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    Now Open: The Largest and Most-Complete Tyrannosaurus Rex Fossil Ever Seen in Australia Is on Display in Melbourne

    You've got until October to check out the skeleton of a T. rex fittingly called Victoria, which features 199 bones and measures more than 12 metres in length, at Melbourne Museum.

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    Now Open: A Stunning Alphonse Mucha Exhibition Is Filling the Art Gallery of New South Wales with Art Nouveau Works

    More than 200 pieces from the  Czech-born artist have hit Australia as part of the most-comprehensive showcase of his work that the country has ever seen.

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    Laura Jones Has Just Picked Up the 2024 Archibald Prize for Her Portrait of Author Tim Winton

    This is just the 14th time that a woman has taken home the prestigious accolade — and the fourth time that the Greater Western Sydney-based artist has been a finalist.

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    A Huge René Magritte Exhibition Is Coming to Australia as Part of the 2024–25 Sydney International Art Series

    As well as a showcase of works by the Belgian surrealist, Sydney International Art Series 2024–25 will feature Cao Fei and Julie Mehretu exhibitions.

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    Matt Adnate's Portrait of Baker Boy Just Won the Archibald Packing Room Prize Among 2024's Finalists

    This year's fellow Archibald Prize contenders include portraits of Jacob Elordi, Tony Armstrong, Chloé Hayden and Jaguar Jonze.

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    The Titanic Story Will Go on at This Big Exhibition with 200 Artefacts That's Coming to Australia

    After displaying in the US and UK, 'Titanic. The Human Story' will make its Aussie debut in Brisbane from July.

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    Spectacular Autumn Events For Culture Vultures Seeking Their Next Fix

    Make sure you add these must-do events to your Sydney culture calendar.

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    This World-First Australian Lego 'Star Wars' Exhibition Will Recreate a Galaxy Far, Far Away with Eight-Million Bricks

    The force is strong with this one — the Lego-building force, that is, with the largest collection of life-sized Lego 'Star Wars' models ever hitting Australia in 2025.

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    Indigenous Artist Archie Moore Just Became the First Australian to Win the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale

    The First Nations talent's winning exhibition 'kith and kin' is a hand-drawn genealogical chart that spans back 65,000 years.

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    Meet Naala Badu: The Art Gallery of NSW Has Finally Named Its $344-Million Extension That Opened in Late 2022

    AGNSW's original building, which boasts a sandstone facade dating back to the 19th century, also has a new moniker: Naala Nura.

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    Australia's Biggest-Ever Yayoi Kusama Retrospective Is Coming to the NGV with a Brand-New Infinity Mirror Room

    Summer 2024–25 in Melbourne means dots, pumpkins, a world-premiere mirror room and 180-plus Yayoi Kusama works.

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    One of the Biggest and Most-Complete Tyrannosaurus Rex Fossils in the World Is Coming to Australia

    This interactive exhibition features the skeleton of a T. rex called Victoria — and, fittingly, it'll be on display at Melbourne Museum.

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    Immersive Installation 'Fire Gardens' Is Returning to Australia This Winter to Light Up Illuminate Adelaide 2024

    The Adelaide Botanic Garden will be transformed into a garden of fire for the city's annual midyear arts festival.

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    An Interactive Multi-Sensory Experience That's All About Making You Feel Happy Is Coming to Australia

    Heading Down Under from London, Dopamine Land features ball pits, mirror rooms and pillow fights — and it'll enjoy its Aussie debut in Brisbane.

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    'Dark Spectrum' Is Returning to Vivid to Turn Wynyard's Railway Tunnels Into a Lit-Up Labyrinth for a Second Year

    This year, the one-kilometre trail will feature eight chambers, 300 lasers and strobe lights, 500 lanterns, 250 search lights and 700 illuminated arrows.

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    From the 'Mona Lisa' to 'Codex Atlanticus': A Look Inside The Lume's Multi-Sensory Leonardo da Vinci Exhibition

    The only 360-degree exact replica of the world's most-famous enigmatic portrait, da Vinci's notebook pages, 40 of his machine inventions brought to life: they're all on display.

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    ACMI's World-Premiere 'Beings' Exhibition Will Feature Installations That Respond Differently to Every Visitor

    The playful winter 2024 showcase explores the work of art and design collective Universal Everything, featuring 13 pieces from its 20-year career.

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    Original Pages From Leonardo da Vinci's 'Codex Atlanticus' Are Set to Display in Australia for the First Time

    Penned by the artist and inventor, the priceless sheets will be on display at The Lume in Melbourne as part of its immersive da Vinci exhibition.

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    A Big Art and Fashion Exhibition Dedicated to Paris in the Belle Époque Period Is Coming to Australia

    We've found your next reason to plan a trip to Bendigo Art Gallery: 'Paris: Impressions of Life 1880–1925'.

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    The Art Gallery of New South Wales Is Bringing a Huge Alphonse Mucha Exhibition to Australia

    AGNSW's exclusive winter showcase will focus on the  Czech-born artist — and it has unveiled the rest of its 2024 lineup, too.

