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Melbourne International Coffee Expo
Asia Pacific's largest dedicated coffee event returns in 2022.
Oz Comic-Con Melbourne
A fun event for fans of all ages, interests and pop-obsessions.
Seeing the Invisible
An ambitious exhibition of artworks created with augmented reality (AR) technology.
NGV Architecture Commission: Pond[er]
An outdoor installation, complete with a pink pond.
Becoming You: An Incomplete Guide
An exhibition of Australian coming-of-age stories.
Jasmine Grace: Ebb and Flow
A new exhibition by Melbourne-based light artist Jasmine Grace.
Explore 40 city laneways that are being transformed by over 80 creatives.
Melbourne's best events making a comeback this year
Celebrate as Melbourne’s favourite experiences return over summer.
The nation's best celebration of everything drag, kitsch and pop-culture is coming to Melbourne.
She-Oak And Sunlight: Australian Impressionism Virtual Tour
Experience NGV's She-Oak and Sunlight: Australian Impressionism exhibition virtually.
Maree Clarke: Ancestral Memories
The first major retrospective of the Melbourne-based artist.
Maree Clarke: Ancestral Memories Virtual Tour
Explore the major retrospective of the Melbourne-based artist.
The Story of the Moving Image
An ongoing exhibition that journeys through the past, present and future of the moving image.
What's free in Melbourne this month
Everything to see, do and enjoy in Melbourne for free this month.
Silent Dialogue / 沉默的对话
Silent Dialogue / 沉默的对话 is a group art exhibition and program of events about migration.
The New North Melbourne Museum of Modern Art
An exhibition spanning painting, ceramics, photography and film.
Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto
A major exhibition focusing on the French couturière.
The best free and cheap events for families
Ideas for making lockdown entertainment fun and easy.
Boho Luxe Market and Glamping Festival
A weekend market celebrating glamping and boho style.
A Miracle Constantly Repeated, by Patricia Piccinini
Flinders Street Station’s ballroom opens its doors for Australia’s pre-eminent visual artist.
Melbourne Harmony Festival
Presenting the shared music, art, and culture of the people of the Eastern Mediterranean.
An exhibition that celebrates the NGV’s extraordinary collection of work by Yolngu women artists.
The biggest all-encompassing equestrian event in the southern hemisphere returns in 2022.
Treasures of the Natural World
Melbourne Museum's newest exhibition from London's Natural History Museum.
A timely exhibition that recognises Indigenous cultural knowledge of weather systems.
Dream Factory: GMH Design at Fishermans Bend 1964-2020
This exhibition celebrates the story of GMH design in Melbourne.
Australian Music Vault
A celebration of Australian contemporary music – past, present and future.
Worlds Immersive at Melbourne Museum
Art and science collide with mesmerising imagery and soundscapes in this 5-minute film.
Goya: Drawings from the Prado Museum Virtual Tour
Explore this world-exclusive exhibition in a 3D virtual tour.
THE LUME Melbourne
Immerse yourself in the work of Van Gogh at Australia's digital art gallery.
Spectrum: An Exploration of Colour
An exhibition exploring colour in works drawn from the NGV.
Films from three artists that explore the future of art in a decentralised world.
Michael Camakaris: Blindside Artist Mentorship Initiative
An online exhibition curated by Michael Camakaris.
Melbourne's essential night-time events
From hidden laneway markets to retro roller rinks, Melbourne gets lit once the lights go out.
Louise Marson: Breath
An online exhibition that examines isolation, connection and healing.
Signal Screen: Skate Melbourne
Pass by Signal after dark to see projected skate videos made by young people.
Queer shines a light on the NGV Collection to examine the queer stories that artworks can tell.
Melissa Boughey: Small Wonder
A solo exhibition of large scale painted landscapes and works on paper.
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Melbourne laneways are filled with street art, stencils, paste-ups and mixed media.
Revitalise & Reconnect, Mandi Barton
Artist Mandi Barton has transformed three electrical boxes with her site-responsive artworks.
A distinctive artwork by Matthew Harding, at the gateway to Royal Park.