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Published September 5th 2012
Melbourne's cutting-edge art, see for free at iconic ACCA
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, or ACCA, is a rusty steel building in which the sight of it would stay in your memory forever. Packed in the lot with the dynamic architecture are a folding bright yellow sculpture, a gym, art classes, and a park. In the newer neighborhood of Southbank, ACCA has been transforming the art scene through a series of significant art showings, open for free to the public.
Having the art department of the University of Melbourne as a neighbour, Southbank is now a major art precinct. Designed by a local architect, Wood Marsh, the iconic building is an art gallery, exhibiting the latest and most cutting-edge work by living artists from around the world.
Hosted art exhibition takes five turns a year. The grand architecture and the works of art are already worthwhile to visit, but the centre hosts special events on Wednesday nights. Whether it's a drawing class or a free music event, something enticing is going on. Check out the official website for the event list, and mark your calendar. Those events are free to attend unless the cover is listed.