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 […]

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 – […]

North East 2016

Entries Open for 2017 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize

25 May

One of Australia’s richest photography prizes just got richer. The winner of the William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize will now take home $30,000 in prize money – $5,000 more than previous years. For the first time in the history of the prize, Monash Gallery of Art will acquire the winning entry. Established by MGA […]

The Inaugural Annual Dance Affair

19 May

  The Inaugural Annual Dance Affair comes to Hawthorn for a diverse musical mash-up, 20 and 21 July Part theatre performance, part get up and dance, The Inaugural Annual Dance Affair is an all-ages dance event that immerses everyone in an evening of old time and new time dance floor magic, taking over Hawthorn Arts […]



4 May

19 April – 14 May, 2017  CLIMARTE and the Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne are thrilled to present EXIT as part of ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017, a festival of exhibitions and events harnessing the creative power of the arts to inform, engage and inspire action on climate change. In support of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Penny Byrne challenges boundaries in new sculptural exhibition, Brutal

19 December

Linden New Art presents Brutal, a new small-scale exhibition by Penny Byrne running from 10 February to 8 March. While small in scale compared to previous work, Byrne presents a new collection of pieces with an uncompromising political punch. Brutal will be the artist’s first solo exhibition since her success at last year’s 56th Venice […]