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...
3/1/19 to 6/30/19

Darren Sylvester: Carve a Future, Devour Everything, Become Something

Darren Sylvester, "Who You Are Or How I Meet You, I Don't Know", 2007. Digital C Type Print, 90 x 120cm. Collection of the artist, Melbourne.

Desirability, authenticity and mortality are themes that contemporary Melbourne-based artist Darren Sylvester has been exploring for more than 20 years. In “Darren Sylvester: Carve a Future, Devour Everything, Become Something”, decades of practice come together in a mesmerising, if not slightly...
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...
4/6/19 to 7/14/19

Temptation to Co-Exist at Heide Museum of Contemporary Art

"Temptation to Co-Exist: Janet Burchill and Jennifer McCamley", Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, Photo: Christian Capurro.

Painting, sculpture and neon sit alongside fluoro deck chairs, irreverently painted riot shields and manipulated child car seats in this bright and witty exhibition at Melbourne's Heide Museum of Modern Art. “Temptation to Co-Exist” celebrates four decades of collaboration between groundbreaking...
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...
5/17/19 to 7/16/19

Melbourne Theatre Company presents Heisenberg

Kat Stewart stars in the Melbourne Theatre Company production of "Heisenberg".

Alive with wit and bristling with talent, the Melbourne Theatre Company production of “Heisenberg” tackles the Heisenberg Uncertainty Theory through the lens of romantic comedy. The play follows the story of 42-year-old American, Georgie, who kisses the neck of a stranger at a train station and...
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...