History & heritage exhibitions
Mandela My Life: The Official Exhibition
22 Sep 2018 - 3 Mar 2019, Melbourne Museum
A new world class exhibition on Nelson Mandela’s extraordinary life, curated from the extensive collections of the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
Behind the Lines 2017
28 Aug 2018 - 15 Oct 2018, Old Treasury Building
Roll up, roll up! Marvel at the political cartooning spectacle that is The Three-Ring Circus – showcasing Australian cartoonists' best takes on 2017.
For Country, for Nation
10 Aug 2018 - 7 Oct 2018, Melbourne Museum
For Country, for Nation brings to life Indigenous stories and voices through art, dance, music, objects and text.
Because of Her We Can
30 Jun 2018 - 14 Oct 2018, Melbourne Museum
This exhibition is a celebration of the contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made to our communities.
29 Aug 2018 - 27 Sep 2018, Library at The Dock
The kimono is a historical piece of Japanese clothing, which literally means 'worn object'.
Synthesizers: Sound of the Future
19 Apr 2018 - 9 Sep 2018, Grainger Museum
Synthesizers: Sound of the Future tells the story of the Grainger Museum and how it became an incubator for electronic music in the late 1960s.
Dark Room Exhibition
14 Jul 2018 - 31 Dec 2018, Victoria Police Museum
Dark Room features images, stories and objects from the Victorian Police Museum's mysterious Crime Photography archive.
Gold Rush: 20 Objects, 20 Stories
8 Jun 2018 - 26 May 2019, Old Treasury Building
An exhibition presenting the turbulent tale of Victoria's gold rush through the individual stories of 20 objects.
Australian Music Vault
19 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2018, Arts Centre Melbourne
The Australian Music Vault is a celebration of the Australian contemporary music story.