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17 Jun - 31 Jul

Sugar Republic's Rainbow Walk

A free art exhibition below the city exploring isolation, resilience and positivity in the pandemic.

27 Jun - 25 Jul

Melbourne International Jazz Festival: These Digital Times

A free, online music festival of the best local and international jazz.

10 Jul - 31 Aug

Convergence The Art of Zhou Xiaoping in Aboriginal Australia

View a collection of artworks from celebrated Chinese-Australian Artist, Zhou Xiaoping, online.

25 Jun - 12 Jul

Paranoid Android: Participatory Audio Artworks

A set of three audio participatory works to be played out at home.

4 Aug

Crime Scenes in a Ghost Town – The Atmospherics of Lockdown

Hear experts explore how lockdowns are transforming space now and into the future.

1 Aug

Marie's Crisis

The virtual musical theatre sing-a-long of your dreams – live from New York.

8 Jul - 26 Jul

Truffle Melbourne: Truffle Confidential Online

A digital festival of truffle cooking, conversation and celebration.

7 Jul - 20 Jul

Fed Square Monday Masterclass

Food, glorious food – tune into Fed Square's marvellous Monday Masterclasses.

2 Aug

Fringe Roulette

Enjoy a tasty sampler from the impressive line-up of Fringe artists.

1 Aug

Cry Club

One of Australia’s most energetic, riled-up noise-pop acts.

6 Jul - 16 Jul

A Not So Traditional Story

An epic tale of adventure, friendship and Tasmanian Aboriginal culture for the whole family.

2 Aug

La Nonna: The Little Bits We Love

Come join Melbourne’s favourite Nonnas, serving up their best stories and oldest kitchen secrets.

31 Jul

Zoë Coombs Marr: Born Slippy

A new performance lecture cum conspiracy theory from Zoë Coombs Marr.

16 Jul - 26 Jul

Open House Melbourne

Celebrate one of the world’s most liveable cities from the comfort of your own home.

1 Aug

Biladurang 2.0

Share a uniquely immersive and intimate encounter in the hilarious and revelatory Biladurang.

31 Jul

Fringe Fridays: A Virtual Comedy Quiz

An online knock-off drink with Reuben Kaye and Victoria Falconer-Pritchard.

31 Jul - 2 Aug

Melbourne Fringe VCR Fest

VCR Fest is three days of digital events delivered straight to your home.

19 Mar - 31 Jul

Animal House: Live Stream Melbourne Zoo

Stay connected with your favourite animal from home, work or anywhere.

29 Apr - 26 Jul

Affirmation

Affirmation is a major exhibition that explores truth-telling through a First Nations lens.

5 May - 31 Jul

ACO HomeCasts

Enjoy an immersive Digital Season of music online from the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO).

11 Oct

Sri Lankan Festival

Experience the flavours and culture of Sri Lanka, right here in Melbourne!

10 Jun - 31 Jul

Ali McGregor's Late-Nite Variety-Nite Night: Online Editions

Get set for Ali McGregor's Late-Nite Variety-Nite Night - the Online Editions.

19 May - 31 Aug

Afternoon Tea and Talk

A weekly online discussion series with authors and writers hosted by Astrid Edwards.

15 Jul - 9 Sep

KEWL Originals

Enjoy a weekly online release of award-winning short films and features.

24 Jul - 26 Nov

Vision Australia Puppy Carer Information Session

Find out how to become a puppy carer for a future seeing-eye dog.

2 Oct - 31 Aug

Melbourne Art Trams

Eight new trams-formations will hit the tracks, including a recreation of a 1986 tram.

21 Apr - 30 Sep

Online Tour: Daydream

Take a virtual tour of Daydream, a Melbourne Design Week installation curated by artist Yan Huang.

13 Aug

BLEED Echo Protocol – The Cultures of the Internet

Join Areej Nur in a conversation on how the internet can create digital cultures across borders.

20 May - 30 Oct

We're All In This Together

Watch a short documentary film exploring Melbourne's queer history.

Melbourne Sights Walking Tour

Uncover the stories behind Melbourne's landmarks, gardens and events on this free walking tour.

30 Jun - 30 Sep

Frankenstein's Telephone

Frankenstein's Telephone is an online interactive art exhibition using Artificial Intelligence.

27 Jun - 30 Sep

In Absence – 2019 Architecture Commission

See the winner of the 2019 NGV Architecture Commission.

2 Jul - 31 Aug

SKYPUNCH ZINE # 1 Four Scores for Melbourne

A free zine guide to how to be in Melbourne during the pandemic

Arcades and lanes walk

Discover Melbourne’s laneways, little streets, arcades, cafe society and fascinating shops.​

18 Jan - 31 Dec

World of the Book

Explore a world of ideas and imagination in this exhibition showcasing the history of books.

8 Apr - 31 Aug

Zoo Education Online

The zoo comes to you with learning activities, resources, webinars and live stream animals.

29 Jun - 27 Jul

Dancethropology Podcast

Andee Frost's Dancethropology podcast traces the history of dance culture in Melbourne.

5 Aug - 30 Dec

Southbank Yoga

Southbank Yoga at Boyd Community Hub.