Public Art of Melbourne


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.

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View Event: 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 fibr ..

View Event: 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 spir ..

View Event: 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 she' ..

View Event: Cow Up a Tree
Cow Up a Tree
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 world-renowne ..

View Event: 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 art ..

View Event: 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 uniqu ..

View Event: 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 new ..

View Event: 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 ..

View Event: 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 street ..

View Event: 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 " ..

View Event: 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 lanew ..

View Event: 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 A ..

View Event: 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 ..

View Event: 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 d ..

View Event: 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 ..

View Event: 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 Southb ..

View Event: 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 ..

View Event: 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 Joseph ..

View Event: 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 Joseph ..

View Event: 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 n ..

View Event: 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 ..

View Event: 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 st ..

View Event: 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 large-scal ..

View Event: What Happened To?
What Happened To?
Melbourne
An over-view of the most commonly asked: What Happened To?.. Things that we came to know and love, but then moved on with the hands of time. By the way, if you have one, then ask away below... ..

View Event: 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 beac ..






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