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Christian Dior Eugenie dress, autumn−winter 1948 haute couture collection © Willy Maywald/ADAGP, Paris. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

Art, culture and couture in Melbourne

This year, Dior, Van Gogh and Aardman lead a stellar line up of arts events in Melbourne, cementing the city’s reputation as a number one destination for fashion, arts and culture.

Lost Ones Gallery

10 reasons to visit Ballarat

Host of the upcoming White Night Ballarat festival, this golden city is as rich in arts and culture, craft beers, food and wine, festivals and events as it is in its history and heritage.

Cruise Ships Melbourne

Cruising into Melbourne

Ideas for day-stop cruise passengers – how to capture the essence of Melbourne in just 12 hours.

Bendigo Art Gallery

Victoria’s first Regional Centre for Culture program to launch

Central Victoria will welcome the state’s first ever Regional Centre for Culture program in 2018.

Purple Rain

A White Night Melbourne weekend

The all-night extravaganza that is White Night Melbourne is the perfect excuse to stay a little longer and experience the best of what Melbourne has to offer.

Sea Dragon's Lair

White Night highlights for Melbourne and Ballarat

White Night Melbourne will return to the streets, laneways and gardens of the city centre from dusk till dawn on Saturday 18 February, 2017 and the inaugural White Night Ballarat will follow on Saturday 4 March, 2017 in the regional hub just an hour and a half from Melbourne. Here are some of the highlights.

Christian Dior hat from the Raout silhouette, spring−summer 1956 haute couture collection, Fleche line © Henry Clarke, Musée Galliera. ADAGP, Paris. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney

House of Dior comes to Melbourne

The National Gallery of Victoria will present the never-before-seen exhibition The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture at NGV International in August 2017.

The Grampians

A new Grampians Music Festival

Victoria will welcome a new music festival with the launch of the inaugural Grampians Music Festival in February.

moonlight cinema

The movies are moving outdoors

Victoria is showcasing a fantastic selection of new and old outdoor cinema experiences this summer.

Wallace & Gromit and friends: The magic of Aardman at ACMI

ACMI presents: Wallace & Gromit and friends

In an Australian exclusive, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image will present Wallace & Gromit and friends: The magic of Aardman as part of Victoria’s annual Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series.

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17 new reasons to visit Victoria in 2017

The world’s most liveable city will welcome a host of new attractions, events and experiences in 2017.

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Melbourne Music Week

As part of Melbourne Music Week, the MCG will transform into a mini music festival on Sunday 13 November

drag queen christina andrews - matto lucas photography

Life’s a drag in Melbourne

In Melbourne, visitors can embrace their inner diva, and check out one of the city’s best drag shows.

Entomology collection - Benjamin healley

Bugs, books and bones: behind the scenes at Melbourne Museum

Melbourne Museum will open the doors on its 17-million-object collection, with some never-before-seen items on display.

Melbourne Cup Day 2015

Melbourne abuzz with spring events

Melbourne’s events calendar never rests. As the weather warms up, the city gets set to welcome a bevy of world class events.

the butterfly club

Uncovering Melbourne’s ‘off Broadway’

Melbourne’s theatrical scene is coming up roses, with a recent report showing the city’s six major historic theatres, dubbed the ‘East End’, contributed more than two-thirds of a billion dollars […]