- Art Melbourne 2011 takes place next month

April 25, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Art Melbourne 2011 is set to take place in the Victoria capital next month, offering visitors the chance to browse a huge selection of affordable and collectable pieces.

The event is one of the largest annual art fairs in Australia, attracting more than 15,000 people every year.

Highlights of this year's festival at the Royal Exhibition Centre include Reach, an exhibition featuring works from ten of the country's top indigenous arts facilities.

It aims to create an exchange of culture and knowledge by offering the venues an opportunity to showcase and sell some of the best pieces produced by their artists.

Among the many other displays at Art Melbourne 2011 will be Printworks, which boasts a working press and guidance from expert printmaker Basil Hall.

The fair kicks off on May 19th with a special preview party featuring complimentary drinks and entertainment. Tickets are priced at AU$50.

On the second night, Art Melbourne links up with the Melbourne International Jazz Festival for an evening of live music. It gets underway at 12:00 local time, with the music starting at 18:00.

The festival runs until May 22nd.

General admission for each day costs AU$15 in advance or AU$20 on the door.

Art enthusiasts looking for Melbourne hotels can find a wide array of cheap accommodation in the city at

More information is available at

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