Get Inside Metropolitan Melbourne on 30 and 31 July and throughout the month of July

19 May

Open House Melbourne is opening the doors to more buildings across Melbourne than ever before. The Open House Melbourne Weekend takes place on 30 and 31 July this year and offers an expanded footprint beyond the central city and into metropolitan Melbourne. In addition to the Weekend, Open House Melbourne continues to promote public engagement […]

Open House Melbourne Asks, ‘What’s The Beef With Brutalism?’

18 April

For the month of May, Open House Melbourne is paying homage to one of the most challenging architectural styles that exists today: brutalism. Join Open House for a series of screenings, talks and tours to consider people’s beef with a Béton brut, explore the social significance of the style, and consider what is the new, […]

CLIMARTE Poster Project sticks up for climate change action

7 April

CLIMARTE presents the CLIMARTE Poster Project 2016, taking place on the streets of Melbourne this May. Eleven Australian artists have been commissioned by CLIMARTE to design posters that engage the community on climate change action, with 500 A0-sized posters to be displayed on poster sites around town. The commissioned artists are Angela Brennan, Chris Bond, […]

Melbourne Fringe Festival 2016 offers invaluable support to artists

23 February

The Melbourne Fringe Festival, Victoria’s most vibrant independent arts showcase, announces new support programs as it invites artists from all disciplines to apply to be a part of Melbourne Fringe 2016. Melbourne Fringe is asking our city to step into the light. The Festival will illuminate different perspectives, searchlight new artists, spotlight artistic innovation, shed […]

Aphids Presents Howl for the Festival of Live Art

16 February

For one night only, March 5th, Aphids presents Howl, a celebration of 15 significant moments in art history. A ritual procession starring a sculpture of Captain Cook, thousands of sunflower seeds and a killer whale named Tilikum. A requiem that is unquestionably queer, arguably dangerous and probably obscene. Performed by three women. Scored by Mozart […]

Linden New Art presents the third annual Linden Art Prize 2016

15 February

Linden New Art is proud to present the third annual Linden Art Prize opening Friday 4th March. The prize is a non-acquisitive contemporary art award established for artists who have graduated from a Masters Degree or PhD in 2015. Shortlisting judges this year are Mardi Novak, Senior Curator of Hawthorn’s Town Hall Gallery and Lyn […]

Fred Williams OBE and John Nixon in Reducing Landscapes at Town Hall Gallery

11 January

16 January – 6 March 2016 Town Hall Gallery presents Reducing Landscapes: Fred Williams and John Nixon. This touring exhibition by the Cbus Collection of Australian Art and Latrobe Regional Gallery unites these two major Australian artists in an exhibition that becomes more than the sum of its parts. The paintings of Fred Williams and […]

Frog by John Olsen, Photography by James Taylor

New John Olsen sculpture to be unveiled for Wonderment Walk Victoria

1 December

Wonderment Walk Victoria is pleased to announce the installation of its first permanent work in Melbourne’s CBD: Frog by treasured Australian artist John Olsen AO OBE. Wonderment Walk commissioned this super-sized frog sculpture, which is cast in bronze and towers over two metres tall. Olsen’s largest sculpture to date, Frog will be unveiled at its […]

The 24 Hour Experience Ballarat: The Living Documentary of a Lesser-Heard City

9 October

‘Pockets of artistic surprises and tasters in unexpected places… Be part of a creative map that unfolds across the Ballarat area!’ – Alisa Tanaka King, Things I’m Not Afraid Of The 24 Hour Experience is a Utopian vision of Ballarat: a series of 24 live art events running every hour for 24 hours. The 24 hour […]

Artist Robert Fenton Wins 2015 Linden Postcard Show

30 September

The winner of the 2015 Linden Postcard Show was awarded last Friday night at the launch of the Postcard Show to Sydney born, Melbourne based, Robert Fenton. Fenton has been awarded $5,000 donated by Linden’s generous anonymous donor for his work titled In The Old Days, Delivery Of Contemporary Art Was A Hazardous Profession. “Linden […]