Gloom & Glitter

Jennifer Kingwell and The Glitter and Doom Salon take over Hawthorn Arts Centre

26 April

For one night only, Friday 5 May Glamour and glitter will arrive at the Hawthorn Arts Centre when The Glitter and Doom Salon takes over the historic venue for one night only. Performer, broadcaster, writer and composer Jennifer Kingwell will take to the stage on Friday 5 May along with a stunning line up of […]

STILLMAN

Town Hall Gallery commissions five artists to create new works inspired by its Collection

26 April

Town Hall Gallery is pleased to announce the five artists commissioned to create new works for its Another Look exhibition, which will take over the gallery from 28 October to 20 December this year. Vivian Cooper Smith, Dana Harris, Siri Hayes, Tai Snaith and Kylie Stillman have been selected from over forty applicants to produce […]

Science Gallery - Blood projection

Nite Art 2017: Own the Nite Thursday 27 July

26 April

Nite Art returns in 2017 to once again uncover art after dark in Melbourne. From 6pm on Thursday 27 July, art lovers and night seekers are invited to explore our unique city through an interconnected network of galleries, museums, artist- run initiatives and undiscovered spaces. Nite Art 2017 will be made up of two precincts […]

Parvyn Sing and Hue Blanes

Four new album launches at Stonnington Jazz 2017

26 April

Stonnington Jazz will run from 11-21 May this year and in a festival first, it will play host to four brand new album launches. On Thursday 18 May, two renowned local artists Parvyn Singh (The Bombay Royale) and Hue Blanes launch their debut album I Choose You at the David Williamson Theatre. The album beautifully […]

Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening – Youth, rebellion, sexuality and mortality

12 April

Spring Awakening tickets now on sale Tickets for StageArt’s upcoming Broadway musical Spring Awakening are now on sale. Following the announcement of an extremely talented cast, the much-anticipated musical production will be showing from 19 May to 4 June at Prahran’s popular performance venue Chapel off Chapel. The Tony Award-winning musical captures the electrifying journey […]

ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017 FREE Key Events 19 April – 14 May, 2017

11 April

ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017 is drawing closer with just over two weeks to go until the official opening on Wednesday 19 April. A festival of provocative climate change related arts and ideas, the event provides a platform for the discussion of the challenges, opportunities, impacts, and solutions associated with climate change. At the core of the festival […]

Under the sun: Reimagining Max Dupain’s Sunbaker

10 April

Under the sun: Reimagining Max Dupain’s Sunbaker is a large-scale exhibition of new works commissioned from 15 artists responding to Australian photographer Max Dupain’s iconic ‘Sunbaker’ image. Artists include Peta Clancy, Christopher Day, Destiny Deacon, Michaela Gleave, Nasim Nasr, Sara Oscar, Julie Rrap, Khaled Sabsabi, Yhonnie Scarce, Christian Thompson, Angela Tiatia. Kawita Vatanajyankur, Daniel Von […]

Spring Awakening

StageArt announces the cast for Spring Awakening

29 March

StageArt is pleased to announce the cast for the Victorian professional premiere of the Broadway musical Spring Awakening, which will play at Prahran’s Chapel off Chapel from May 18. Spring Awakening is the Tony Award winning story of youth, rebellion, sexuality and mortality set to a beautiful contemporary rock and folk infused score that conveys […]

ART+CLIMATE CHANGE 2017: Program highlights and website now live

24 March

CLIMARTE’s highly anticipated festival of provocative climate change related arts and ideas, ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017, has now launched its website (artclimatechange.org). Running from 19 April – 14 May across venues in Melbourne and regional Victoria, ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017 provides a platform for the discussion of the challenges, opportunities, impacts, and solutions associated with climate change. Five exhibits […]

Stonnington Jazz 2017: a celebration of all-Australian talent

23 March

The award-winning Stonnington Jazz 2017 returns for its 12thth year to present more extraordinary performances by Australian artists, both established and emerging, across a wide variety of jazz styles. The festival will run from 11 May to 21 May and Chelsea Wilson will return as Artistic Director for the second consecutive year. “I’m honoured to […]