Melbourne :: Bohemian Melbourne

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Artist, rebel, hippie, hipster?

Revealing Melbourne’s enduring counter-cultures, Bohemian Melbourne celebrates a who’s who of creative free spirits through their art and the bohemian legacy that has shaped the character of this city.

The exhibition shines a light on Melbourne’s cultural bohemians from 1860 to today, tracing individuals who have pushed against convention in their lives and art, from Marcus Clarke, Albert Tucker and Mirka Mora to Barry Humphries, Vali Myers and Nick Cave.

Venture into history’s backstreets and smoky salons to discover the stories of the daring poets, artists, visionaries, rebels and rock stars who changed Melbourne forever.

The exhibition is accompanied by a summer program of live music, film screenings, art workshops, walking tours, talks and pop-up performance.

Where: Keith Murdoch Gallery, State Library Victoria
When: now until February 22, 10am – 5pm daily (9pm on Thursday’s)
Cost: Free!

For further details please visit: www.slv.vic.gov.au

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