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The weather may be cooling down, but Melbourne’s calendar is heating up. Grab the diary – you’ll want to lock in every one of these major events.
Explore the magic of Disney at ACMI
Discover the magic behind almost 100 years of Disney in this Australia-first exhibition. Spot beloved classics and new favourites like Moana and Frozen amongst more than 500 original sketches and rare artworks. You can even step inside a scene from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs!
The Winter Village
Melbourne's magical winter wonderland returns for a bumper three month season. Embrace the chilly season with igloo dining, ice skating, espresso martinis and more. Tuesdays offer 2-for-1 entry to the rink, and you can book igloo brunches on weekends for early access.
Winter Night Market
Melbourne's most iconic night market is back for a bumper 13-week season. Fuel up on BBQ, cheesy pasta, hot chocolate and mulled wine from pop-up food stalls. Shop with the best local makers at stalls selling everything from art to homewares. And don't miss the market's Christmas in July series, complete with eggnog, carollers and Christmas trees!
A blissful escape from the outside world, this dreamy pop-up projection wonderland is like a maze for the modern era. The fully interactive exhibition takes visitors on a journey that incites all five senses. Head down to explore endless rooms filled with dizzying projections, inflatable light tunnels and neon rainbow displays.
French Impressionism at the NGV
Dreaming of a trip to Paris? Get one step closer with the NGV's latest exhibition on French Impressionism. This exclusive collection contains 100 masterworks, 79 of which have never been exhibited in Australia before. Featuring the work of Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Camille Pissarro.
More unmissable events
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
The award-winning production playing exclusively in Melbourne.
Becoming You: An incomplete Guide
An exhibition of Australian coming-of-age stories.
Jurassic World by Brickman
An adventure 6 million LEGO® bricks in the making.
THE LUME Melbourne
Immerse yourself in the work of Van Gogh at Australia's digital art gallery.
Treasures of the Natural World
Melbourne Museum's newest exhibition from London's Natural History Museum.
Last updated on Wed 2 Jun 2021
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Light the Way
Designer Sener Besim presents his first ever large-scale sculptural work.
Imaginary Science – Jess Hall
Imaginary Science explores transitional spaces between art, craft and science.
Objects of My Affection: Stories of Love
An exhibition of objects gathered by William Johnston during his life.