The best of Melbourne’s new and unmissable bars, restaurants and unique-to-our-city experiences.

1 Sep - 31 Dec

She-Oak And Sunlight: Australian Impressionism Virtual Tour

Experience NGV's She-Oak and Sunlight: Australian Impressionism exhibition virtually.

31 Aug - 31 Dec

Maree Clarke: Ancestral Memories – Virtual Tour

Explore NGV's Maree Clarke: Ancestral Memories exhibition virtually.

The best Melbourne brunch takeaway and delivery

OTT bagels, Japanese shokupan, katsu sando and more.

The best new bars in Melbourne

The best new spots for nitro cocktails, natural wines and delicious cheeseboards.

Curious

Curious pairs bold concoctions with a menu of small bites and sharing plates.

The best new restaurants in Melbourne

Find Melbourne's best new spots for dining, drinking and more.

West Side Place Artcade

West Side Place Artcade is a public art collection celebrating the vibrancy of art and the city.

Bijou Bottle Store & Bar

A bottle store and bar with a large selection of boutique wine and spirits.

Chancery Lane

Reimagining timeless charm this European style bistro is suited for any occasion.

Farmer's Daughters

A three-storey farm-to-table venue from Alejandro Saravia, celebrating the Gippsland region.

INDU

A celebration of Southern Indian and Sri Lankan village culture, flavours and hospitality.

Lollo Melbourne

Experience a menu of remixed classics sitting alongside bold innovations.

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Mejico

Bringing Mexican flavours, fun and more than 260 different tequilas to the table.

Piccolina Gelateria

Enjoy pure and authentic Italian gelato from Piccolina's Hardware Lane shop.

StoryVille

StoryVille bar and nightclub honours the childhood fables and fairytales we all know and love.

Tres a Cinco

A laneway cantina and bar serving authentic Mexican food and cocktails.

The Rooftop at QT

Stylish rooftop bar above the designer QT hotel offering spectacular views of the city.

4 Jan - 31 Dec

Becoming You: An incomplete Guide

An exhibition of Australian coming-of-age stories.

3 Oct - 27 Mar

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The award-winning production playing exclusively in Melbourne.

1 Sep - 24 Nov

THE LUME Melbourne

Immerse yourself in the work of Van Gogh at Australia's digital art gallery.

25 Jun - 3 Oct

French Impressionism from The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

An exhibition of over 100 masterworks of French Impressionism.

12 Mar - 6 Feb

Big Weather

A timely exhibition that recognises Indigenous cultural knowledge of weather systems.

13 May - 17 Oct

Disney: The Magic of Animation

Discover the creativity and innovation of almost 100 years of Disney Animation.

25 Jun - 31 Jan

Treasures of the Natural World

Melbourne Museum's newest exhibition from London's Natural History Museum.

24 Sep - 3 Oct

Jurassic World by Brickman

An adventure 6 million LEGO® bricks in the making.

4 Jun - 1 Oct

NGV Friday Nights

Stay up late at the French Impressionism exhibition, with music, bars and dining.

29 Apr - 31 Oct

Flash Forward

Explore 40 city laneways that are being transformed by over 80 creatives.

25 Jun - 3 Oct

Maree Clarke: Ancestral Memories

The first major retrospective of Melbourne-based artist and designer, Maree Clarke.

6 Oct - 17 Oct

Frozen the Musical

See the much-loved film come to life at Her Majesty's Theatre

11 Jan - 31 Dec

Worlds Immersive at Melbourne Museum

Art and science collide with mesmerising imagery and soundscapes in this 5-minute film.

19 Aug - 21 Nov

Jasmine Grace: Ebb and Flow

A new exhibition by Melbourne-based light artist Jasmine Grace.

15 Dec - 17 Dec

Rialto Christmas Creators Market

Get in the festive spirit and shop for gifts by local makers and producers.

23 Sep - 1 Aug

Seeing the Invisible

An ambitious exhibition of artworks created with augmented reality (AR) technology.

1 Oct - 31 Oct

Craft Contemporary

A festival that explores how craft is evolving in the twenty-first century.

29 Oct - 7 Aug

2021 NGV Architecture Commission: Pond[er]

An outdoor installation, complete with a pink pond.

8 Nov - 18 Dec

As You Like It

A topsy-turvy celebration of love in all its forms.

19 Nov - 1 May

Bark Ladies

An exhibition that celebrates the NGV’s extraordinary collection of work by Yolngu women artists.

2 Dec - 12 Dec

The New North Melbourne Museum of Modern Art

An exhibition spanning painting, ceramics, photography and film.

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