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...
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...
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...
3/2/19 to 5/26/19

Sidney Nolan’s Ned Kelly series

Sidney Nolan, "Ned Kelly" 1946, From the "Ned Kelly series" 1946–47, enamel paint on composition board, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Gift of Sunday Reed 1977.

The National Gallery of Australia’s collection of Sidney Nolanʼs “Ned Kelly” paintings will be on display at the Geelong Gallery as part of an extensive national tour. Take this rare opportunity to see some of the most famous and poignant masterpieces of 20th-century Australian art up close. From...
3/12/19 to 5/19/19

Murielʼs Wedding The Musical

Muriels Wedding The Musical, playing at Her Majesty's Theatre in Melbourne. Photo: original Sydney cast.

Muriel's Wedding The Musical, playing in Melbourne at Her Majesty's Theatre, is an award-winning Australian show, and a comedic masterpiece with a huge heart. The theatrical version of PJ Hogan’s iconic hit film has been updated to reflect the changing times since the movie was released in 1994 by...
4/6/19 to 4/28/19

West Side Story

A timeless masterpiece, “West Side Story” is a modern retelling of “Romeo and Juliet”. The tragic love story tells the tale of two gangs—the New York-born Jets taking on the Sharks, a group of young Puerto Ricans. Leonard Bernstein’s world-famous score features classic songs such as “Maria”, “...
4/26/19 to 4/27/19

Ghostbusters in Concert

Photo: Daniel Aulsebrook

The concept of merging the "Ghostbusters" film with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) was almost surreal but it works a treat. The score of the 1984 comedy-meets-sci-fi movie is being performed live to picture by MSO at the Arts Centre Melbourne, making this a real blast from the past.
4/27/19 to 6/8/19

Barnum — The Circus Musical

One of Broadway’s most treasured musicals, “Barnum­—The Circus Musical” is a colourful, dazzling spectacle. Aussie’s own greatest showman, Todd McKenney, has scored the role as P.T. Barnum, America’s legendary circus impresario. The musical is full of daring circus feats, magic tricks, tap-along...
4/30/19

Post Malone

Austin Richard Post—aka Post Malone—will blend his musical genres live, merging rap, hip-hop and R&B at Rod Laver Arena.