Melbourne Art

Art in Melbourne


Home to Chloe, Heidelberg, Street Art and Yellow Peril

World renowned names synonymous with art: Sidney Nolan, John Brack, Arthur Streeton, Walter Withers, Tom Roberts, Frederick McCubbin and Charles Conder.
 
Melbourne is home to iconic art: Street Art, Collins Street 5 pm, HOTEL, Cow Up a Tree, Heide, Vault and Melbourne International Gateway.

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, boasting over 100 galleries ranging from large public institutions to small independent galleries and artist cooperatives.
 
  • Art = paintings, drawings, statues, sculpture, street art, graffitti
  • Galleries = public, private, independent, street,
  • Streets = public access, lanes, spaces
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GALLERIES

See below for Featured Art exhibitions in Melbourne

FEATURED EXHIBITIONS


View Event: 9 by 5 Exhibition
9 by 5 Exhibition
Gallery One | Walker Street Gallery Opening Thursday 29 November, 6.30pm-8.30pm Continuing to Thursday 20 December, 5pm 9 by 5 Exhibition has become a nationally recognised event that celebrates diversity within the arts community. This lo..
Gallery: Walker Street Gallery And Arts Centre
Melbourne
View Event: Albert Tucker: Meditation on Bone
Albert Tucker: Meditation on Bone
MEDITATION ON A BONE - ALBERT TUCKER | BEYOND THE MODERN For this exhibition, artist and curator Glenn Barkley has mined Albert Tucker’s library and archive to explore how Tucker’s fascination with art of the past and other cultures informed..
Gallery: Heide | Museum Of Modern Art
Melbourne
View Event: Alicia Frankovich: Exoplanets
Alicia Frankovich: Exoplanets
6 October – 15 December 2018 Curator: Hannah Mathews Against the backdrop of new technologies, the critique of human actions in the Anthropocene epoch and the notion of a present that is increasingly determined by both the past and the future..
Gallery: Monash University Museum Of Art
Melbourne
View Event: Analogue art in a digital world
Analogue art in a digital world
7 Dec - 19 Jan 2019 Group exhibition RMIT Gallery Free Curators: Sam Leach and Tony Lloyd Analogue art in a digital world presents a survey of contemporary artists who use the analogue practices of painting and drawing to create artw..
Gallery: Rmit Gallery
Melbourne
View Event: Analogue art in a digital world
Analogue art in a digital world
Analogue art in a digital world 07 DEC 2018-19 JAN 2019 RMIT GALLERY, CITY CAMPUS The exhibition will reveal how artists are finding new content in digital media and how technology has altered the nature of analogue art practices. How do a..
Gallery: Rmit Gallery
Melbourne
View Event: Art From The Heart | Slavic Welfare Association
Art From The Heart | Slavic Welfare Association
EXHIBITION ART FROM THE HEART - SLAVIC WELFARE ASSOCIATION 5TH DECEMBER - 11TH DECEMBER 2018 OPENING: SATURDAY 8TH DECEMBER 2018 AT 5:30PM VIEWING UNTIL: TUESDAY 11TH DECEMBER 2018 1:00PM The Slavic Welfare Association Inc. works with mem..
Gallery: Victorian Artists Society
Melbourne
View Event: ArtVo | Trick Art - Open
ArtVo | Trick Art - Open
Open 7 days a week Sun-Thurs 10am-6pm | Fri-Sat 10am-11.30pm 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 ..
Gallery: Artvo | Trick Art Museum
Melbourne
View Event: Baldessin | Whiteley
Baldessin | Whiteley
NGV AUSTRALIA, FEDERATION SQUARE GROUND LEVEL 31 AUG 18 - 28 JAN 19 OPEN 10AM-5PM DAILY George Baldessin and Brett Whiteley were born in the same year - 1939 - and in the 1960s and 1970s experienced meteoric success in their respective citie..
Gallery: The Ian Potter Centre | Ngv Australia
Melbourne
View Event: Blak to the Future
Blak to the Future
BLAK TO THE FUTURE FREE ENTRY NGV AUSTRALIA, FEDERATION SQUARE LEVEL 3, INDIGENOUS ART 3 NOV 18 – 14 JUL 19 OPEN 10AM–5PM DAILY Blak to the Future celebrates Indigenous art in Australia. It looks at major artists across time ..
Gallery: The Ian Potter Centre | Ngv Australia
Melbourne
View Event: Brendan Huntley | Sky Light Mind
Brendan Huntley | Sky Light Mind
10 November 2018 - 15 December 2018 BRENDAN HUNTLEY Sky light mind Brendan Huntley’s new body of work, Sky Light Mind, is strongly influenced by, as Huntley puts it “the natural light and crazy vibrant colours of the West Coast” he exp..
Gallery: Tolarno Galleries
Melbourne
View Event: Callum Morton | Valhalla
Callum Morton | Valhalla
This is a permanent outdoor installation Callum Morton's awe inspiring installation Valhalla has been given a permanent home at TarraWarra Museum of Art. Originally created for the 52nd Venice Biennale (La Biennale di Venezia) in 2007, the wor..
Gallery: Tarrawarra Museum Of Art
Melbourne
View Event: Carme Pinós | Exhibition
Carme Pinós | Exhibition
Estudio Carme Pinós Exhibition Tuesday 9 Oct 2018 - Thursday 20 Dec 2018 Architecture and Planning Library windows, Ground Floor Foyer, Melbourne School of Design The exhibition provides an insight into the work of the Barcelona-based arc..
Gallery: Melbourne School Of Design (msd)
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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