6 Dec - 28 Aug

NGV Architecture Commission: Pond[er]

An outdoor installation, complete with a pink pond.

10 Sep - 11 Sep

Melbourne Bike Show

Australia's only hybrid consumer and industry bicycle show.

10 Mar - 21 Aug


Queer shines a light on the NGV Collection to examine the queer stories that artworks can tell.

23 Sep - 1 Aug

Seeing the Invisible

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

21 Jun - 21 Aug

Who Are You: Australian Portraiture

Who Are You brings together the portrait holdings of the NGV and the National Portrait Gallery.

17 Jun - 12 Nov

Light: Late Night Access

Experience ACMI’s Winter Masterpieces exhibition Light: Works from the Tate Collection after hours.

6 Aug - 7 Aug

Drag Expo

The world’s biggest and best drag queens are coming to Melbourne.

26 Aug - 28 Aug

Boho Luxe Market and Boho Bride

A weekend market celebrating boho style.

14 Oct - 16 Oct

Dog Lovers Show

Australia’s favourite fur-festival has been rescheduled to 2022.

25 Jun - 29 Oct

Melbourne Craft Fair

Enjoy a contemporary craft fair at Queen Victoria Market.

27 Apr - 31 Jul

Yoga at THE LUME Melbourne

Join Happy Melon Studios for an immersive and multi-sensory yoga experience at THE LUME.

21 Jun - 29 Jan

Indigenous Art from the NGV Collection

Discover art that builds on and challenges tradition in Indigenous Art from the NGV Collection.

10 Jun - 9 Oct

The Picasso Century

NGV's world-premiere Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition.

10 Nov - 13 Nov

EQUITANA Melbourne

The biggest all-encompassing equestrian event in the southern hemisphere returns in 2022.

11 Dec - 16 Apr

Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, Muse

The first major Australian exhibition to explore the work of fashion designer Alexander McQueen.

16 Jun - 13 Nov

Light: Works from Tate’s Collection

Illuminates centuries of artistic practice and artists who harness light in their works.

22 Jul - 29 Jan

Tyama: A Deeper Sense of Knowing

Discover senses beyond human perception, alongside the animals that use them.

1 Nov - 31 Jul

THE LUME Melbourne

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

7 Jul - 9 Jul

Melbourne Rare Book Fair

Three days of rare and beautiful books, prints and ephemera.

27 Sep - 30 Sep

Melbourne International Coffee Expo

Asia Pacific's largest dedicated coffee event returns in 2022.

2 Aug - 13 Aug

Margaret Gold: To the Promised Land

An exhibition capturing the experiences of asylum seekers.

24 Jun - 19 Jul


A group exhibition of wild works by a range of artists.

15 Jul

On the Way

Exhibition party for photographic show, On the Way.

30 Jul - 31 Jul

The Future of Toys

Discover artworks made from pre-loved toys and learn about sustainable technologies.

30 Jun - 6 Aug

And She Was Wearing Trousers: A Call to Our Heroines

Southern African heroines of the past come alive in this rich new exhibition.

22 Apr - 10 Jul

Luke Jerram: Gaia

See Luke Jerram’s detailed sculpture of the earth suspended in St Paul's Cathedral.

1 Jun - 24 Jul


A mesmerising symphony of light, sound and joy, staged in a breathtaking mirror maze.

12 Jul - 14 Aug

Aaron Ashwood and Yolanda Scholz Vinall: Patchwork

An immersive painting installation of mixed media paintings on canvas and repurposed materials.

23 Jun - 8 Jul

MSDx Winter Exhibition

MSDx showcases design innovation across architecture, urban design, digital technology and more.

19 Jul - 30 Jul

Boljevic and Palacio: The Book of Fabulas and Scented Echoes

Classic European paintings juxtaposed with Australian daily life imagery, plus poetic descriptions.

3 Jun - 6 Nov

Susan Jacobs: The Ants are in the Idiom

A presentation of newly commissioned work by Australian-born, London-based artist Susan Jacobs.

19 May - 14 Jul

The Grand Tour: 19thC Tourism Photography

This exhibition revisits the beginnings of the nexus of tourism and photography.

18 Jul - 26 Aug

Sharing Schools, Building Communities

This exhibition showcases the potential for developing and sustaining schools as community hubs.

1 Jul - 7 Aug

The Eyes

Explore your discomfort zone as The Eyes watch you, watching them, watching you.

1 Dec - 30 Oct

Lust Love Loss: Australian Stories of Wartime Relationships

Explore how universal experiences are magnified in times of war.

28 Jul - 31 Jul

Open House Melbourne

Enjoy over 200 in-person events, tours and talks for architecture, design and social history lovers.

26 Mar - 12 Nov

Mary MacKillop Heritage Centre Open Days

Find out more about the Mary MacKillop Heritage Centre by visiting on an open day.

16 Aug - 27 Aug

Aloma Treister: My Neighbours’ Gardens

Paintings of flowers and plants, celebrating the beauty of nature.

16 Jul

Former Melbourne General Hospital Paranormal Tour

Take a tour of the former Melbourne General Hospital.

22 Jun - 14 Jul

Robert Lee: Balance of Life

View a series of hanging artworks on display at Library at The Dock.

Discover more

Aperture f/1.2_Shallow Inlet

A billboard-sized outdoor artwork by James Geurts on the Hero Apartment Building.

Street art

Melbourne laneways are filled with street art, stencils, paste-ups and mixed media.


A distinctive artwork by Matthew Harding, at the gateway to Royal Park.

Federation Bells

The Federation Bells are a set of 39 brass bells located in Birrarung Marr in central Melbourne.