Melbourne ART


Home to Heide, Street Art and Yellow Peril

World renowned artists: Sidney Nolan, John Brack, Arthur Streeton, Walter Withers, Tom Roberts, Frederick McCubbin, Charles Conder and DEEJ.

Iconic art: Street Art, Collins Street 5 pm, Heide, Vault (Yellow Peril), Cow Up a Tree, HOTEL and Melbourne International Gateway.

Melbourne loves to hate it's art.


MUST-SEE ART EXHBITIONS


View Event: Cai Guo-Qiang: The Transient Landscape
Cai Guo-Qiang: The Transient Landscape
∞ 24th of May 2019 To 13th of October 2019
@ Ngv International | Melbourne

MelbourneNGV International | 2019 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces In a dual presentation of Chinese art and culture past and present, the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series at the National Gallery of Victoria presents China’s ancient ..

Cai Guo-Qiang: The Transient Landscape
View Event: Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds
Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds
∞ 2nd of December 2018 To 7th of April 2019
@ Ngv International | Melbourne

MelbourneEscher X nendo | Between Two Worlds is a groundbreaking exhibition that features the work of Dutch artist M. C. Escher in dialogue with the work of acclaimed Japanese design studio nendo. This summer blockbuster exhibition crea ..

Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds
View Event: From Bark to Neon: Indigenous Art from the NGV Collection
From Bark to Neon: Indigenous Art from the NGV Collection
∞ 3rd of November 2018 To 14th of July 2019
@ The Ian Potter Centre | Ngv Australia | Melbourne

MelbourneFree entry NGV Australia, Federation Square Level 3, Indigenous Art 3 Nov 18 – 14 Jul 19 Open 10am–5pm daily FROM BARK TO NEON INDIGENOUS ART FROM THE NGV COLLECTION From Bark to Neon: Indigenous Art from the N ..

From Bark to Neon: Indigenous Art from the NGV Collection
View Event: John & Pauline O'Connell | Timeless Impression
John & Pauline O'Connell | Timeless Impression
∞ 12th of April 2019 To 14th of April 2019
@ Malvern Artist Society Gallery | Malvern

MelbourneMalvern Artists Society What happens when both husband and wife are artists? You have an aesthetically pleasing exhibition! John O'Connell will be showcasing his work of art inspired through his travel and his special ..

John & Pauline O'Connell | Timeless Impression
View Event: Let There Be Light
Let There Be Light
∞ [every] Wednesday, Sunday
@ Justin Art House Museum | Prahran

MelbourneThe Justin Art House Museum will be showcasing works from its collection that celebrate the medium of light. The exhibition will present light installations, light sculptures, photographs and videos that ..

Let There Be Light
View Event: Lucky?
Lucky?
∞ 17th of November 2018 To 3rd of March 2019
@ Bundoora Homestead Art Centre | Bundoora

MelbourneNovember 17, 2018 - March 3, 2019 Bundoora Homestead Art Centre Lucky? explores the history and effects of gold-mining and the pursuit of wealth in Australia through a contemporary lens. Co-curated by Sophia Cai and Clai ..

Lucky?
View Event: Mickey Mouse Arthouse
Mickey Mouse Arthouse
∞ 17th of November 2018 To 28th of February 2019
@ Melbourne Central Shopping Centre | Melbourne

MelbourneCelebrate Mickey’s 90th anniversary at a free art exhibition Melbourne Central Shopping Centre Did you know that Mickey Mouse is friggin 90? OMG, how old does that make me? MICKEY MOUSE ARTHOUSE 90 artists. 90 orig ..

Mickey Mouse Arthouse
View Event: Mirka Mora: Pas De Deux
Mirka Mora: Pas De Deux
∞ 27th of October 2018 To 24th of March 2019
@ Heide | Museum Of Modern Art | Bulleen

MelbourneMIRKA MORA PAS DE DEUX - DRAWINGS AND DOLLS A beloved and central figure in the cultural life of Australia, Mirka Mora has long captured the public imagination with her distinctive art and inimitable personality. In celebra ..

Mirka Mora: Pas De Deux
View Event: Mo Yun (Jianhua Lin) Ink Rhythm
Mo Yun (Jianhua Lin) Ink Rhythm
∞ 31st of January 2019 To 3rd of March 2019
@ Whitehorse Artspace | Box Hill

Melbourne31 January 2019 - 03 March 2019 Whitehorse Artspace Admission FREE For many hundreds of years Chinese artists have celebrated the natural world using simple, seemingly spontaneous brushstrokes of ink or colour. Jianh ..

Mo Yun (Jianhua Lin) Ink Rhythm
View Event: Patricia Piccinini and Joy Hester: Through love ...
Patricia Piccinini and Joy Hester: Through love ...
∞ 24th of November 2018 To 11th of March 2019
@ Tarrawarra Museum Of Art | Healesville

MelbourneExhibition TarraWarra Museum of Art 24 November 2018 - 11 March 2019 CURATED BY: VICTORIA LYNN Love and intimacy are the focus of this major exhibition that pairs globally renowned artist Patricia Piccinini with important ..

Patricia Piccinini and Joy Hester: Through love ...
View Event: Rosslynd Piggott | I sense you but I cannot see you
Rosslynd Piggott | I sense you but I cannot see you
∞ 12th of April 2019 To 18th of August 2019
@ The Ian Potter Centre | Ngv Australia | Melbourne

MelbourneFree entry NGV Australia, Federation Square Level 3 12 Apr 19 – 18 Aug 19 Open 10am–5pm daily ROSSLYND PIGGOTT I SENSE YOU BUT I CANNOT SEE YOU Rosslynd Piggott is one of Australia’s leading contemporary ..

Rosslynd Piggott | I sense you but I cannot see you
View Event: Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality
Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality
∞ 24th of May 2019 To 13th of October 2019
@ Ngv International | Melbourne

MelbourneNGV International | Melbourne Winter Masterpieces Terracotta Warriors Cai Guo-Qiang In a dual presentation of Chinese art and culture past and present our Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series will present China’s a ..

Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality
View Event: The Theatre is Lying
The Theatre is Lying
∞ 15th of December 2018 To 24th of March 2019
@ Australian Centre For Contemporary Art | Southbank

MelbourneThe Theatre is Lying: The inaugural Macfarlane Commissions 15 Dec 2018–24 Mar 2019 Australian Centre for Contemporary Art ACCA is excited to announce the inaugural Macfarlane Commissions, the first in a new series of e ..

The Theatre is Lying
View Event: Trace | Group Exhibition
Trace | Group Exhibition
∞ 24th of November 2018 To 24th of February 2019
@ Bunjil Place | Community Centre | Narre Warren

MelbourneTrace Bunjil Place Gallery Saturday 24 November 2018 to Sunday 24 February 2019 10.00 am - 5.00 pm | Tuesday to Sunday Ventured into see this amazing exhibition yet? If you really love drawing, then brace yourself, cos t ..

Trace | Group Exhibition

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GALLERIES


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 is 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

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.

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



HEIDI


Museum of Modern 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.

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