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What's on in Melbourne

It’s time to embrace the romance of winter in Melbourne. The cosmopolitan city shines with a series of blockbuster events over the coming months. Spend your days soaking up the café lifestyle, discover laneway bars, vintage stores or designer threads and seeing some great exhibitions.

Melbourne is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway or that long overdue girls getaway.

Here’s your guide to the latest events in Melbourne:


Monet’s Garden

10 May – 8 September 2013

Monet’s Garden is a stunning exhibition devoted to Claude Monet’s iconic garden at Giverny. Renowned as the ‘father of French Impressionism’, Monet was inspired by his direct experiences of nature, culminating in the ravishing depictions of his lily and flower gardens in the rural property at Giverny, northern France, that became his lifelong obsession. Step into the extraordinary this winter for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see these masterpieces in Australia, exclusive to Melbourne.


Hollywood Costume

24 Apr 2013 - 18 Aug 2013

Direct from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Hollywood Costume explores the central role costume design plays in cinema storytelling. Bringing together the most iconic costumes from a century of filmmaking, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the clothes worn by unforgettable and beloved characters in films from The Wizard of Oz (1939) to Titanic (1997) to Casino Royale (2006) and the 'little black dress' designed by Hubert De Givenchy for Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961).


King Kong

15 June - 6 October 2013

King Kong's award winning team includes the high tech animatronics specialists from Walking With Dinosaurs, American theatre and opera director Daniel Kramer, Tony-nominated writer Craig Lucas, BAFTA winner and Grammy-nominated composer Marius de Vries. A stellar cast of over 40 hand-picked Australian actors, singers, dancers and puppeteers bring the story to life amidst a sea of opulent costumes and lavish sets. Only showing in Melbourne due to the enormity of the stage production.

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