Events In Melbourne

6/8/18 to 5/26/19

Gold Rush: 20 Objects, 20 Stories 

The "Gold Rush: 20 Objects, 20 Stories" exhibition at the Old Treasury Building.

The "Gold Rush: 20 Objects, 20 Stories" exhibition at the Old Treasury Building looks at Victoria’s gold rush period through 20 stories of 20 objects. From tiny manuscript diaries kept by men and women on the goldfields, to a replica of the largest nugget found in the world at the time, this...
8/31/18 to 1/28/19

‘Baldessin/Whiteley: Parallel Visions’ at the National Gallery of Victoria

Installation view of Brett Whiteley The American Dream, 1968−69, at Baldessin/Whiteley: Parallel Visions on display at NGV Australia from 31 August 2018 – 28 January 2019
© Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
Photo: Amelia Stanwix

The works of two major Australian artists come together in a new exhibition at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia. “Baldessin/Whiteley: Parallel Visions” surveys the careers of George Baldessin and Brett Whiteley. Both artists were born in the same year, 1939, and achieved great success in the...
9/22/18 to 3/3/19

Mandela My Life: The Official Exhibition

Boxing Glove - Signed by Muhammad Ali, Nelson Mandela Foundation. photo: Jon Augier/Museums Victoria.

The much-anticipated “Mandela My Life: The Official Exhibition” is on at Melbourne Museum from 22 September. The 800m² exhibition includes outstanding artworks, original artefacts and genuine replications of rare content from the Nelson Mandela archives, including manuscripts from his writings in...
11/1/18 to 2/1/19

School of Rock The Musical

(Courtesy School of Rock)

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway and West End Smash hit rock musical, "School of Rock" is now playing in Melbourne. Based on the hit film, this Australian Premiere production features Brent Hill as music teacher and wannabe rock star Dewey Finn, and Amy Lehpamer as headmistress Rosalie Mullins,...
11/21/18 to 3/20/19

The Summer Night Market at Queen Victoria Market

(Courtesy Queen Victoria Market)

The Summer Night Market returns to Queen Victoria Market this November with over 60 global street food stalls, more than 130 specialty shopping stalls, festival bars, and a rotating line-up of live music and entertainment. Grab your family and friends and join us at Melbourne’s favourite mid-week...
11/23/18 to 2/10/19

The Linden Postcard Show

Postcard artworks displayed at the Linden New Art's Museum (©David Marks)

Visit the iconic Linden Postcard Show at St Kilda. Since 1990, this much-loved open-entry small artwork prize exhibition has been providing artists the opportunity to present their artwork on the walls of Linden New Artʼs beautiful Victorian-era building. All artworks in the Linden Postcard Show...
11/28/18 to 3/31/19

Melbourne's Moonlight Cinema

Moonlight Cinema (Courtesy of Moonlight Cinema)

Melbourne’s favourite outdoor cinema is back for another fun-filled summer season. Moonlight Cinema presents a diverse program of big blockbusters, new releases, advanced screenings and cult classic films under a starlit cinema screen. Prepare your own picnic, buy snacks from the food truck, or...
12/1/18 to 4/28/19

LOVE at the Immigration Museum

"LOVE" (Courtesy of the Immigration Museum)

This summer the Immigration Museum celebrates all forms of love in a brand-new exhibition. “LOVE” combines visual art, historic and contemporary artefacts, and personal reflections from the community and visitors to explore love in all its glory. The exhibition embraces all kinds of connections...
12/5/18 to 2/16/19

"Evita" the musical

Cast of "EVITA" (©Jeff Busby)

See Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic musical “EVITA”, starring Australia’s own Tina Arena as Eva Peron, the wife of Argentinian dictator Juan Peron, who climbed the social ladder to a position of wealth, power and privilege and ultimately became the spiritual leader of the Argentinian...
12/20/18 to 1/27/19

"The Wind in the Willows" at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

Wind in the Willows (©Ben Fon)

The Australian Shakespeare Company presents a summer season of “The Wind in the Willows”. This outdoor theatre production, playing in the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, delivers music, songs, and laughs. This timeless classic features the likes of Ratty, Mole, Badger, Otter, Portly and...