Ian Potter Museum of Art presents The Score A cross-disciplinary exhibition of visual art, dance, music and vocal performance

28 June

The Ian Potter Museum of Art at The University of Melbourne will present the cross-discliplinary exhibition, The Score, which will span all three floors of the museum from Tuesday 1 August to Sunday 5 November. The exhibition is presented in association with Melbourne Festival (5 October – 22 October). The Score explores musical notation as […]

Experimenta Make Sense: International Triennial of Media Art

27 June

Become submerged inside a breaking wave, step into the shoes of a stranger using VR goggles or explore the body’s adaptions to sensory deprivation and extreme isolation when Experimenta Make Sense: International Triennial of Media Art launches in Melbourne this October. A challenge for 21st century humanity is that “we have Paleolithic emotions, medieval institutions […]

Jazz luminary Paul Grabowsky in solo show at Hawthorn Arts Centre

27 June

Paul Grabowsky AO, one of the most distinguished figures in Australian music, will perform a special solo show at Hawthorn Arts Centre on Sunday 30 July. The awardwinning jazz luminary will draw from years of repertoire, featuring original material as well as his arrangements of classic jazz and pop standards. 2017 has seen Paul collaborate […]

Dark Contrasts reveals darker side of contemporary collage

27 June

Town Hall Gallery’s winter exhibition Dark Contrasts explores the principles of collage in new and exciting ways. With a focus on seven Australian artists who are drawn to darker imagery in their works, the exhibition delves into textiles, photography and printmaking along with more traditional forms of cut-and-paste paper collage. The exhibition features artists Paul […]

Linden New Art presents Border Lines, an exhibition of artworks from Papulankutja, Warakurna and the Tjanpi Desert Weavers

21 June

  11 August – 24 September 2017 Linden New Art presents Border Lines, an exhibition that will bring together artworks from the Papulankutja and Warakurna communities with sculptures by the Tjanpi Desert Weavers. With a focus on country, these works represent the lives of artists from the remote communities living near the tri-state border of Western […]

Desirelines

Acclaimed performance Desirelines comes to Melbourne for first time

15 June

MEDIA RELEASE Acclaimed performance Desirelines comes to Melbourne for first time 26 and 27 July Dance, live music and digital animation collide in Desirelines, the electric chamber ballet by Collusion. The original concept by Benjamin Greaves arrives at Hawthorn Arts Centre on 26 and 27 July, with stainless steel tracks set to transform the historic […]

Open House Melbourne

Open House Melbourne Weekend 2017 10th Anniversary Program

15 June

MEDIA RELEASE Thursday 15 June Open House Melbourne Weekend 2017 10th Anniversary Program announced The annual Open House Melbourne Weekend 2017 Program was launched this morning at the RMIT New Academic Street precinct, celebrating the organisation’s 10th Anniversary. On Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th July, over 200 buildings around Melbourne will open their doors to […]

Open House Melbourne to present What Would Jane Do?

2 June

MEDIA RELEASE 16 May 2017 Open House Melbourne to present What Would Jane Do? July Program In partnership with ACMI and the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing & Ideas, and in association with janewalks.org, Open House Melbourne will present a special program that examines the work of leading American urbanist and city activist, Jane Jacobs. […]

Nite Art welcomes Berlin artist Fabian Knecht

2 June

“My hope is that art is a means to break power and authority, and that by questioning art we can take paths beyond convention” – Fabian Knecht Nite Art 2017 is delighted to bring one of the most prominent figures of Berlin’s contemporary art scene, Fabian Knecht, to Melbourne. Knecht, who is most known for […]

Winter Wild announces new artists

2 June

Laura Jean, Friendships, Sui Zhen and more join the WinterWild program July – August 2017 A second round of artists have been added to Apollo Bay’s new after-dark festival WinterWild, which will take place over four wintery weekends across July and August. Braving the elements for the final weekend of the festival (Fire: 12 – […]