discover the plants and waterways significant to Aboriginal people of south-eastern Australia and the traditional uses of indigenous plants. On t.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre | 11 Nicholson Street, Carlton
 
 
Mirror of the World: Books and Ideas
View stunning, rare and significant modern and historical books that trace the history of book production, design and illustration showcasing items from medieval manuscripts through to comics. Highlig.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :State Library Of Victoria | 328 Swanston Street Melbourne
 
 
Miss Fisher's Murder Mystery Costume Exhibition
Venture into the opulent 1920s at The National Trust and Every Cloud Productions’ new Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition – Series 3 The Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher, television’s mo.. | Read More..
Where :Rippon Lea House & Gardens | 192 Hotham Street Elsternwick
 
 
Nail Can to Knighthood – Sir Macpherson Robertson
Melburnians are invited to celebrate the life of the man who brought us Freddo Frog and Cherry Ripe, as the Royal Historical Society of Victoria (RHSV) presents the exhibition: “Nail Can to Knighthood.. | Read More..
Where :Royal Historical Society Of Victoria | 239 A'Beckett Street Melbourne
 
 
Nordic Cool: Modernist Design
For many, the streamlined aesthetic of Scandinavian design, with its functional but humanist qualities and truth to materials, epitomises twentieth century modernism. Drawing on the NGV’s rich col.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :Ngv International | 180 St Kilda Road, Southbank
 
 
Old Gippstown | Open
This complete Historical Township filled with authentic buildings and decor makes an ideal venue for weddings and functions. Old Gippstown is also renowned for its Coach house which contains one of Vi.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :Old Gippstown Heritage Park | Lloyd Street Moe
 
 
Orry-Kelly: Dressing Hollywood
Exhibition Orry-Kelly: Dressing Hollywood 18 Aug - 17 Jan Winner of three Academy Awards®, Australian costume designer Orry-Kelly created magic on screen, from Casablanca (1942) to Some Like it.. | Read More..
Where :Australian Centre For The Moving Image | Acmi | Cnr Flinders St and Swanston St Walk Melbourne
 
 
Paperific Craft Expo 2015
August 28-30, 2015 · Paperific Expo 15th Birthday Celebration! · Paperific craft expo specialises in scrapbooking, card making, rubber stamping and more papercrafts. Learn a new papercraft techniq.. | Read More..
Where :Melbourne Showgrounds | Corner Epsom Road and Langs Road,  Ascot Vale
 
 
Permanent Exhibitions @ Benalla Museum
The Benalla Costume and Pioneer Museum is open 7 days with the only public costume museum of its kind in Victoria as well as the museum's own extensive collection. Permanent Exhibitions Miniature.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :Benalla Costume And Kelly Museum | 14 Mair Street Benalla
 
 
Permanent Exhibitions @ Scienceworks
Scienceworks Permanent Exhibitions Sportsworks Stretch your mind and muscles at Sportsworks! Take the sporting challenge at Sportsworks and learn all about the science behind moving your bod.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :Scienceworks | 2 Booker Street Spotswood
 
 
Playthings Prior to Plasma | 1880-1980
Playthings Prior to Plasma 1880 - 1980 Exhibited is a wide selection of items ranging from early times when toys were hand-made out of wood, clay, straw and calico to the present, when we find.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :Benalla Costume And Kelly Museum | 14 Mair Street Benalla
 
 
Queenscliffe Maritime Museum | Open
You will experience all of this and much more at the Queenscliffe Maritime Museum. The Museum is open 7 days per week. Closed Christmas Day Good Friday Our address is Wharf Street Queenscliff Vi.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :Queenscliffe Maritime Museum | Wharf Street Queenscliff
 
 
Rallying the Spirits: Sport on the home front in WWI
Open to the public from Anzac Day, Rallying the Spirits: Sport on the home front in WWI will reflect on how the war changed Australia’s attitude to sport, with the decision to play and watch sport no .. | Read More..
Where :National Sports Museum | Brunton Avenue, Jolimont
 
 
Ryan Trecartin | Re'Search Wait'S
Ryan Trecartin | Re'Search Wait'S 15 May 2015 – 13 September 2015 NGV International, Level 3 Ryan Trecartin is recognised as one of the most inventive and exciting young artists working today, de.. | Read More..
Where :Ngv International | 180 St Kilda Road, Southbank
 
 
School Days - Education in Victoria
If you have a spare hour in Melbourne city, pop along to the Old Treasury Building to see their exhibition 'School Days: Education in Victoria'. Drawn from the voluminous archives of Education De.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday
Where :Old Treasury Building | 20 Spring Street Melbourne
 
 
Screen Worlds | ACMI
Melbourne's BEST exhibition! This stunning exhibition has something for everyone and will change the way you think about the most pervasive and powerful cultural forms of our time. Free permane.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :Australian Centre For The Moving Image | Acmi | Cnr Flinders St and Swanston St Walk Melbourne
 
 
Sky Raising Magpies
Check out this Bute Ute and learn the Indigenous creation story of The Sky-Raising Magpies. Using the magpie as a symbol of territorial boundaries, family strength and community relationships, peop.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre | 11 Nicholson Street, Carlton
 
