Public Art of Melbourne

Public Art of Melbourne - Exhibition | Expo & Show What's On - Index
Melbourne has some of the most unique public art of any city in the world. From the statue of LaTrobe standing on his head, Cow In A Tree to Ribcage and Cheesestick.


North East Art Trail
North East Art Trail
Benalla
Victoria's North East Art Trail takes in silos and art exhibitions in an area covering some of Victoria's favourite towns. Take a road of discovery on the North East Art Trail, where you will...

A History Apparatus - Vessel Craft and Beacon
A History Apparatus - Vessel Craft and Beacon
Russell Street Melbourne
The wonderful sculpture by Chris Reynolds has sat on the median strip of Russell St since 1994. A History Apparatus - Vessel, Craft and Beacon. Designer: Chris Reynolds Year: 1993 Steel and...

Adam Stone: Fallen Fruit
Adam Stone: Fallen Fruit
Corner Rose St and Brunswick St Fitzroy
The artwork Fallen Fruit by artist Adam Stone features a peeled banana with a skull face located on Rose Street in Fitzroy. Fallen Fruit by Adam Stone uses iconography, symbolism and narrative to...

Bunjil
Bunjil
Wurundjeri Way Docklands
Bunjil is a well known (and loved) 25-metre eagle sculpture in Docklands. The sculpture by Bruce Armstrong is a Docklands landmark (2002), was inspired by Bunjil, the eaglehawk regarded as the...

Charlotte Allingham: Always was, always will be Aboriginal land
Charlotte Allingham: Always was, always will be Aboriginal land
Melbourne
On January 26, 2018 something unusual happened to Melbourne illustrator Charlotte Allingham. Her phone exploded with social media notifications, all directing her to a sea of the same image - one...

Cow Up a Tree | Sculpture
Cow Up a Tree | Sculpture
Docklands
Cow up a tree by John Kelly is a wonderful public sculpture located at Melbourne's Docklands. Cow up a Tree is a sculpture that has been exhibited on a famous Parisian boulevard, at a...

Darebin Public Art Discovery Map
Darebin Public Art Discovery Map
Northcote
The City of Darebin is home to an extensive public art collection enhancing the urban landscape. If you would like to find out more, download the Darebin Public Art Discovery Map. In 1996...

Degraves Street Subway | Campbell Arcade
Degraves Street Subway | Campbell Arcade
260 Flinders Street Melbourne
The Degraves Subway is a handy little way to access the city from Flinder Street Station Also known as Campbell Arcade, Degraves Street Subway was built to provide a subway exit from Flinders...

Fitzroy Faces
Fitzroy Faces
142 Cecil St Fitzroy
Fitzroy Faces is a community focused project featuring some of Australia's most talented street artists who came together to paint a mammoth 50-metre wall in the street art hub of Fitzroy. The...

Hosier Lane
Hosier Lane
Hosier Lane Melbourne
Hosier Lane is Melbourne's most iconic Street Art lane way and is one of the main tourist attractions in Melbourne. Melbourne is known as one of the world's great street art capitals for its...

Light Buoys | Docklands Sculpture
Light Buoys | Docklands Sculpture
Yarra's Edge Melbourne
A science fiction-inspired sculpture in Docklands' precinct Yarra's Edge. As the winter chill subsides, visit Mirvac's Yarra's Edge and take a walk along the riverbank to gaze upon Melbourne's...

Ling: Crushed Can
Ling: Crushed Can
Wills St Melbourne
Crushed Can by artist Ling is part of a major street art exhibition launched in Melbourne's lanes for the 2022 summer. The crushed can is located in Wills St, which runs between A'Beckett St and...

Lushsux | Street Art
Lushsux | Street Art
Melbourne
Lushsux is a street artist from Melbourne. As his stage name suggests Lush plays with his own image. He can be seen as the ultimate anti graffiti hero. His work is raw, impressive, extreme and...

Melbourne Graffiti
Melbourne Graffiti
Melbourne
Australia's largest online collection of street art photos and related media. The site contains over 4,000 high quality photos of Australian and world wide graffiti on trains, walls and in the...

Melbourne International Gateway
Melbourne International Gateway
Melbourne
Travelling on the CityLink motorway you will pass under 39 large red poles and an enormous yellow pillar tilted over the traffic below. The 70-metre yellow steel beam and the accompanying 39 red...

Melbourne Laneways
Melbourne Laneways
Melbourne
Melbourne Laneways are known worldwide for a rich art culture, one-off boutiques, unique galleries, tiny cafes and hidden bars. No trip to Melbourne is complete without a visit to Melbourne's...

Melbourne Sculptures | Historical & Political
Melbourne Sculptures | Historical & Political
Melbourne
Melbourne has an impressive number of statues and sculptures that are on public display throughout the city, with themes ranging from historical and religious icons to playful statues that represent...

