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Courtney love photographed by dave lachappelle

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.

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.

Cycling the High Country


No wheels? No worries! Victoria’s compact nature lends itself to easy escapes without a car.

WSUP Geelong

12 unexpected Mother’s Day ideas

With so many activities on offer in Melbourne and regional Victoria, there is no better excuse to move away from the traditional and do something completely different this Mother’s Day.

Jurassic World The Exhibition

Jurassic World: The Exhibition world premiere

Prehistoric dinosaurs will be all but brought to life when Melbourne Museum hosts the world premier of Jurassic World: The Exhibition, based on Universal Pictures’ blockbuster film.

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.


Melbourne behind the scenes

Anyone can visit a city and grab tickets to a show, but visitors to Melbourne can take their love of arts behind-the-scenes with these quirky tours that peel back the curtain to […]

Patricia Piccinni, Monash Gallery of Art

The best of Australian photography at MGA

To mark its 25th anniversary, Monash Gallery of Art (MGA), the home of Australian photography, presents Highlights from the MGA Collection (8 May–12 July 2015).

David Bowie is

Melbourne Winter Masterpieces 2015

From rock ‘n’ roll royalty to the Golden Age of Russian nobility, this year’s Melbourne’s Winter Masterpieces celebrates cultural icons from across the ages.

Clunes Booktown Festival

Revel in the written word at Clunes Booktown Festival

The Southern Hemisphere’s only internationally recognised Booktown, Clunes, will host the Clunes Booktown Festival on the first weekend of May.

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.

Devanha lifeboat at Shrine of Remembrance credit: Susan Gordon-Brown

Commemorating the ANZACs

This year, 25 April (Anzac Day) will mark 100 years since Australian New Zealand and Allied forces first landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey. A number of exhibitions, ceremonies and events will be held across Victoria to commemorate the centenary.

Courtyard Cantina - photo Ben Healey

Feast on culture at the Immigration Museum

This February the Immigration Museum presents North South Feast West, a series of evening cantinas featuring pop up bars, music, food stalls and after-hours access to the museum.

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.