 
ST Gill: The New Rush
20 June – 27 September 2015 To coincide with the State Library of Victoria’s exhibition, Bendigo Art Gallery will present a selection of key works by ST Gill from its own collection focusing on the.. | Read More..
Where :Bendigo Art Gallery | 42 View Street Bendigo
 
 
The Anzac Battlefield
The enduring fascination with Gallipoli is explored in this exclusive exhibition which presents some 100 items recovered from the Joint Historical and Archaeological Survey of the Gallipoli battlefiel.. | Read More..
Where :Shrine Of Remembrance | Corner St Kilda Road and Domain Road Melbourne
 
 
The Barnard Legacy
The Australian Jazz Museum is proud to present this pictorial history of the Barnard family in relation to Australian Jazz during the twentieth century and into the twenty first century with particula.. | Read More..
Every Tuesday, Friday
Where :Australian Jazz Museum | 15 Mountain Highway Wantirna
 
 
The Changing Face of Victoria
The Changing Face of Victoria is a free exhibition at the State Library of Victoria showing the people, places and events that have shaped Victoria. Delight in the story of Melbourne jam- and jell.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :State Library Of Victoria | 328 Swanston Street Melbourne
 
 
The Melbourne Story
Explore Melbourne’s unique and changing tale in The Melbourne Story at Melbourne Museum. Be immersed in evocative stories and discover the icons and personalities that have shaped Melbourne. Rid.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :Melbourne Museum | 11 Nicholson St Carlton
 
 
The Mind: Enter the Labyrinth
Explore the workings of the mind by entering a world of emotions, thoughts, memories and dreams. Step into the shoes of those that see the world from different mind perspectives. Discover the wa.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :Melbourne Museum | 11 Nicholson St Carlton
 
 
The Right to Know: 100 Years of the Australian Red Cross
In 2015, the Australian Red Cross International Tracing Service celebrates 100 years of reconnecting family members or clarifying the fate of those separated by war, conflict, disaster or migration. T.. | Read More..
Where :Immigration Museum | 400 Flinders St Melbourne
 
 
The war on our doorstep
Australians in New Guinea 1943-45 11 November 2014 - 10 November 2015 Australian success in Papua between July 1942 and January 1943 checked the Japanese southward advance but the victories at Ko.. | Read More..
Where :Shrine Of Remembrance | Corner St Kilda Road and Domain Road Melbourne
 
 
The WW1 Centenary Exhibition
In a world-first, treasured artefacts from the famed Imperial War Museum (IWM) are leaving London for the first time and will be displayed at the Melbourne Museum using the latest cutting edge technol.. | Read More..
Where :Melbourne Museum | 11 Nicholson St Carlton
 
 
Theatres of War
Theatres of War (Exhibition) Explore Australia’s wartime involvement through the lens of the performing arts. 18 Apr 2015 - 20 Sep 2015 Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Road, Southbank, Victoria.. | Read More..
Where :The Arts Centre | 100 St Kilda Road Melbourne
 
 
Transmission | Legacies of the Television Age
Transmission Legacies of the Television Age NGV International 15 May 2015 – 13 September 2015 Free entry This thematic exhibition considers a range of artists’ responses to, and engagement w.. | Read More..
Where :Ngv International | 180 St Kilda Road, Southbank
 
 
Transporting Art
Transporting Art, showcasing tram art and history, is now showing at the Victorian Archives Centre in North Melbourne. Between 1978 and 1993 the Ministry for the Arts initiated the ‘Transporting Ar.. | Read More..
Where :Public Record Office Victoria | 99 Shiel Street North Melbourne
 
 
Victorians on Holiday
Tourism posters of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s convey with striking graphics and imagery the allure and appeal of travelling in Victoria. Many of the places that the posters advertise as holiday de.. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday
Where :Old Treasury Building | 20 Spring Street Melbourne
 
 
Voices from Afghanistan
Voices from Afghanistan 11 November 2014 - 10 November 2015 Some Australians who have fought in Afghanistan were only starting primary school when the war started after the terrorist attacks of 1.. | Read More..
Where :Shrine Of Remembrance | Corner St Kilda Road and Domain Road Melbourne
 
 
What's On | Old Treasury Building
The Old Treasury Building hosts the original gold vaults where gold bullion was stored during the gold rush era, as well as rare and historic documents from Public Record Office Victoria highlighting .. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday
Where :Old Treasury Building | 20 Spring Street Melbourne
 
 
Wildlife of Gondwana
Wildlife of Gondwana 27 July 2015 - 24 July 2016 An exhibition where skeletons and fossils meet scientists and artists. Where vivid illustrations by Peter Trusler put muscle and skin on bone to gi.. | Read More..
Where :National Wool Museum | 26 Moorabool St,  Geelong
 
 
Writing the war: personal stories from WWI
Nurse, bank clerk, farmer, sports master, journalist, artist, activist – encounter seven ordinary Australians and hear their extraordinary stories of war in this moving exhibition tracing World War On.. | Read More..
Where :State Library Of Victoria | 328 Swanston Street Melbourne
 
 
WWI: Love & Sorrow
WWI: Love & Sorrow explores the impact of the war on Australian families. The world's most destructive conflict recalled through the experiences of eight people. A mother awaiting the return of .. | Read More..
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Where :Melbourne Museum | 11 Nicholson St Carlton
 
 
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