Melbourne Sculptures | Sporting Heroes
Melbourne Sculptures | Sporting Heroes
Melbourne
Melbourne has long had an infatuation with Australian sporting culture, and it's a passion that's mirrored throughout our city by the statues and sculptures of our many sporting greats.. some of whom...

Melbourne Sculptures | War Heroes & Memorials
Melbourne Sculptures | War Heroes & Memorials
Melbourne
Melbourne takes great pride in the soldiers who have fought for our country, and nothing shows this more than the grandeur of the Shrine of Remembrance. Reflecting the honour and courage that was...

Melbourne Street Art 86
Melbourne Street Art 86
Melbourne
Melbourne's 86 tram route as a giant open air gallery of street art. Melbourne, Australia is internationally known for its street art and its trams. Melbourne Street Art 86 imagines Melbourne's 86...

Melbourne Street Art Locations
Melbourne Street Art Locations
Melbourne
Melbourne has become the street art capital of the world, known for its unique art on display throughout the city and suburbs.​​ From quirky street art in the burbs, to vaults in...

Melbourne Street Art Walks
Melbourne Street Art Walks
Melbourne
How good is this City of Melbourne: Melbourne Street Art Walks. Trust the city of Melbourne to give us an easy way of finding the best art walks Hover your mouse over the walk and the map...

Queen Bee @ Eureka Tower
Queen Bee @ Eureka Tower
Riverside Quay, Southbank
A must see when in Southbank is the Bee Colony artwork on the side of the Eureka Tower. The Queen Bee was developed by Richard Stringer for a series of studio works in 2003-04. Nonda Katsalidis...

Raising the Rattler Pole - The Last of the Connie's
Raising the Rattler Pole - The Last of the Connie's
corner Spencer Street and Flinders Street Melbourne
Raising the Rattler Pole - The Last of the Connies, a public artwork by David Michael Bell, is a theatrical tribute to one of Melbourne's iconic heroes - the W-class 'rattler' tram. Positioned on...

Silo Art Trail
Silo Art Trail
Rupanyup
Silo Art Trail is Australia's largest outdoor gallery stretching over 200 kilometres, linking Brim with neighbouring towns Lascelles, Patchewollock, Rosebery, Rupanyup and Sheep Hills. Providing...

Statue : Charles La Trobe - Charles Robb
Statue : Charles La Trobe - Charles Robb
Science Drive Bundoora
There are two statues of Charles La Trobe in Melbourne, this one by Charles Robb at La Trobe University in Bundoora and Charles La Trobe by Peter Corlett @ State Library of Victoria. Charles...

Statue : Charles La Trobe - Peter Corlett
Statue : Charles La Trobe - Peter Corlett
Melbourne
There are two statues of Charles La Trobe in Melbourne, this one by Peter Corlett @ State Library of Victoria and Charles La Trobe by Charles Robb at La Trobe University in Bundoora. Charles...

Statue: Molly Meldrum
Statue: Molly Meldrum
Richmond
A statue of Ian (Molly) Meldrum by Louis Lauman was unveiled on September 25, 2018. The statue, by Yarraville sculptor Louis Laumen, is situated behind the Corner Hotel in Richmond, overlooking a...

Statue: Peter Norman
Statue: Peter Norman
South Melbourne
50 years after playing a key role in one of the most iconic sporting moments of the 20th century, the late Australian sprinter and human rights advocate Peter Norman will be honoured with a statue in...

The Wall | Kings Way Street Art
The Wall | Kings Way Street Art
Melbourne
In the greatest meeting of matter and anti-matter since the two Kirks faced off in Star Trek, the anti-graffiti Doyle and the pro-graffiti Doyle came face to face for the launch of a major piece of...

Upper West Side | Street Art Precinct
Upper West Side | Street Art Precinct
corner of Little Bourke Street and Spencer Street Melbourne
Melbourne's newest street art precinct was unveiled in December 2017, featuring six of Australia's leading artists. An old power station at Spencer and Little Bourke streets now features...

Wacky Art Tour of Melbourne
Wacky Art Tour of Melbourne
Melbourne
Melbourne has a long, rich history of producing world class art, artists and it's fair share of whacky art. A fabulous array of Wacky Art awaits all. Yellow Peril - VAULT by Ron...

What happened to | Where is?
What happened to | Where is?
Melbourne
Commonly asked: What happened to or Where is it now ? Things that we came to know and love, but then moved with the hands of time. By the way: if you want to know where something is, then ask...

Within Three Worlds
Within Three Worlds
Princes Park, Carlton North
Bronze sculpture by Loretta Quinn 1995 | Princes Park, North Carlton Angela Jane Esdaile was 24 years old when she died of acute asthma in December 1993, while walking with friends along Rye...



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