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Regional Victoria’s artistic coup

Regional Victorian galleries are set to present exhibitions that will not only make Victoria proud – but would be heralded as artistic coups anywhere in the world.

ISEAL Victoria University, Footscray

Open House celebrates 10 years

For 10 years, locals and visitors alike have been taking a behind-the-scenes look at some of Melbourne’s most interesting, iconic and eye-catching buildings, at the annual Open House Melbourne Weekend.

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Geelong’s Scarf Festival

More than 300 unique, masterful, weird and wonderful scarves will be on display at the National Wool Museum, Geelong during the annual Scarf Festival.

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YIRRAMBOI Festival

A ground-breaking celebration of Aboriginal culture and indigenous arts.

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Design Week hits Melbourne

The inaugural Melbourne Design Week will showcase the value of design in Victoria and will feature local and international design innovators.

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.

Toni Maticevski Doona Dresses Photo: Georges Antoni

Toni Maticevski at Bendigo Art Gallery

In a world first, Bendigo Art Gallery will present Dark Wonderland, showcasing the much-celebrated twenty-year career of renowned Australian fashion designer Toni Maticevski.

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An insider’s guide to… A dog’s life in Melbourne

Casper, the two-year-old Golden Retriever (aka @casper_the_goldie), one of Melbourne’s most popular canine social media influencers, sniffs out his top things to do in Melbourne.

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A fashion fusion: VAMFF 2016

Australia’s largest and longest running consumer-facing fashion event, the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival is set to rock the socks off fashionistas all over town when it returns for its 20th incarnation.

Sam Abbott, Briagolong Open Studios

Following the artists’ trail

Artist trails and open studio events throughout regional Victoria enable art-aficionados to gain an insight into the world beyond the finished product.

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MPavilion returns to Melbourne

MPavilion returns to Melbourne in October, this year designed by AL_A, the studio of Stirling Prize–winning architect Amanda Levete.

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Great Victorian art galleries

Art in regional Victoria rivals that of the state’s capital and with blockbuster exhibitions and new gallery openings, there is plenty going on to attract and inspire.

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Walupka Woka ride at Winton Wetlands

A one off discovery tour of the wetlands, the Walupka Woka Ride, will give cyclists the rare opportunity to explore North East Victoria with the Yorta Yorta people.

Maldives Exodus Caravan Show at Art+Climate=Change 2015

Art+Climate=Change 2015

The arts, culture, and environment intersect in the upcoming climate change festival, Arts+Climate=Change 2015.

Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka

Eat. Stay. Play. Ballarat

Ballarat will play host to a range of events as part of the inaugural Goldfield’s Heritage Month (18 April – 31 May). There is loads on offer in this regional hub year round.

Antarctica: A Year On Ice, at ACMI

Poles Apart – at ACMI

The Arctic and the Antarctic have never looked more magnificent or precarious than in Poles Apart, at ACMI this month.