12 Nov - 5 Apr


MPavilion is Australia’s leading architecture and design event.

15 Aug

An Evening with Peter Singer

Hear the activist and world's most influential living philosopher, Peter Singer, in conversation.

8 Jan - 5 Apr

MPavilion Parkade

Revered architecture and design event MPavilion occupies the Parkade car park.

19 May - 31 Mar

Afternoon Tea and Talk

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

1 Feb - 28 Feb

National Sustainable Living Festival

Showcasing sustainability and climate thought leaders.

6 Mar

Stencil Art Workshop

Learn how to create quirky stencil art on canvas with street artist N20.

22 May

Geoffrey Robertson – It's No Longer Hypothetical

An insightful evening with the human rights judge and barrister.

26 Mar - 29 Oct

Society of Women Writers Victoria

Sharpen your writing skills and meet other writers in these workshops.

22 Feb - 22 Nov

Queer Book Club

A book club for those who are curious or passionate about queer books.

15 Apr - 18 Apr

Australasian Quilt Convention

See the best quilts around Australia, amazing international works and learn new techniques.

15 Aug - 31 Jul

75th Anniversary of the End of World War II

Activities, stories and exhibitions reflecting on WWII.

29 Mar

The Rise and Role of the Modern Sculpture Park

An online lecture discussing the creation of public and private sculpture parks around the world.

27 Mar

Native and Wild Solid Perfume Workshop

As part of Melbourne Design Week create a solid perfume with native plants.

27 Feb

Unexpected Upcycling

Learn to transform single-use plastic bags into beautiful materials and useful products.

16 Mar

Fashion and Consumption: 1500-1900

A lecture about the key concepts and debates around consumption, fashion and design.

12 Nov - 1 Mar

MPavilion Summer Reading List

Guest curators offer a personalised snapshot of what the chosen monthly theme means to them.

17 Mar

Creating the Consumer: 20th Century Fashion

An exploration of what being a good consumer meant in the 20th century.

1 Mar - 12 Mar

Pause Fest

Pause Fest is the world's leading festival for business and creativity.

13 Mar

Salumi Masterclass

Join this salumi masterclass co-hosted by artisan salami creators, Puopolo.

19 Feb - 11 Apr

Tea Connoisseurs' Night

Enjoy a night as a tea connoisseur at the Chinese Museum.

1 Oct - 30 Jun

Melbourne Ghost Tour

Uncover the dark criminal history and the true crimes that shook Melbourne to its core.

10 Jan - 28 Feb

Forest Therapy

Unwind with forest therapy (shinrin-yoku) and immerse your senses in nature.

28 Nov - 31 May

MetaScent Perfumer's Workshop

Create your own perfume to discover the ultimate expression of individuality.

4 Apr

The 31st Annual Great Debate

Six comedians fight it out in the Comedy Festival's annual Great Debate.

28 Feb

Suki McMaster Rubber Stamps Workshop

Join this workshop and learn how to make rubber stamps with rubber erasers, a blade and an ink pad.

6 Apr - 15 Apr

Lego Machine Virtual Learning Labs

Join in for some serious fun with virtual STEM Learning using LEGO Education.

5 Mar

Women’s History Beyond Stereotypes

An International Women's Day talk on nursing and midwifery.

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19 Mar

The Many Slippers of Cinderella with Hilary Davidson

Cinderella’s glass slippers are the most famous shoes in Western culture, but there are more...

19 Mar

College Table at Graduate House

Dr Emma Nyhan will lead a discussion on the sociology of law and human rights.

3 Mar

Monthly Luncheon at Graduate House

A talk by Victor Perton from the Centre for Optimism.

14 Nov - 28 Feb

Italian Paper Marbling Workshop

Private workshops demonstrating traditional methods of Italian hand marbled paper.