Melbourne for Art Lovers
Collected by Danielle Walsh , AFAR Contributor
With lots of museums, a plethora of galleries, and city-sanctioned street art, Melbourne is a paradise for art lovers.
Melbourne VIC, Australia
111 Sturt St, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia
ACCA is not only Melbourne’s leading contemporary art gallery, but it is one of the city’s most recognizable buildings, with its imposing rust-red structure designed by Australian architects Wood Marsh. The not-for-profit space exhibits...
9 Hosier Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Aerosol-wielding artistsfrom around the world have lefttheir mark on Melbourne. HosierLane, declared a “graffiti tolerancezone” by the city council, containsthe area’s densest collectionof spray-painted masterpieces. —Chris Baty This appeared in...
Union Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Encouraged - nay, endorsed - by the city council, Melbourne has some of the coolest street art you'll see around and definitely the best in Australia. Grab a copy of the free laneways map and if you're lucky you'll get to see some street artists...
Federation Square, Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Australian Centre for the Moving Image might sound stuffy, but this one-of-a-kind museum is sure to enthrall and delight. Centrally located in Federation Square, ACMI pays homage to Australian cinema, TV and digital culture, with a vibrant...
180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3006, Australia
Stroll the laneways or visit one of the many museums; Melbourne is the city for art lovers. The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is Melbourne’s most well-known art gallery. It has a free permanent collection and regularly hosts major...
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