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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.

casper the goldie

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.


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.


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.

The Convent - Daylesford

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.

Winton North Road, Winton Wetlands

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.

Wall To Wall

Street Art to transform the face of regional Victorian town

Street artists from around the country will descend on the town turning Benalla into an outdoor urban contemporary art gallery for one weekend.

Andy Warhol Exhibit, Jewish Museum of Australia

Dinner, inspired by Andy Warhol

The Jewish Museum of Australia is hosting an Andy Warhol-inspired dining event (11 and 12 March 2015) to celebrate its blockbuster exhibition, Andy Warhol’s Jewish Geniuses, and contemporary art response, Warhol Now.

Stinger in the sun

World’s best wildlife photos on display in Geelong

See the 100 award-winning images in the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, on show at the National Wool Museum in Geelong until 1st March.

White Night Melbourne Wonderland credit -  John Gollings

White Night returns to Melbourne in 2015

White Night Melbourne, Australia’s most celebrated cultural event, returns for one night only on Saturday 21 February 2015, featuring local, national and international artists and works from Australia and around the world.