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    A Heap of Huge Australian Art Events Have Teamed Up to Create the Country's First Art Grand Tour

    The Biennale of Sydney, Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art and more want you to make stunning exhibitions your next reason for a getaway — or to play tourist in your own town.

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    Hello 'Mona Lisa': The Lume's Next Massive Multi-Sensory Exhibition Is Dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci

    From March, Australia's permanent digital-only art gallery will showcase the artist and inventor's works in its immersive style.

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    'Italian Renaissance Alive' Is the Next Multi-Sensory Exhibition That'll Give You an Immersive Art Experience

    You've walked through van Gogh's work, then art by Monet and his impressionist contemporaries — now it's time to wander through pieces by Michelangelo, da Vinci, Botticelli and Caravaggio.

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    Louise Bourgeois' World-Famous Spider Sculpture 'Maman' Has Arrived in Australia for the First Time

    The iconic nine-metre-high piece is on display on the Art Gallery of NSW forecourt as part of Australia's largest-ever Louise Bourgeois exhibition.

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    One of Yayoi Kusama's Giant Pumpkins Is Taking Up Permanent Residence in an Australian Sculpture Park

    Victoria's Pt Leo Estate is adding one of the Japanese artist's three-metre-wide gourds to a collection that already includes Jaume Plensa, KAWS, Inge King and Reko Rennie.

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    Cute Shit: Japan's Pastel-Hued Kawaii Poop Museum Experience Is Coming to Australia This Summer

    Melbourne is about to be filled with "max unko kawaii" — the maximum cuteness of poop.

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    Spencer Tunick Will Close Brisbane's Story Bridge to Fill It with Nudes for a New Photography Work in 2024

    The New York-based artist is staging one shoot in the River City in November 2023, and will return again for a larger-scale piece in October 2024.

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    The Biennale of Sydney Has Revealed Its Artists, Venues and First Events for 2024's 'Ten Thousand Suns' Edition

    Here's what you'll be seeing, and where, at next year's three-month-long art celebration across Sydney.

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    From Fairy Tales to Iris van Herpen and APT11: GOMA and Queensland Art Gallery's 2024 Program Is Here

    Works by Judy Watson will also display in South Brisbane next year, while GOMA's Australian Cinémathèque will run a season on mad science films.

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    The King of All Titanic Exhibitions Is Dropping Anchor in Australia with 200-Plus Artefacts

    Coming to Melbourne Museum after selling out its Paris season, the extensive exhibition features items recovered from the ship's wreck site.

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    Sydney's Huge 'Ramses & the Gold of the Pharaohs' Exhibition Will Feature the Sarcophagus of Ramses II

    The royal coffin rarely leaves Egypt, but it has been given permission to travel Down Under to display at the Australian Museum.

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    Marvel's Huge New Exhibition Celebrates the Company's 85-Year History — and It's World-Premiering in NZ

    If you want to check out 'Marvel: Earth's Mightiest Exhibition', you'll need to head to Wellington.

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    White Bay Power Station Will Open to the Public for the First Time in Over 100 Years as Part of the Biennale of Sydney

    The historic power station has been transformed into an artistic, cultural and community hub which will reopen as part of the Biennale in March next year.

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    GOMA's Enchanting Summer 'Fairy Tales' Exhibition Will Let You Wander Around a Twisted Indoor Forest

    The stunning showcase will also feature one of David Bowie's 'Labyrinth' costumes, 3000 genetically modified blooms by Patricia Piccinini and a heap of fairy tale movies.

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    Artist Spencer Tunick Is Returning to Australia for a New Nude Photography Work Along the Brisbane River

    As part of the Queensland capital's MELT festival, the New York-based artist will celebrate diversity with a new series of nude photography installations called 'TIDE'.

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    'Pharaoh' Is the Blockbuster NGV Exhibition That's Bringing 500-Plus Ancient Egyptian Works to Australia in 2024

    Covering the time of Tutankhamun, Ramses II, Nefertari, Khufu and even Alexander the Great, this impressive showcase features pieces from the British Museum.

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    An Amy Winehouse Exhibition Focusing on the Singer's Early Career Is Coming to Australia This Spring

    Charles Moriarty was asked to photograph 19-year-old Winehouse before she was a star, then shot the cover art for her first record 'Frank'.

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    A Spectacular World-Premiere Experimental Digital Exhibition About Nature Is Taking Over Melbourne's ACMI

    Art collective Marshmallow Laser Feast will unveil 'Works of Nature', which features five major pieces that muse on the natural world.

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    BBC Earth Is Bringing a Spectacular Immersive Experience with Narration by David Attenborough to Australia

    Melbourne will become only the second city in the world to host the 360-degree walk-through audiovisual event, which draws upon footage from 'Seven Worlds, One Planet'.

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    Louise Bourgeois' World-Famous Spider Sculpture 'Maman' Is Coming to Australia for the First Time

    The iconic nine-metre-high, ten-metre-wide piece will be on display during the 2023–24 Sydney International Art Series.

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    Mighty Exhibition 'Behind The Boosh' Is Touring Its Peek Into the Comedy Troupe's History Down Under

    As well as playing Bollo the Gorilla, Dave Brown has snapped 20 years of 'The Mighty Boosh' antics — and you can take a look.

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