Events In Melbourne

1/19/19 to 12/1/19

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Original London company. Photo: Manuel Harlan

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Childˮ, showing at Melbourne's Princess Theatre, is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. In the play, Harry Potter has grown up and wrestles with his career, as well as being a dad and a husband...
2/12/19 to 12/14/19

Queen Victoria Market's Ultimate Foodie Tour

Queen Victoria Market's Ultimate Foodie Tour. Photo: Simon Shiff.

One of the best ways to experience Melbourne's Queen Victoria Market is to take the Ultimate Foodie Tour, a gourmet walking tour for food lovers. Taste the freshest produce, discover unique ingredients, learn tips and tricks for shopping and cooking, and discover the Market's history. The two-hour...
4/5/19 to 8/4/19

Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor

Photo: Brooke Holm

“Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor” at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) brings together approximately one hundred sculptural and pictorial works from an artist who changed the course of modern art. Widely acknowledged as the artist who made sculpture move, Alexander Calder is credited with...
4/19/19 to 9/29/19

In the Land of Drought

Julian Rosefeldt, In the Land of Drought 2015–17 (still) National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Purchased with support of the 2017 NGV Curatorial Tour donors, 2018. © Julian Rosefeldt. Image courtesy of the artist and KÖNIG GALERIE.

German artist and filmmaker Julian Rosefeldt is known for dancing on the edge of darkness and beauty. In his solo exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria, “In the Land of Drought”, he turns his meticulous cinematic eye to the devastating effects of human-generated climate change, summoning...
5/1/19 to 9/1/19

Winter Village Federation Square

The Winter Village, Federation Square

Go ice skating, visit a hot chocolate stand or even book a private igloo at Federation Square in Melbourne, which has been turned into a European-style wonderland for The Winter Village pop-up.
5/6/19 to 8/25/19

Revolutions: Records + Rebels

Revolutions: Records + Rebels, Melbourne Museum

The 1960's was a moment in history that changed everything. In “Revolutions: Records + Rebels” at Melbourne Museum, visitors are taken on an immersive ride through the events, voices and technologies that shook the world—from swinging London fashion to anti-Vietnam war protests. Developed by the...
5/24/19 to 10/13/19

NGV Winter Masterpieces 2019

Cai Guo-Qiang, "Pulse Mountain". Photo: Tobias Titz.

The past, present and future of Chinese art collide at the 2019 iteration of National Gallery of Victoriaʼs “Winter Masterpieces” exhibition series. Building on showstopping past winter exhibitions that have included Vincent van Gogh, Edgar Degas and The Hermitage collection, this year the gallery...
6/13/19 to 7/27/19

Un-Thaid at Grau Projekt

undit PUANGTHONG, "UNI NATURE FRIENDS", 2019, 110x122cm, Acrylic on Plywood. "Un-Thaid" exhibition at Grau Projekt.

Grau Projekt combines two of founder Matt Bax's heartfelt passions. The concept is of "artist-curated drinking", which makes sense considering Bax is also the founder of several revered Melbourne bars, including Bar Americano. The current art, cocktail and performance program at Grau Projekt, "Un-...
6/24/19 to 6/1/20

Wayward Women? at Old Treasury Building

Portrait of Beatrice Phillips as part of the "Wayward Women?" exhibition at Old Treasury Building

In the late 19th to early 20th centuries, women who transgressed societal mores were judged harshly. While some prospered, many of them paid dearly for their actions—but not all for nothing. The “Wayward Women?” exhibition at Melbourne's Old Treasury Building follows the stories of 10 women from...
6/27/19 to 7/21/19

Malthouse Theatre presents Solaris

Photo: Zan Wimberley

“Solaris” is a thriller about a mysterious planet, its evasive inhabitants, and the space crew tasked with exploring it. Set aboard a lonely, haunted, half-abandoned space station, this production by Melbourne's Malthouse Theatre follows Kelvin, a psychologist sent to find out why the stationʼs...